Whirlpool SF315PEPB0 Use & care guide

Whirlpool SF315PEPB0 Use & care guide
Installation Instructions
98014966
98014966
30" (76.2 cm) Freestanding Gas Range
with standard clean oven
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.
IMPORTANT:
Read and save these
instructions.
IMPORTANT:
Installer: Leave Installation
Instructions with the homeowner.
Homeowner: Keep Installation
Instructions for future reference.
Save Installation Instructions for local
electrical inspector’s use.
2
Before you start
3
Product dimensions
3
Cutout dimensions/requirements
4
Electrical requirements
4 - 5
Gas supply requirements
5 - 7
Installation steps
8 - 9
Gas conversions
10
Moving the range
11
If range does not operate
11
If you need assistance/service
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Write down the model and serial numbers
before installing range.
Both numbers are on the model/serial
rating plate, located on the surface below
the control panel.
Model #___________________________
Serial # ___________________________
Part No. 98014966
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.
liquids in the vicinity of
this or any other
appliance.
— WHAT TO DO IF YOU
SMELL GAS
• Do not try to light any
appliance.
• Do not touch any
electrical switch.
• Do not use any phone in
your building.
• Immediately call your
gas supplier from a
neighbor’s phone.
Follow the gas supplier’s
instructions.
• If you cannot reach your
gas supplier, call the fire
department.
— Installation and service
must be performed by a
qualified installer, service
agency or the gas supplier.
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes
and ordinances.
Do not obstruct flow of combustion and
ventilation air.
WARNING: If the
information in this manual
is not followed exactly, a
fire or explosion may result
causing property damage,
personal injury or death.
— Do not store or use
gasoline or other
flammable vapors and
This installation must conform with all
local codes and ordinances. In the
absence of local codes, installation must
conform with American National
Standard, National Fuel Gas Code ANSI
Z223.1 — latest edition*.
It is the customer's responsibility:
• To contact a qualified electrical
installer.
• To assure that the electrical installation
is adequate and in conformance with
National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70
— latest edition**, and all codes and
ordinances.
Cabinet opening dimensions shown must
be used. Given dimensions are minimum
clearances.
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.
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
gas information label. The gas
information label and model/serial rating
plate are located on the frame behind the
broiler door.
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/NCSBCS A225.1 and
Manufactured Home Installations, Sites,
and Communities ANSI/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.
Copies of the standards listed may be
obtained from:
* CSA International
8501 East Pleasant Valley Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44131-5575
** National Fire Protection Association
One Batterymarch Park
Quincy, Massachusetts 02269
Tools and materials needed:
Materials required:
Assemble the required tools and parts before starting installation. Read and follow the
instructions provided with any tools listed here.
• 1/2" male pipe thread nipple for
connection to pressure regulator
• gas line shutoff valve
• L.P. gas-resistant pipe-joint compound
• 1/2" and 3/8" wrench
• wood floor: 1/8" drill bit
concrete/ceramic floors: 3/16" carbidetipped masonry drill bit (Hammer may
be needed for anchors.)
• flat-blade screwdriver
• slip-joint pliers
• Phillips screwdriver
• tape measure or ruler
• insulated pad or 1/4" plywood if range
is installed over carpeting
• hand or electric drill
• pipe wrench
• level
• 3/8" drive ratchet
2
• CSA design-certified flexible metal
appliance connector (4–5 feet) or rigid
gas supply line as needed
Product
dimensions
Parts supplied for
installation:
anti-tip bracket
Not shown:
• literature pack
• orifice spuds
26-3/4" (67.9 cm)
depth with handle
2 screws (#10 x 1-1/2")
36"
(41.4 cm)
cooktop
height
Proper gas supply
connection must be
available. See “Gas
supply requirements,“
Page 4.
2 plastic anchors
(Bracket must be securely mounted to sub-floor.
Thickness of flooring may require longer screws to
anchor the bracket to sub-floor.)
46-1/4" (117.5 cm)
overall height for
tall backguard
models
Grounded electrical
outlet is required.
