Whirlpool GR450LXLT0 Use & care guide

Whirlpool GR450LXLT0 Use & care guide
Installation Instructions
9758641
9758641
30" Electric Freestanding Range
WARNING
Quick Reference
Table of Contents:
Pages
Tip Over Hazard
A child or adult can tip the range and
be killed.
Connect anti-tip bracket to rear
range foot.
Reconnect the anti-tip bracket, if the
range is moved.
Failure to follow these instructions can
result in death or serious burns to
children and adults.
2
Before you start
3
Product dimensions
3
Cabinet dimensions/requirements
4
Electrical requirements
5 - 8
9
Installer: Leave Installation
Instructions with the homeowner.
Homeowner: Keep Installation
Instructions for future reference.
Read and save these instructions for
local electrical inspector’s use.
Check operation
10
If range does not operate
10
If you need assistance/service
10
Moving the range
IMPORTANT:
Read and save these instructions.
IMPORTANT:
Installation steps
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Write down the model and serial
numbers before installing range.
Both numbers are listed on the
model/serial rating plate located
on the oven frame behind the
storage drawer panel.
Model # _______________________________
Serial # _______________________________
1
Part No. 9758641
Before you start...
Your safety and the safety of
others are very important.
We have provided many important safety
messages in this manual and on your
appliance. Always read and obey all
safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to
potential hazards that can kill
or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety
alert symbol and either the word
“DANGER” or “WARNING.” These
words mean:
DANGER
You can be killed or seriously injured
if you don't immediately follow
instructions.
WARNING
You can be killed or seriously injured
if you don't follow instructions.
All safety messages will tell you what the
potential hazard is, tell you how to
reduce the chance of injury, and tell you
what can happen if the instructions are
not followed.
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes
and ordinances. Failure to meet codes
and ordinances could lead to fire or
electrical shock.
Proper installation is your responsibility.
A qualified technician must install this
range. Make sure you have everything
necessary for correct installation. It is the
installer’s responsibility to comply with
installation clearances specified on the
model/serial rating plate. The model/serial
rating plate is located on the oven frame
behind the storage drawer panel.
Check location where range will be
installed. The range should be located for
convenient use in kitchen.
To eliminate the risk of burns or fire by
reaching over heated surface units,
cabinet storage space located above the
surface units should be avoided. If
cabinet storage is to be provided, the risk
can be reduced by installing a range
hood that projects horizontally a
minimum of 5 inches beyond the bottom
of the cabinets.
All openings in the wall or floor where
ranges is to be installed must be sealed.
Cabinet opening dimensions that are
shown must be used. Given dimensions
are minimum clearances.
Grounded electrical outlet is required.
See “Electrical requirements” section.
2
Mobile home installation
The installation of this range must
conform with the Manufactured Home
Construction and Safety Standard, Title
24 CFR, Part 3280 [formerly the Federal
Standard for Mobile Home Construction
and Safety, Title 24, HUD (Part 280)] or,
when such standard is not applicable, the
Standard for Manufactured Home
Installations, ANSI A225.1/NFPA 501A*,
or with local codes.
When this range is installed in a mobile
home, it must be secured to the floor
during transit. Any method of securing
the range is adequate as long as it
conforms to the standards listed above.
Four-wire power supply cord or cable
must be used in a mobile home
installation. The appliance wiring will
need to be revised. See “Four-wire
electrical connection” section.
The floor anti-tip
bracket must be
installed. To install
the anti-tip bracket
shipped with the
range, see Page 5 and
the anti-tip bracket template.
Copies of the standards listed may be obtained
from:
* National Fire Protection Association
One Batterymarch Park
Quincy, Massachusetts, 02269
Tools needed:
Follow all factory safety instructions
included with your tools.
• level
• flat-blade screwdriver
• 3/8" drive ratchet
• 3/8" and 5/16" nut drivers
• hand or electric drill
• channel lock pliers
• safety glasses
• gloves
• measuring tape or ruler
• wood floors: 1/8" drill bit
• concrete/ceramic floors:
3/16" carbide-tipped masonry drill bit
(Hammer may be needed for anchors.)
