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TOOLS YOU WILL NEED MATERIALS YOU MAY NEED DIMENSIONS AND CLEARANCES
Installation Instructions
Range
TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
Phillips
screwdriver
Questions? Call 1.800.GE.CARES (1.800.432.2737) or visit www.GEAppliances.com
IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF
MASSACHUSETTS
„ This product must be installed by a licensed
plumber or gas fitter.
„ When using ball type gas shut-off valves, they
shall be the T-handle type.
„ A flexible gas connector, when used, must not
exceed 3 feet.
WARNING
FIRE OR EXPLOSION HAZARD
When installing a gas appliance the use of old
flexible connectors can cause gas leaks and
personal injury. Always use a NEW flexible
connector.
If the information in this manual is not followed
exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing
property damage, personal injury or death.
Leak testing of the appliance shall be conducted
according to the manufacturer instructions.
Installation must be performed by a qualified
installer.
Read these instructions completely and carefully.
Installation of this range must conform with
local codes, or in the absence of local codes,
with the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/
NFPA.54, latest edition. In Canada, installation
must conform with the current Natural Gas
Installation Code, CAN/CGA-B149.1 or the current
Propane Installation Code, CAN/CGA-B149.2, and
with local codes where applicable. This range
has been design-certified by CSA International
according to ANSI Z21.1, latest edition and
Canadian Gas Association according to CAN/
CGA-1.1 latest edition.
The range must be electrically grounded in
accordance with local codes or, in the absence
of local codes, in accordance with the National
Electrical Code (ANSI/NFPA 70, latest edition).
In Canada, electrical grounding must be in
accordance with the current CSA C22.1 Canadian
Electrical Code Part 1 and/or local codes. See
Electrical Connections in this section.
Do not install this product with an air curtain
hood or other range hood that operates by
blowing air down on the cooktop. This airflow
may interfere with operation of the gas burners
resulting in fire or explosion hazard.
Tip-Over Hazard
• A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
• Install the anti-tip bracket to the wall or floor.
• Engage the range to the anti-tip bracket by sliding the
range back such that the foot is engaged.
• Re-engage the anti-tip bracket if the range is moved.
• Failure to do so can result in death or serious burns
to children or adults.
If you did not receive an anti-tip bracket with your
purchase, call 1.800.626.8774 to receive one at no
cost. (In Canada, call 1.800.561.3344.) For installation
instructions of the bracket, visit: www.GEAppliances.com.
(In Canada, www.GEAppliances.ca.)
Anti-Tip Bracket
Kit Included
WARNING
Fire Hazard: Do not use a
flame to check for gas leaks.
WARNING Explosion Hazard: Do not
exceed 25 ft-lbs of torque when making gas
line connections. Overtightening may crack
the pressure regulator resulting in fire or
explosion hazard.
Gas Pressure Regulator
You must use the gas pressure regulator supplied
with this range. For proper operations the inlet
pressure to the regulator should be as follows:
A. Install a manual shut-off valve in the gas line
in an easily accessed location outside of the
range. Make sure everyone operating the
range knows where and how to shut off the
gas supply to the range.
B. Install male 1/2” flare union adapter to the 1/2”
NPT internal thread at inlet of regulator. Use a
backup wrench on the regulator fitting to avoid
damage.
C. Install male 1/2” or 3/4” flare union adapter to
the NPT internal thread of the manual shut-off
valve, taking care to back-up the shut-off valve
to keep it from turning.
D. Connect flexible metal appliance connector
to the adapter on the range. Position range to
permit connection at the shut-off valve.
LP Gas:
Minimum pressure: 11” of Water Column
Maximum pressure: 13” of Water Column
E. When all connections have been made, make
sure all range controls are in the off position
and turn on the main gas supply valve.
Use a liquid leak detector at all joints and
connections to check for leaks in the system.
Shut off the main gas supply valve before
disconnecting the old range and leave it off
until the new hook-up has been completed.
Don’t forget to relight the pilot on other gas
appliances when you turn the gas back on.
Because hard piping restricts movement of
the range, the use of a CSA Internationalcertified flexible metal appliance connector is
recommended unless local codes require a hardpiped connection.
If the hard piping method is used, you must
carefully align the pipe; the range cannot be
moved after the connection is made.
When using pressures greater than 1/2 psig
to pressure test the gas supply system of the
residence, disconnect the range and individual
shut-off valve from the gas supply piping. When
using pressures of 1/2 psig or less to pressure
test the gas supply system, simply isolate the
range from the gas supply system by closing the
individual shut-off valve.
When checking for proper operation of the
regulator, the inlet pressure must be at least 1”
greater than the operating (manifold) pressure as
given on rating label of product.
Drill, awl or nail
„ Flexible metal appliance connector (1/2” I.D.).
A 5-foot length is recommended for ease of
installation but other lengths are acceptable.
Never use an old connector when installing a
new range.
„ Flare union adapter for connection to gas
supply line (3/4” or 1/2” NPT x 1/2” I.D.)