See “Electrical
requirements,“
Page 4.
24-1/4"
(61.6 cm)
29-7/8" (75.9 cm)
width
Cutout dimensions/requirements
13" (33.0 cm) max.
upper cabinet depth
IMPORTANT: Some cabinet and building materials are
not designed to withstand the heat produced by the
oven for baking and self-cleaning. Check with your
builder or cabinet supplier to make sure that the
For minimum
materials used will not discolor, delaminate or sustain
clearance to top of
cooktop, see NOTE.*** other damage.
30" (76.2 cm) min.
cabinet opening width
30-1/8" (76.5 cm)
opening width
18" (45.7 cm)
min. clearance
upper side
cabinet to
countertop
2" (5.1 cm) min.
countertop space to
side wall or other
combustible material
This shaded area
recommended
for installation of
gas pipe.
This shaded area
recommended for
electrical outlet.
Contact a qualified
floor covering
installer to check that
the floor covering
can withstand at
least 200°F (93.3°C).
Use an insulated pad
or 1/4" (6.4 mm)
plywood under
range if installing
range over
carpeting.
10"
(25.4 cm)
24"
(61.0 cm)
Check location where range will be installed. The
range should be located for convenient use in the
kitchen. Recessed installations must provide complete
enclosure of the sides and rear of range.
All openings in the wall or floor where range is to be
installed must be sealed.
***NOTE: 24" (61.0 cm) min. when bottom of wood
or metal cabinet is protected by not less than
1/4" (6.4 mm) 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.
Do not seal the range to
the side cabinets.
If cabinet depth is greater
than 24" (61.0 cm), oven
frame must extend
beyond cabinet fronts by
1/2" (1.3 cm) min.
Anti-tip bracket:
2"
(5.1 cm)
5"
3"
(12.7 cm)
(7.6 cm)
8"
(20.3 cm)
5"
(12.7 cm)
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.
3
Electrical requirements
WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can
result in death, fire, or electrical shock.
If codes permit and a separate ground
wire is used, it is recommended that a
qualified electrician determine that the
ground path is adequate.
Recommended
ground method
For personal safety, this range is
equipped with a power supply cord
having a 3 prong ground plug. To
minimize possible shock hazard, the cord
must be plugged into a mating 3 prong,
ground-type outlet, grounded in
accordance with the National Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 — latest edition*
and all local codes and ordinances.
If a mating outlet is not available, it is the
personal responsibility and obligation of
the customer to have a properly polarized
and grounded, 3 prong outlet installed by
a qualified electrician.
Copies of the standards listed may be obtained
from:
*National Fire Protection Association
One Batterymarch Park
Quincy, Massachusetts, 02269
3 prong ground
plug
3 prong
polarized
ground-type
outlet
Do not ground to a gas pipe.
Check with a qualified electrician if you
are not sure range is properly grounded.
A 120-volt, 60-Hz, AC-only, 10-ampere,
fused electrical supply is required. A
time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is
recommended. It is recommended that a
separate circuit serving only this
appliance be provided.
Electronic ignition systems operate within
wide voltage limits, but proper grounding
and polarity are necessary. In addition to
checking that the outlet is correctly
grounded, the outlet must be checked by
a qualified electrician to see if it is wired
with correct polarity.
ground
prong
power
supply cord
Gas supply
requirements
WARNING
IMPORTANT: This range is equipped with
an electronic ignition system that will not
operate if plugged into an outlet that is
not properly polarized.
A wiring diagram is included on the back
of the range.
See “Cutout dimensions/requirements,”
Page 3, for recommended location of
electrical outlet.
4
Explosion Hazard
Use a new AGA or CSA approved gas
supply line.
Install a shutoff valve.
Securely tighten all gas connections.
If connected to LP, have a qualified
person make sure gas pressure does
not exceed 14" water column.
Examples of a qualified person
include:
licensed heating personnel,
authorized gas company
personnel, and
authorized service personnel.