Parts supplied:
Not shown:
literature pack
2 plastic
anchors
2 screws
(#10 x 1-1/2")
floor-mounted
anti-tip bracket
Brackets must be securely mounted to sub-floor.
Thickness of flooring may require longer screws to
anchor bracket to sub-floor. Longer screws are
available from your local hardware store.
Product dimensions
46-13/16"
(119.0 cm)
overall
height
26-3/8"
(67.0 cm)
depth with
handle
24-1/2"
(62.2 cm)
36"
(91.4 cm)
cooktop
height
30" (76.2 cm)
width
Cabinet dimensions/requirements
Cabinet opening dimensions shown are for:
25" (63.5 cm) countertop depth, 24" (61 cm) base
cabinet depth, 36" (91.4 cm) countertop height
13" (33 cm) max.
upper cabinet depth
For minimum
clearance to the
top of the cooktop,
see NOTE.*
30" (76.2 cm) min.
cabinet opening width
18" (45.7 cm)
upper side cabinet
to countertop
30-3/8" (77.2 cm)
opening width
4" (10.2 cm) min.
clearance from both
sides of range to
side wall or other
combustible material
above the countertop.
*NOTE: 24" (61 cm) min. when bottom of wood
or metal cabinet is protected by not less than
1/4" (0.64 cm) flame retardant millboard covered
with not less than No. 28 MSG sheet steel,
0.015" (0.4 mm) stainless steel, 0.024" (0.6 mm)
aluminum or 0.020" (0.5 mm) copper.
30" (76.2 cm) min. clearance between the top of
the cooking platform and the bottom of an
unprotected wood or metal cabinet.
wall receptacle or junction box –
8" (20.3 cm) to 22" (55.9 cm) from
either cabinet,
7" (17.8 cm) max. from floor.
7/8" (2.2 cm) min.
required between
cutout and cabinet
door or hinge.
3
Electrical requirements
If codes permit and a separate ground
wire is used, it is recommended that a
qualified electrician determine that the
ground path and wire gauge are in
accordance with local codes.
This range must be connected to a
grounded metal, permanent wiring
system.
Check with a qualified electrician if you
are not sure range is properly grounded.
Do not ground to a gas pipe.
Do not have a fuse in the neutral or
ground circuit.
Range must be connected to the proper
electrical voltage and frequency as
specified on the model/serial rating plate.
(The model/serial rating plate is located
on the oven frame behind the storage
drawer panel.)
A four-wire or three-wire, singlephase, 120/240-volt, 60-Hz, AC-only,
electrical supply (or three-wire or fourwire 120/208-volt if specified on the
model/serial rating plate) is required on a
separate, 40 amp circuit, fused on both
sides of the line.
A time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is
recommended.
The range can be connected directly
to the fused disconnect (or circuit breaker
box) through flexible armored conduit.
This range can be direct wired to a fourwire or three-wire aluminum wiring
system. See “Direct wire method: Copper
or Aluminum wire” section.
Allow two to three feet of slack in the line
so that it can be moved if servicing is
ever necessary.
A U.L.-listed conduit connector must be
provided at each end of the power supply
cable (at the range and at the junction
box).
Wire sizes and connections must conform
with the rating of the range (40 amps).
The wiring diagram is located on the
back of the range or on the inside of the
storage drawer in a clear plastic bag.
Recommended ground method
It is the personal responsibility and
obligation of the customer to contact a
qualified electrician to assure that the
electrical installation is adequate and is in
conformance with the National Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 — latest edition*
and all local codes and ordinances.
Power supply cord is not supplied, but is
available through your local electrical
supply house.
If connecting to a four-wire
system:
This range is manufactured with the
ground connected to the cabinet. The
ground must be revised so the green
grounding wire of the four-wire power
supply cord is connected to the cabinet.
See “Four-wire electrical connection”
section.