Allow 30” (76.2 cm) minimum clearance between
burners and bottom of unprotected wood or
metal cabinet, or allow a 24” (61 cm) minimum
when bottom of wood or metal cabinet is
protected by no less than 1/4” (6.4 mm) thick
flame-retardant millboard covered with no less
Gas Flow into Range
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
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Elbow
Pressure
regulator
Nipple
Flex
connector
(6 ft. max.)
Pressure
regulator
local inspector’s use.
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codes and ordinances.
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material and literature from oven before
connecting gas and electrical supply to range.
,03257$17³ To avoid damage to your
cabinets, check with your builder or cabinet
supplier to make sure that the materials used will
not discolor, delaminate or sustain other damage.
This oven has been designed in accordance with
the requirements of UL and CSA International
and complies with the maximum allowable wood
cabinet temperatures of 194°F (90°C).
Servicer – The electrical diagram is in an
envelope attached to the back of the range.
Mobile Home - Additional Installation
Requirements
Shock Hazard: This
appliance must be properly grounded. Failure to
do so can result in electric shock.
Electrical Requirements - 120-volt, 60 Hertz,
properly grounded dedicated circuit protected by a
15-amp or 20-amp circuit breaker or time delay fuse.
Note: Use of automatic, wireless, or wired external
switches that shut off power to the appliance are
not recommended for this product.
Grounding
The power cord of this appliance is equipped with
a three-prong (grounding) plug which plugs into a
standard three-prong grounding wall receptacle
to minimize the possibility of electric shock hazard
from this appliance.
CAUTION To prevent drafts
from affecting burner operation, seal
all openings in floor under appliance
and behind appliance wall.
w/o handle
28 3/4"
The installation of this range must conform to
the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety
Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 3280 (formerly the
Federal Standard for Mobile Home Construction
and Saftey, Title 24, HUD Part 280). When such
standard is not applicable, use the Standard for
Manufactured Home Installations, ANSI A225.1/
NFPA 501A or with local codes.
w/ handle
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI’s) are
not required or recommended for gas range
receptacles. Performance of the range will not be
affected if operated on a GFCI-protected circuit
but occasional nuisance tripping of the GFCI
breaker is possible.
The customer should have the wall receptacle
and circuit checked by a qualified electrician to
make sure the receptacle is properly grounded.
Ensure proper
ground exists
before use
Minimum to
cabinets on
either side
of the range
2”
Minimum
clearance
to left wall
30”
30”
Minimum
WARNING Fire or Explosion Hazard:
Do not operate the burner without all burner
parts in place.
2”
Minimum
clearance to
right wall
1/4”
Gas
shut-off
valve
Rigid Pipe
Option
Installer: Inform the consumer of the location of the gas shut-off valve.
Front edge
of the range
side panel
forward from
cabinet
Gas
shut-off
valve
0”
To cabinets
below cooktop
and at the
range back
4 CHECK SURFACE BURNERS
7 INSTALL AND CHECK
Push and turn knob to LITE position. You will hear
a clicking sound indicating proper operation of
the spark module. Once the air has been purged
from the supply lines, burners should light within
4 seconds. After burner lights, rotate knob out of
the LITE position. Try each burner in succession
until all burners have been checked.
Quality of Flames
The flame quality of the burners needs to be
determined visually.
If burner flames look like (A), call for service.
Normal burner flames should look like (B) or (C),
depending on the type of gas you use
With LP gas, some yellow tipping on outer cones
is normal.
5 CHECK BAKE AND BROIL
C. Lift the rear of the oven bottom and slide it
back until it clears the lip of the range frame
at the front. Then lift bottom up and out.
Slots
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(B) Yellow tips on
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Normal for natural gas
„ Set Bake function to 350°F. Burner should
light in 30 to 90 seconds.
„ Check Flame Quality.
• Flames should have approximately 1” blue
cones.
• Natural gas should burn with no yellow
flames.
• LP gas flames have slight yellow tips
• After warming up, the flame should not lift
off the burner.
„ Check broil burner using the same method as
the bake burner.
Oven bottom
Electrode
Locator Bumps
6 ADJUST BAKE AND BROIL
AIR SHUTTER IF NECESSARY
To adjust the flow of air to either burner, loosen
the Phillips head screw and rotate the shutter
as needed.
Loosen
A. If the flames are yellow, open shutter more
than the original setting.
B. If the flames lift off the burner, close the air
shutter more than the original setting.
Check flames again and adjust further if
necessary. Replace oven bottom.
Air
shutter
Air
shutter
Loosen
1/2” or 3/4”
Gas pipe
Bake Burner
ANTI-TIP DEVICE
WARNING Never completely remove the
leveling leg as the range will not be secured to
the anti-tip device properly.
Anti-Tip Bracket
Kit Included
Follow instructions supplied with ANTI-TIP bracket
Normal for LP gas
Burner
Notch
Orifice Strip
(location
may vary)
13”
0”
B. Grasp the oven bottom at rear slots on each
side.
Make sure the notch in the
burner head is positioned
over the electrode.
C. Single Grates - Place the oval (center) head/
cap assembly over the electrode on the
cooktop.
Orifice Box
(location
may vary)
Maximum
depth for
cabinets above
countertops
„ To remove the oven bottom:
A. Remove the screws holding down rear of the
oven bottom.