Failure to do so can result in death,
explosion, or fire.
In the State of Massachusetts, the
following installation instructions
apply:
• Installations and repairs must be
performed by a qualified or licensed
contractor, plumber, or gasfitter
qualified or licensed by the State of
Massachusetts.
• If using a ball valve, it shall be a
T-handle type.
• A flexible gas connector, when used,
must not exceed 3 feet.
Observe all governing codes and
ordinances.
This installation must conform with all
local codes and ordinances. In the
absence of local codes, installation must
conform with American National
Standard, National Fuel Gas Code ANSI
Z223.1 — latest edition*.
Input ratings shown on the model/serial
rating plate are for elevations up to 2,000
feet. For assistance when installing the
range at higher elevations, contact your
local service company.
Type of gas: This range is design-certified
by CSA International for use with Natural
gas or, after proper conversion, for use
with L.P. gas. This range is factory set for
use with Natural gas. Gas conversion
instructions are provided on pages 8-9.
The model/serial rating plate located on
the frame behind the broiler drawer has
information on the type of gas that can
be used. If the type of gas listed does not
agree with the type of gas available,
check with the local gas supplier.
Conversion must be done by a qualified
service technician.
Gas supply line: Provide a gas supply line
of 3/4" rigid pipe to the range location.
With L.P. gas, piping or tubing size can be
1/2" minimum. A smaller size pipe on
longer runs may result in insufficient gas
supply. Usually, L.P. gas suppliers
determine the size and materials used in
the system.
Pipe-joint compounds made for use with
L.P. gas must be used on pipe threads
only.
Flexible metal appliance connector: If
local codes permit, a new CSA designcertified, 1/2" or 3/4" I.D., flexible metal
appliance connector is recommended for
connecting range to the gas supply line.
A 1/2" male pipe thread nipple is needed
for connection to pressure regulator
connection fitting. Do not kink or damage
the flexible metal tubing when moving
the range.
Rigid pipe connection: Requires a
combination of pipe fittings to obtain an
in-line connection to the range. All strains
must be removed from the supply and
fuel lines so range will be level and in
line.
Line pressure testing at 1/2 psi gauge
(14" WCP) or lower — The range must be
isolated from the gas supply piping
system by closing its individual manual
shutoff valve during any pressure testing
of that system at test pressures equal to
or less than 1/2 psig (3.5 kPa).
Copies of the standards listed may be obtained
from:
* CSA International
8501 East Pleasant Valley Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44131-5575
Now start…
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.
Do not use oven door handle to lift
or move the range.
manual shutoff valve
“open” position
to range
2.
gas supply
Shutoff valve: The supply line must be
equipped with a manual shutoff valve.
This valve should be located in the same
room as the range and should be in a
location that allows ease of opening and
closing. The valve is for turning on or
shutting off gas to the range. Do not
block access to shutoff valve.
Remove oven racks and parts
package from inside oven. Remove
shipping materials, tape and protective
film from range.
3.
Keep cardboard shipping base
under range to prevent damage to floor
covering.
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.
4.
Use the anti-tip bracket
template/instruction sheet to install the
anti-tip bracket.
Anti-tip bracket
must be anchored
securely to the
sub floor.
Depending on the
thickness of your
flooring, longer
screws may be
needed to anchor
the bracket to the
sub floor. Longer
screws are
available from your local hardware store.
5.
Check that range is still on
cardboard shipping base to protect floor
covering. Move range close to final
location.
Pressure regulator: The gas pressure
regulator supplied with this range must
be used. The inlet pressure to the
regulator should be as follows for proper
operation:
6.
Remove cardboard shipping
base from under range. Open broiler
door. Use a 3/8" drive ratchet to lower
rear leveling legs one-half turn. Use
slip-joint pliers to lower front leveling
legs one-half turn.