When a four-wire receptacle of NEMA
Type 14-50R is used (see Figure 1, below),
a matching U.L.-listed, four-wire, 250-volt,
40 amp, range power supply cord (pigtail)
must be used. This cord contains four
copper conductors with either ring
terminals or spade terminals with
upturned ends to connect the power
supply at the appliance end, terminating
in a NEMA Type 14-50P plug on the
supply end. The fourth (grounding)
conductor must be identified by a green
or green/yellow cover and the neutral
conductor by a white cover. Cord should
be Type SRD or SRDT with a U.L.-listed
strain relief and be at least four feet long.
The minimum conductor sizes for the
copper four-wire power cord are:
40 amp circuit
2 No.-8 conductors
1 No.-10 white neutral
1 No.-8 green grounding
If connecting to a three-wire
system:
Copies of the standards listed may be obtained
from:
*National Fire Protection Association
One Batterymarch Park
Quincy, Massachusetts, 02269
Local codes may permit the use of a
U.L.-listed, 250-volt, 40 amp range power
supply cord (pigtail). This cord contains
three, No.-10 copper wires and matches
a three-wire receptacle of NEMA Type
10-50R, shown in Figure 2. Connectors on
the appliance end must be provided at
the point the power supply cord enters
the appliance.
4-wire wall
receptacle (14-50R)
Figure 1
4
3-wire wall
receptacle (10-50R)
Figure 2
Now start...
WARNING
WARNING
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and
install range.
Failure to do so can result in back or
other injury.
1.
Remove shipping materials, tape
and protective film from range. Keep
cardboard bottom and shipping base
under range. Remove oven racks and
parts package from inside oven.
2.
Take four cardboard corners from the
carton. Stack one cardboard corner on
top of another. Repeat with other two
corners. Place them lengthwise on the
floor behind the range — to support the
range when it is laid on its back.
3.
Tip Over Hazard
A child or adult can tip the range and
be killed.
Connect anti-tip bracket to rear
range foot.
Reconnect the anti-tip bracket, if the
range is moved.
Failure to follow these instructions can
result in death or serious burns to
children and adults.
Contact a qualified floor covering installer
for the best procedure for drilling
mounting holes through your type floor
covering.
7.
Use the anti-tip
bracket template to
install the anti-tip
bracket.
Anti-tip bracket must be
anchored securely to
the sub-floor.
4.
5.
Depending on
the thickness of
your flooring,
longer screws
may be
necessary to anchor
the bracket to the sub-floor.
Longer screws are available from your
local hardware store.
Use an adjustable wrench to
loosen the leveling legs four complete
turns.
8.
Remove the terminal block cover
located on the back of range.
Firmly grasp the range and gently
lay it on its back on the cardboard
corners.
Pull cardboard shipping base
firmly to remove.
Electrical connection
terminal
block cover
9.
Depending on your electrical
supply, make the four-wire or three-wire
connection to the range following the
“Power supply cord method” or “Direct
wire method” instructions for copper
wire or aluminum wire depending on the
connection needed.
knockout
opening for
40 amp
power
supply cord
knockout
opening
for power
supply
cable
Check that range is on cardboard
shipping base to protect floor covering.
6.
Place
cardboard or
hardboard in front
of range. Stand range back up onto
cardboard or hardboard.
5
Power supply cord method:
NOTE: The bag containing three
aluminum terminal lugs is not used
when connecting the range using a
power supply cord.
WARNING
5. Use either ring-type terminals or
spade terminals with upturned ends
to connect the power supply.
10. Connect the neutral wire (center wire)
to the center terminal screw on the
terminal block. See Figure 2.
6. Complete electrical connection
according to your type electrical
supply (“Four-wire electrical
connection” or “Three-wire electrical
connection.”)
11. Connect the other two wires (lines 1
and 2) to the outer screws on the
terminal block. See Figure 2.
Four-wire electrical connection:
13. Tighten the strain relief screws.
12. Securely tighten nuts with 3/8" nut
driver for proper electrical
connection.
14. Replace the terminal block cover.
15. Plug power supply cord into
grounded electrical outlet.
Electrical Shock Hazard
Disconnect power before servicing.
Use new 40 amp power supply cord.
Plug into grounded outlet.