Cap
This range leaves the factory set for use with
natural gas. If you want to convert to LP
gas, the conversion must be performed by a
qualified LP gas installer.
Keep these instructions and all orifices in case
you want to convert back to natural gas.
BURNERS
3 SURFACE BURNERS
Rear of Range
The conversion orifices and instructions can be
found on back of the range.
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.
DO NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, CUT OR
REMOVE THE THIRD (GROUND) PRONG FROM
THE POWER CORD. DO NOT USE AN ADAPTER.
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD.
30"
46 1/4"
In Canada, the installation of this range must
conform with the current standards CAN/CSAA240-latest edition, or with local codes.
Where a standard two-prong wall receptacle is
encountered, it is the personal responsibility and
obligation of the customer to have it replaced with
a properly grounded three-prong wall receptacle.
CONVERTING TO LP GAS
(OR CONVERTING BACK TO
NATURAL GAS FROM LP)
26 1/4"
To cabinets
below cooktop
and at the
range back
WARNING
Recommended area for
120V outlet on rear wall and
area for through-the-wall
connection of pipe stub and
shut-off valve.
36 1/4" ± 1/4
Before installing your range on linoleum or any
other synthetic floor covering, make sure the
floor covering can withstand 180°F without
shrinking, warping or discoloring. Do not install
the range over carpeting unless a sheet of 1/4”
thick plywood or similar insulator is placed
between the range and carpeting.
18”
2 ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS
GAS PIPE AND ELECTRICAL OUTLET LOCATIONS
10 1/4"
Union
Nipple
Adapter
For island installation, maintain 2-1/2” minimum
from cutout to back edge of countertop and
3” minimum from cutout to side edges of
countertop.
DIMENSIONS AND CLEARANCES (CONT.)
Product failure due to improper installation is not
covered under warranty.
B. Caps - Place caps on proper size burner..
Elbow
Installation of a listed microwave oven or
cooking appliance over the cooktop shall
conform to the installation instructions packed
with that appliance.
„ Liquid leak detector or soapy water.
A. Burners - Place surface burners into
corresponding positions on cooktop.
Gas Flow into Range
than No. 28 MSG sheet metal (.015” [.38 mm]
thick), .015” (.38 mm) thick stainless steel, .025”
(0.64 mm) aluminum or .020” (0.5 mm) copper.
Recommended area
for through-the-floor
connection of pipe stub
and shut-off valve.
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CONNECTOR HOOKUP
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Provide adequate clearances between the
range and adjacent combustible surfaces. These
dimensions must be met for safe use of your
range.
„ Pipe joint sealant or UL-approved pipe thread
tape with Teflon* that resists action of natural
and LP gases
WARNING Before beginning
the installation, switch power off at
service panel and lock the service
disconnecting means to prevent power
from being switched on accidentally.
When the service disconnecting means
cannot be locked, securely fasten a
prominent warning device, such as a
tag, to the service panel.
Natural Gas:
Minimum pressure: 6” of Water Column
Maximum pressure: 13” of Water Column
If you are not sure about the inlet pressure
contact local gas supplier.
DIMENSIONS AND CLEARANCES
„ Flare union adapter for connection to pressure
regulator on range (1/2” NPT x 1/2” I.D.)
Proper installation is the responsibility of the
installer.
To prevent gas leaks, put pipe joint compound on,
or wrap pipe thread tape with Teflon* around, all
male (external) pipe threads.
1 GAS SUPPLY
1/2” or 3/4”
Gas pipe
Pipe wrenches (2)
(one for backup)
Level
Note to consumer – Keep these instructions for
future reference.
WARNING
Flexible
Option
Pencil and ruler
Open-end or
adjustable wrench
Note to Installer – Be sure to leave these
instructions with consumer.
FOR YOUR SAFETY:
Adapter
Flat-blade
screwdriver
MATERIALS YOU MAY NEED
„ Gas line shut-off valve
Broil Burner
8 LEVEL THE RANGE
WARNING Never completely remove the
leveling leg as the range will not be secured to
the anti-tip device properly.
A. Plug in the unit.
B. Measure the height of your countertop at the
rear of the opening (X).
C. Adjust two rear leveling legs so that the rear of
cooktop is at the same height as the counter (Y).
D. Slide unit into place.
E. Install oven shelves in the oven and position the
range where it will be installed.
F. Check for levelness by placing a spirit level on
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the level placed diagonally first in one direction
and then the other.
G. Adjust front leveling legs until the range is level.
H. Look under the unit and verify that the rear leg
is fully engaged with the anti-tip device. If not,
remove the unit and adjust the height of the
rear leg so that it is properly engaged.
WHEN ALL HOOKUPS ARE
COMPLETED
Make sure all controls are left in the off position.
Make sure the flow of combustion and ventilation
air to the range is unobstructed.
X
Y
Spirit level
Check that all packing materials and tape have
been removed. This will include tape on metal
panel under control knobs (if applicable), adhesive
tape, wire ties, cardboard and protective plastic.
Failure to remove these materials could result in
damage to the appliance once the appliance has
been turned on and surfaces have heated.
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