NATURAL GAS:
Minimum pressure: 5 inches WCP
Maximum pressure: 14 inches WCP
L.P. GAS:
Minimum pressure: 11 inches WCP
Maximum pressure: 14 inches WCP
WARNING
front
leveling leg
cardboard
shipping base
Contact local gas supplier if you are not
sure about the inlet pressure.
Line pressure testing above 1/2 psi gauge
(14" WCP) — The range and its individual
manual shutoff valve must be
disconnected from the gas supply piping
system during any pressure testing of
that system at test pressures greater than
1/2 psig (3.5 kPa).
rear
leveling leg
5
7.
All connections must be wrench-tightened.
Making sure the anti-tip bracket is
installed:
90˚elbow
• Look for the anti-tip bracket securely
attached to floor.
• Slide range back so rear range foot is
under anti-tip bracket.
pressure regulator
connection fitting
Typical
rigid pipe
connection
anti-tip
bracket
range foot
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.
black iron
pipe
viewed from
inside broiler
compartment
manual
gas
shutoff
valve
regulator shutoff
valve in
“on” position
manual shutoff valve
“open” position
pressure regulator
connection fitting
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
“Manufactured Home Construction and
Safety Standard,” Page 2.
9.
nipple
Check that range regulator
shutoff valve is in the “on” position. Open
the manual shutoff valve in the gas
supply line.
1/2" to 3/4"
gas pipe
8.
Place rack in oven. Place level on
rack, first side to side; then front to back.
union
13.
use pipe-joint
compound
adapter
flexible
connector
use
pipe-joint
compound
Typical flexible
connection
adapter
1/2" to 3/4"
gas pipe
to range
manual
gas
shutoff
valve
A 1/2" male pipe thread is needed for connection
to pressure regulator female pipe threads.
11.
gas supply
14.
Test all connections by brushing
on an approved non-corrosive leakdetection solution. Bubbles will show a
leak. If a leak appears, shut off gas supply
valve and tighten connections. Then check
connections again. Clean all leakdetection solution from gas connections.
Close broiler door.
15.
If a flexible appliance connector
is used, be certain connector is not
kinked.
Place burners, burner caps and
grates on cooktop.
12.
Plug power supply cord into
grounded electrical outlet.
Check that all control knobs are
in the “OFF” position.
16.
Gas and electrical
connection
10.
Assemble the flexible connector
to the gas supply pipe to the pressure
regulator connection fitting, using the
adapter fittings provided with the flexible
connector. Use pipe-joint compound
made for use with L.P. gas to seal all pipe
thread connections.
regulator
connection
fitting
6
Check operation
Electronic ignition system
Cooktop and oven burners use electronic
ignitors in place of standing pilots. When
a cooktop control knob is turned to the
“LITE” position, the system creates a
spark to light the burner. This sparking
continues until the control knob is turned
to the desired setting.
When the oven control is turned to the
desired setting, a hot surface ignitor
heats to a bright orange and ignites the
gas. No sparking occurs. The glow bar
remains on while the burner operates.
Check operation of cooktop
18.
Replace control panel and
tighten screws securely. Replace control
knobs.
OFF
LITE
LO
19.
HI
17.
MED
Push in and turn each surface
unit control knob to “LITE” position. The
flame should light within 4 seconds. Turn
control knob to “HI” position after burner
lights.
Check each cooktop burner for
proper flame. The small inner
cone should have a very
distinct blue flame 1/4" (6.4 mm)
to 1/2" (1.3 cm) long. The outer
cone is not as distinct as the
inner cone. If the flame is noisy
or blowing, it is getting too
much air. If the flame is soft and
lazy, it is not getting enough air. Turn
each surface burner control knob to
“OFF” position. Adjust air shutter if
needed.
If surface burner air shutters need
adjusting:
a. Remove control knobs and 4 screws
that attach control panel to range
cabinet. Pull control panel forward to
remove. Set panel and screws aside.
b. Replace control knob for burner to be
adjusted. Push knob in and turn to
“LITE” position. When burner lites, turn
to “HI” position.