Failure to follow these instructions can
result in death, fire, or electrical shock.
WARNING - Improper connection of the
equipment-grounding conductor can
result in a risk of electric shock. Check
with a qualified electrician or serviceman
if you are in doubt as to whether the
appliance is properly grounded. Do not
modify the power supply cord plug. If it
will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet
installed by a qualified electrician.
This range is manufactured with the
neutral terminal connected to the cabinet.
Use a three-wire, U.L.-listed, 40 amp
power supply cord (pigtail); or if local
codes Do not permit ground through the
neutral, use a four-wire power supply
cord rated at 250 volts, 40 amps and
investigated for use with ranges. (See
“Four-wire electrical connection.”)
opening for
conduit
connector
ground
link
ground-link
screw
1.
Disconnect power.
2. Remove the knockout for the 40 amp
power supply cord.
3. Assemble a U.L.-listed strain relief in
the opening.
4. Insert the power supply cord through
the strain relief, allowing enough
slack to easily attach the wiring to the
terminal block.
6
center
terminal
block screw
Figure1
neutral wire
(center wire)
center
terminal
block screw
ground
link
neutral
(center wire)
line 1
line 2
ground link
line 1
U.L.-listed strain relief
and 40 amp range
power supply cord
ground-link
screw
green
ground
wire
line 2
U.L. listed strain relief
and 40 amp range
power supply cord
Figure 2
Use this method for new installations,
mobile homes, recreational vehicles and
whenever four-wire installation is
required.
7.
remove knockout
for 40 amp
power cord
and U.L. listed
strain relief
Three-wire electrical
connection:
Remove the ground-link screw from
the range frame. Save the ground-link
screw. Bend up the ground link so
that it does not contact the range. See
Figure 1.
8. Connect the green ground wire from
power supply cord to the range using
the ground-link screw. The ground
wire must be attached first and must
not contact any other terminal. See
Figure 2.
9. Use 3/8" nut driver and remove the
outside nuts on the terminal block
screws. Do not loosen the factorytightened nuts behind the outside
nuts.
Figure 3
Use this method only if local codes
permit connecting cabinet-ground
conductor to neutral wire of power
supply cord.
7.
Use 3/8" nut driver and remove the
outside nuts on the terminal block
screws. Do not loosen the factorytightened nuts behind the outside
nuts.
8. Connect the neutral wire (center wire)
to the center terminal screw on the
terminal block. See Figure 3.
9. Connect the other two wires (lines 1
and 2) to outer terminal screws on the
terminal block. See Figure 3.
10. Securely tighten nuts with 3/8" nut
driver for proper electrical
connection.
11. Tighten the strain relief screws.
12. Replace the terminal block cover.
13. Plug power supply cord into
grounded electrical outlet.
Direct wire method: Copper or Aluminum wire
NOTE: The bag containing three
aluminum terminal lugs must be used
when making a direct wire connection.
WARNING
7.
IMPORTANT: the aluminum terminal
lugs must be assembled to the
terminal posts with the set screws
facing out as shown.
8. Attach three aluminum terminal lugs
to terminal posts.
Use a 3/8" nut driver and tighten the
nuts securely. Nuts must be
tightened to 20 in/lbs of torque for
proper electrical connection.
Electrical Shock Hazard
Disconnect power before servicing.
Use 8 gauge copper wire, or 6 gauge
aluminum wire.
Electrically ground range.
Failure to follow these instructions can
result in death, fire, or electrical shock.
9. Complete electrical connection
according to your type electrical
supply (“Four-wire electrical
connection” or “Three-wire electrical
connection.”)
Four-wire electrical connection:
13. Connect the other two wires (lines 1
and 2) to the outer aluminum lugs.
14. Securely tighten the set screws.
For 8 gauge copper wire, tighten to
25 in/lbs of torque, and for 6 gauge
aluminum wire, tighten to 35 in/lbs of
torque to make a proper electrical
connection. See Figure 2.
15. Tighten the locking ring of the
conduit connector.