Push in and turn each cooktop
control knob from “LITE” to “LO” setting
quickly. The low flame should be a
minimum, steady blue flame. If flame
needs to be adjusted, turn control knob
to the “LO” setting and remove control
knob. Insert a small flat-blade
screwdriver into the valve stem. Turn the
valve screw to obtain the smallest flame
that will not go out when the control of a
cold burner is quickly turned from “HI” to
“LO”. Repeat for other cooktop burners
as needed.
c. Adjust the air shutter by hand as
needed. Close the air shutter to decrease
the amount of air to the flame. Open the
air shutter to increase the amount of air
to the flame.
If oven flame needs adjusting:
a. Turn the oven off. Wait for the oven
burner to cool down.
b. Open oven door and remove oven
racks, oven tray, flame spreader and set
aside.
oven tray
(lift up to remove)
screws
Check operation of
oven/broil burner
20.
flame
spreader
Open broiler door.
1. Press the “BAKE” pad.
• The “BAKE” indicator will light.
• “350” will appear in the display.
c. Locate the air shutter near the rear
wall of oven and loosen the shutter
screw.
2. Press the “START/ENTER” pad.
shutter
screw
• The “TEMP,” and “ON” indicators will
appear.
• The display will show the automatic
countdown time (10 minutes) needed
to preheat the oven for selected
temperature.
• The oven burner should light in 20–40
seconds; this delay is normal. The oven
valve requires a certain time before it
will open and allow gas to flow.
4 screws
21.
Check the oven burner for proper
flame. The flame should be 1/2" (1.3 cm)
long, with inner cone of bluish-green, and
outer mantle of dark blue, and should be
clean and soft in character. No yellow tips
(not enough air), blowing or lifting (too
much air) of flame should occur.
The oven burner will burn until oven
temperature has reached 350°F. After
20–40 seconds, the oven burner will
begin to cycle on and off to maintain the
350°F temperature.
Broil burner and oven burner are the
same burner. Check the broil function as
follows:
1. Press the “BROIL” pad.
• “525” will appear in the display.
air shutter
d. Adjust the air shutter.
e. Turn the oven back on and check for
proper flame. If the flame is still not
properly adjusted, turn the oven off, wait
for the oven burner to cool down and
repeat Step “d” until flame is properly
adjusted.
f. When the flame has been properly
adjusted, turn the oven off, wait for the
burner to cool down and tighten the
shutter screw.
22.
Replace flame spreader and
oven tray. Replace the oven racks and
close oven door. Close the broiler door.
• The “BROIL” indicator will light.
2. Press the “START/ENTER” pad.
• “TEMP” and “ON” indicators will
light.
air shutter
Adjust the air shutter to the widest
opening that will not cause the flame to
lift or blow off the burner.
Turn burner off and remove knob.
As needed, adjust other air shutters.
• The oven burner should light in 20–40
seconds; this delay is normal. The oven
valve requires a certain time before it
will open and allow gas to flow.
To avoid damaging the hot surface
ignitor, do not insert any object into the
openings of the protective shield that
surrounds the ignitor or clean that area.
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.
7
Gas conversion
Gas conversions (from Natural gas to L.P.
gas; or from L.P. gas to Natural gas) must
be done by a qualified installer.
4.
Place Natural gas orifice spuds in plastic
parts bag for future use and keep with
literature package.
NOTE: There is no cooktop support rod.
Reinstall burner tube and bracket
assemblies.
Remove burner grates, burner caps,
burners and screws. Lift cooktop.
burner cap
WARNING
burner
e. Lower cooktop. Reinstall screws to
secure burner tubes to cooktop. Reinstall
burners, burner caps and burner grates.
Do not reinstall control panel or knobs.
They will be reinstalled in Step 10, Page 9.
screw
6.
Fire Hazard
Shut off gas supply line valve.
Make all conversions before turning
gas supply valve back on.
Failure to follow these instructions can
result in explosion, fire or injury.
5.
racks, oven tray, flame spreader and set
aside. Lift oven burner. The orifice spud is
behind the oven burner air shutter.
Cooktop burners:
a. Check that all control knobs are in the
OFF position and remove the knobs.
b. Remove the control panel. (See Step
17a, Page 7.)
c. Lift front of bracket and push tube and
L.P. gas conversion
Oven burner:
a. Open oven door and remove oven
bracket assembly back off orifice.
1.
bracket
burner
tube
Complete installation Steps 1–9
(Pages 5-6) before converting cooktop to
L.P. gas. Check that the manual shutoff
valve in the gas supply line has been
turned off.
b. Locate L.P. gas orifice spud stamped
“56” in literature package supplied with
range.
c. Use a 3/8" combination wrench and
remove the natural gas orifice spud.
Install the number “56” L.P. gas spud.
Place natural gas oven burner spud in
plastic parts bag along with natural gas
cooktop burner spuds for future use and
keep with literature package.
d. Reinstall the oven burner.
orifice
2.
Open broiler drawer and remove
broiler pan. The pressure regulator is
located in the back right hand corner of
the broiler compartment.
viewed from
inside broiler
compartment
Do not remove the pressure regulator.
d. Locate L.P. gas orifice spuds for top
burners in literature package included
with the range. Three L.P. gas spuds are
stamped “65” and one “62”. Remove
Natural gas orifice spuds using a 3/8"
combination wrench. Install L.P. gas
orifice spuds in locations shown to
replace the Natural gas orifice spuds.
NOTE: Depending on model, the range
cooktop may be equipped with 4
standard burners or 3 standard burners
and 1 power burner. Spud size/location
remain the same.
Remove and replace
orifice spuds.
orifice spuds
3.
Pressure
regulator: Remove
the cap from the
pressure regulator.
Turn the cap over so
that LP is visible.
Replace the cap.
8
notches
NAT
L.P.
NOTE: Burner tube and
brackets not shown.
“65”
“62”
gas
manifold
“65”
L.R.
L.F.
R.R.
“65”
R.F.
oven burner
orifice behind
air shutter
L.P. oven orifice
spud stamped
with “56”
7.
Turn manual shutoff valve in gas
supply line on. If “Gas and electrical
connection” Steps 10–16 on Page 6 were
not completed, complete them now.
8.
Install control knobs. Check for
proper flame. The cooktop burner flames
should have a small inner cone with a
very distinct blue flame 1/4" (6.4 mm) to
1/2" (1.3 cm) long. The outer cone is not
as distinct as the inner cone. The oven
burner flame should be 1/2" (1.3 cm) long
with a bluish-green inner cone and dark
blue outer mantle. L.P. gas flames have a
slightly yellow tip. If the flames are noisy
or blowing, they are getting too much air.
If the flames are soft and lazy, they are
not getting enough air. If burners need
adjusting, see “Check operation” section,
Steps 17–22, Page 7.
9.
10.
Close the broiler door. Press the
“OFF” pad.
Remove control knobs. Reinstall
the control panel. Securely tighten the 4
screws. Reinstall the control knobs.
IMPORTANT: If not done in Step 8, check
the “LO” flame adjustment. See “Check
operation” section, Step 19, Page 7.
5.
Check that the manual shutoff valve
in the gas supply line has been turned off.
2.
Open broiler drawer and remove
broiler pan. The pressure regulator is
located in the back right hand corner of
the broiler compartment.
viewed from
inside broiler
compartment
OFF position and remove the knobs.
racks, oven tray, flame spreader and set
aside. Lift oven burner. The orifice spud is
behind the oven burner air shutter.
b. Remove the control panel. (See Step
17a, Page 7.)
c. Lift front of bracket and push tube and
bracket assembly back off orifice.
stamped “47” in literature package
supplied with range.
Place L.P. gas oven burner spud in plastic
parts bag along with L.P. gas cooktop
burner spuds for future use and keep
with literature package.
orifice
d. Reinstall the oven burner.
d. Locate Natural gas orifice spuds for
top burners in literature package included
with the range. Three Natural gas spuds
are stamped “145” and one “52”. Remove
Natural gas orifice spuds using a 3/8"
combination wrench. Install Natural gas
orifice spuds in locations shown to
replace the L.P. gas orifice spuds.