16. Replace the terminal block cover.
Three-wire electrical
connection:
This range may be connected directly to
the fuse disconnect or circuit breaker box;
or with a U.L.-listed, 40 amp range power
supply cable. Depending on your
electrical supply, make the required
three-wire or four-wire connection.
1.
12. Loosen (do not remove) the 3 slotted
set screws. Insert the neutral (white)
wire into the hole at the bottom of
the center position lug (attached to
center terminal screw black terminal
block). See Figure 2.
ground
link
ground
screw
slotted
set screw
Disconnect power.
Figure 1
2. Remove the knockout as needed for
conduit connection.
line 2
3. Assemble a
U.L.-listed
conduit
connector in
opening.
U.L.-listed
conduit
connector
slotted
set screw
neutral
(center wire)
line 1
4. Strip outer covering back 3 inches to
expose wires. Strip the insulation back
1 inch from the end of each wire.
green
ground
wire
line 2
Figure 2
3"
Use this method for new installations,
mobile homes, recreational vehicles and
whenever four-wire installation is
required.
1"
5. Allow enough slack in the wire to
easily attach the wiring terminal
block.
6. Use 3/8" nut driver and remove the
outside nuts on the terminal block
screws. Do not loosen the factorytightened nuts behind the outside
nuts.
aluminum
lug
neutral
(center wire)
line 1
10. Remove the ground-link screw from
the range frame. Save the ground-link
screw and cup washer. Bend up the
ground link so that it does not contact
the range. See Figures 1 and 2.
11. Connect the green ground wire to the
range using the ground-link screw
and cup washer. The ground wire
must be attached first and must not
contact any other terminal. See
Figure 2.
Figure 3
Use this method only if local codes
permit connecting ground conductor to
neutral supply wire.
10. Loosen (do not remove) the 3 slotted
set screws. Insert the neutral (white)
wire into the hole at the bottom of the
center position lug (attached to center
terminal screw of terminal block). See
Figure 3.
11. Connect the other two wires (lines 1
and 2) to the outer aluminum lugs.
12. Securely tighten the set screws.
For 8 gauge copper wire, tighten to
25 in/lbs of torque, and for 6 gauge
aluminum wire, tighten to 35 in/lbs of
torque to make a proper electrical
connection. See Figure 3.
13. Tighten the locking ring of the conduit
connector.
14. Replace the terminal block cover.
terminal
screw
set screw
must face out
7
Operating position
9.
10.
Move range close to cabinet
opening.
Remove cardboard or
hardboard from under range. Carefully
move range into final position.
12.
Make sure the anti-tip bracket
is installed:
• Look for the anti-tip bracket securely
attached to floor.
14.
Place rack in oven. Place level
on rack, first side to side; then front to
back.
• Slide range back so rear range foot
is under anti-tip bracket.
11.
Pull drawer open to first stop
position. Lift front of drawer to clear
white wheels in drawer guides. Remove
drawer and set it aside on a protected
surface.
anti-tip
bracket
range foot
13.
If installing the range in a
mobile home, you must secure the range
to the floor. Any method of securing the
range is adequate as long as it conforms
to the standards in the “Mobile home
installation”section.
If range is not level, pull range forward
until rear leveling leg is removed from
the anti-tip bracket. Use 3/8" drive ratchet
and channel lock pliers to adjust leveling
legs up or down until range is level. Push
range back into position. Check that rear
leveling leg is engaged in anti-tip
bracket.
NOTE: Oven must be level for
satisfactory baking conditions.
15.
16.
Replace the storage drawer or
lower panel.
8
Reconnect power.
Check operation
17.
2. Press the “START/ENTER” or
“START” pad.
Check the operation of the
cooktop elements:
• The “ON” indicator will light.
Push in and turn each surface unit control
knob to “HI” position. Check the
operation of the cooktop elements and
indicator lights.
FRONT
• The display will show the automatic
countdown time needed to preheat
the oven to the selected
temperature (“350”) and begin
counting down.
OFF
LO
HI
• The bottom element should glow
red.
8
2
3
• The upper element should become
hot, but not glow red.
7
4
6
3. Press the “OFF/CANCEL” or “CANCEL”
pad.