NOTE: Depending on model, the range
cooktop may be equipped with 4
standard burners or 3 standard burners
and 1 power burner. Spud size/location
remain the same.
oven burner
orifice behind
air shutter
Natural gas oven
orifice spud
stamped with “47”
Place L.P. gas orifice spuds in plastic parts
bag for future use and keep with
literature package.
Remove and replace
orifice spuds.
orifice spuds
Do not remove the pressure regulator.
NAT
7.
Turn manual shutoff valve in gas
supply line on. If “Gas and electrical
connection” Steps 10–16 on Page 6 were
not completed, complete them now.
8.
notches
Pressure
regulator: Remove
the cap from the
pressure regulator.
Turn the cap over so
that N or NAT is
visible. Replace the
cap.
b. Locate Natural gas orifice spud
c. Use a 3/8" combination wrench and
remove the L.P. gas orifice spud. Install
the number “47” Natural gas spud.
bracket
burner
tube
Reinstall burner tube and bracket
assemblies.
3.
Oven burner:
a. Open oven door and remove oven
Natural gas conversion
1.
6.
Cooktop burners:
a. Check that all control knobs are in the
Install control knobs. Complete
“Check operation” section, Steps 17–22,
Page 7. Check for proper flame. Natural
gas flames do not have yellow tips.
L.P.
gas
NOTE: Burner tube and
manifold
brackets not shown.
“145”
“52”
“145”
“145”
9.
10.
Close the broiler door. Press the
“OFF” pad.
L.R.
L.F.
R.R.
R.F.
burner cap
burner
screw
e. Lower cooktop. Reinstall screws to
secure burner tubes to cooktop. Reinstall
burners, burner caps and burner grates.
Do not reinstall control panel or knobs.
They will be reinstalled in Step 10, on
Page 9.
Remove control knobs. Reinstall
the control panel. Securely tighten the 4
screws. Reinstall the control knobs.
IMPORTANT: If not done in Step 8, check
the “LO” flame adjustment. See “Check
operation” section, Step 19, Page 7.
4.
Remove burner grates, burner
caps, burners and screws. Lift cooktop.
NOTE: There is no cooktop support rod.
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Moving the range:
WARNING
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.
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. Shut off the gas supply to the range.
3. Disconnect gas.
4. Slide range forward to complete
cleaning or maintenance
5. Making 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.
anti-tip
bracket
range foot
6. Check that range is level.
7. Reconnect gas line to range and check
for leaks.
8. Plug in range or reconnect power.
10
For cleaning and
maintenance...
If range does not
operate:
If removing the range is necessary for
cleaning or maintenance, disconnect the
electric supply.
✓
Check that the circuit breaker is not
tripped or the house fuse blown.
✓
Check that the power supply cord is
plugged into the outlet.
If electrical supply is inaccessible, lift the
range slightly at the front and pull the
range away from the wall. Pull the range
out only as far as necessary to
disconnect the electrical supply line.
Remove the range to complete cleaning
or maintenance.
Move range back into operating position.
Remove drawer. Level the range.
Reconnect the electrical supply. Make
sure that left rear leveling leg is engaged
in the anti-tip bracket.
✓
Check that gas line is turned on.
✓
See Use and Care Guide for
troubleshooting list.
NOTE: Refer to Use and Care Guide for
operating and cleaning instructions.
If you need service:
Maintain the quality built into your range
by calling an authorized service
company.
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:
If you need assistance:
If you have questions about operating,
cleaning or maintaining your range:
✓
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.”
✓
✓
The range model number.
The range serial number.
Both numbers are listed on the
model/serial rating plate located on the
frame behind the broiler door.
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Part No. 98014966
©2004 Whirlpool Corporation
Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
Printed in Mexico
2/2004
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