5
18.
• The “TEMP” indicator will turn off.
If your oven has one of the two types of
electronic controls shown:
NOTE: The oven will not go through
preheat if the oven temperature is above
170° F; instead, the “TEMP” indicator will
light and the selected temperature will
appear in the display.
1.
4. Press the “CUSTOM BROIL” pad.
Check the operation of the
oven:
Press the “BAKE” pad.
• Depending on model, the “BAKE”
and “TEMP” indicators will light and
“350” will appear in the display or,
the “BAKE” indicator will light and
“350” will appear in the display.
• Depending on model, the “BROIL”
and “TEMP” indicators will light
and “500” will appear in the display
or, the “BROIL” indicator will light
and “500” will appear in the display.
• The “START” indicator will begin
flashing after 5 seconds.
• The “START” indicator will begin
flashing after 5 seconds.
Bake
Broil Clean
CLOCK
On
Start Time
Cook Time
Temp
Timer
Start?
TIMER
CANCEL*
AUTO
CLEAN
BAKE
CUSTOM
BROIL
Door
Locked
Controls
Locked
START
TIME
COOK
TIME
TEMP/
TIME
• The “ON” indicator will light.
• The upper element will glow red.
6. Press the “OFF/CANCEL” or “CANCEL”
pad.
You have just finished installing
your new range. To get the most
efficient use from your range,
read your Use & Care Guide.
Keep Installation Instructions and
Guide close to range for easy
reference. The instructions will
make installing the range in
another home as easy as the first
installation.
CLOCK
SELF-CLEANING OVEN
START
OFF
ENTER
CANCEL
5 SEC
Delay
5. Press the “START/ENTER” or
“START” pad.
C O N V E C T I O N
BAKE
BROIL
BAKE
CUSTOM
BROIL
TIMER
SET
TIMER
OFF
HR
MIN
OVEN
LIGHT
SELF-CLEANING OVEN
AUTO
CLEAN
COOK
TIME
DELAY
START
START
TIME
HOLD 5 SEC
9
If range does not
operate:
Check that the circuit breaker is not
tripped or the house fuse blown.
Check that the power supply cord is
If you need assistance:
If you need service:
If you have questions about operating,
cleaning or maintaining your range:
Maintain the quality built into your range
by calling an authorized service
company.
Refer to Use and Care Guide.
Call the Customer Interaction Center.
Check your Use and Care Guide for a
toll-free number to call or call the
dealer from whom you purchased
this appliance. The dealer is listed in
the Yellow Pages of your phone
directory under “Appliances —
Household — Major — Service and
Repair.”
plugged into the outlet.
See Use and Care Guide for
troubleshooting list.
To obtain the name and number of the
authorized service company:
Contact the dealer from whom you
purchased your range; or
Look in the Yellow Pages of your
telephone directory under
“Appliances — Household — Major
— Service and Repair;” or
Call the Customer Interaction Center.
The toll-free number is listed in your
Use and Care Guide.
When you call, you will need:
The range model number.
The range serial number.
Both numbers are listed on the
model/serial rating plate located on the
oven frame behind the storage drawer
panel.
Moving the range
WARNING
When moving range, slide range onto
cardboard or hardboard to prevent
damaging the floor covering.
If removing the range is necessary for
cleaning or maintenance:
1.
Unplug range or disconnect power.
2. Slide range forward to complete
cleaning or maintenance.
Tip Over Hazard
A child or adult can tip the range and
be killed.
Connect anti-tip bracket to rear
range foot.
Reconnect the anti-tip bracket, if the
range is moved.
Failure to follow these instructions can
result in death or serious burns to
children and adults.
10
anti-tip
bracket
3. Make sure the anti-tip bracket is
installed:
• Look for the anti-tip bracket securely
attached to floor.
• Slide range back so rear range foot
is under anti-tip bracket.
range foot
4. Check that range is level.
5. Plug in range or reconnect power.
Notes
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Part No. 9758641
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© 2004 Whirlpool Corporation
Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
Printed in U.S.A.
01/2004
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