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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
30" (76.2 CM) FREESTANDING GAS RANGES
Table of Contents
RANGE SAFETY............................................................................. 1
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ............................................... 3
Tools and Parts............................................................................ 3
Location Requirements ............................................................... 3
Electrical Requirements............................................................... 5
Gas Supply Requirements .......................................................... 5
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ................................................. 7
Unpack Range............................................................................. 7
Install Anti-Tip Bracket ................................................................ 7
Make Gas Connection................................................................. 8
Verify Anti-Tip Bracket Is Installed and Engaged ....................... 9
Level Range ............................................................................... 10
Electronic Ignition System......................................................... 10
Warming Drawer or Premium Storage Drawer ......................... 12
Storage Drawer.......................................................................... 12
Oven Door.................................................................................. 13
Complete Installation................................................................. 13
GAS CONVERSIONS ................................................................... 14
LP Gas Conversion.................................................................... 14
Natural Gas Conversion ............................................................ 17
RANGE SAFETY
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
WARNING
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
follow instructions.
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:
Save for local inspector's use.
Installer: Leave installation instructions with the homeowner.
Homeowner: Keep installation instructions for future reference.
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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 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.
WARNING: Gas leaks cannot always be detected by smell.
Gas suppliers recommend that you use a gas detector approved by UL or CSA.
For more information, contact your gas supplier.
If a gas leak is detected, follow the “What to do if you smell gas” instructions.
IMPORTANT: Do not install a ventilation system that blows air downward toward this gas cooking appliance. This type of
ventilation system may cause ignition and combustion problems with this gas cooking appliance resulting in personal injury or
unintended operation.
In the State of Massachusetts, the following installation instructions apply:
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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.
WARNING
Tip Over Hazard
A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
Install anti-tip bracket to floor or wall per installation instructions.
Slide range back so rear range foot is engaged in the slot of the anti-tip bracket.
Re-engage anti-tip bracket if range is moved.
Do not operate range without anti-tip bracket installed and engaged.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or serious burns to children and adults.
To verify the anti-tip bracket is installed and engaged:
Anti-Tip
Bracket
• Slide range forward.
• Look for the anti-tip bracket securely attached to floor or wall.
• Slide range back so rear range foot is under anti-tip bracket.
Range Foot
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• See installation instructions for details.
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
Tools and Parts
Location Requirements
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed
here.
Tools needed
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances. Do
not obstruct flow of combustion and ventilation air.
■ 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 top left side of the oven door.
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Tape measure
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Marker or pencil
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Flat-blade screwdriver
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Phillips screwdriver
Pipe-joint compound
resistant to LP gas
Recessed installations must provide complete enclosure of
the sides and rear of the range.
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Level
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Noncorrosive leak-detection
solution
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Hand or electric drill
All openings in the wall or floor where range is to be installed
must be sealed.
Wrench or pliers
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Do not seal the range to the side cabinets.
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Cabinet opening dimensions that are shown must be used.
Given dimensions are minimum clearances.
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The anti-tip bracket must be installed. To install the anti-tip
bracket shipped with the range, see “Install Anti-Tip Bracket”
section.
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Grounded electrical supply is required. See “Electrical
Requirements” section.
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Proper gas supply connection must be available. See “Gas
Supply Requirements” section.
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Contact a qualified floor covering installer to check that the
floor covering can withstand at least 200°F (93°C).
■
Use an insulated pad or ¼" (6.4 mm) plywood under range if
installing range over carpeting.
For LP/Natural Gas
Conversions
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Pipe wrench
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³⁄₈" combination wrench
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¹⁵⁄₁₆" combination wrench
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½" combination wrench
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¼" drive ratchet
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⁵⁄₈" combination wrench
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³⁄₈" nut driver
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7 mm (⁹⁄₃₂") nut driver
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¹⁄₈" (3.2 mm) drill bit (for
wood floors)
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Quadrex®† or Phillips
screwdriver
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Masking tape
Parts supplied
Check that all parts are included.
A
IMPORTANT: 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).
B
Mobile Home - Additional Installation Requirements
A. Anti-tip bracket
B. #12 x 1⁵⁄₈" screws (2)
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Anti-tip bracket must be securely mounted to floor or wall.
Thickness of flooring may require longer screws to anchor
bracket to floor.
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 Safety, 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.
Mobile home installations require:
■ When this range is installed in a mobile home, it must be
secured according to the instructions in this document.
Parts needed
Check local codes and consult gas supplier. Check existing gas
supply and electrical supply. See “Electrical Requirements” and
“Gas Supply Requirements” sections.
†® QUADREX is a registered trademark of NLW Holdings, Inc.
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Product Dimensions
Cabinet Dimensions
Cabinet opening dimensions shown are for 25" (64.0 cm)
countertop depth, 24" (61.0 cm) base cabinet depth and
36" (91.4 cm) countertop height.
IMPORTANT: If installing a range hood or microwave hood
combination above the range, follow the range hood or
microwave hood combination installation instructions for
dimensional clearances above the cooktop surface.
D
B
A
C
F
B
C
A
E
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L
E
H
D
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K
F
A. 27⁷⁄₈" (70.8 cm) max. depth with handle
B. 36" (91.4 cm) cooktop height (max.) with leveling legs
screwed all the way in*
C. 46⁷⁄₈" (119.1 cm) overall height (max.) with leveling legs
screwed all the way in*
D. 29⁷⁄₈" (75.9 cm) width
E. 25⁷⁄₁₆" (64.6 cm) depth. Back of range to front of cooktop**
F. Model/serial rating plate (located on the oven frame behind
the top left side of the oven door)
IMPORTANT: Range must be level after installation. Follow the
instructions in the “Level Range” section. Using the cooktop as a
reference for leveling the range is not recommended.
*Range can be raised approximately 1" (2.5 cm) by adjusting
the leveling legs.
**Front of door and drawer may extend farther forward,
depending on styling.
F
G
J
K
A. 18" (45.7 cm) upper side cabinet to countertop
B. 13" (33 cm) max. upper cabinet depth
C. 30" (76.2 cm) min. opening width
D. For minimum clearance to top of cooktop, see NOTE*.
E. 30¹⁄₈" (76.5 cm) min. opening width
F. The shaded areas are recommended for installation of rigid
gas pipe.
G. 4¹⁄₂" (11.4 cm)
H. 8" (20.3 cm)
I. 17" (43.2 cm)
J. 2" (5.1 cm)
K. 4¹⁄₂" (11.4 cm)
L. 2" (5.1 cm) min. clearance from both sides of range to side
wall or other combustible material.
M. Grounded outlet
N. Cabinet door or hinges should not extend into the cutout.
*NOTE: 24" (61.0 cm) minimum when bottom of wood or metal
cabinet is covered 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) minimum clearance between the top of the
cooking platform and the bottom of an uncovered wood or metal
cabinet.
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Electrical Requirements
Gas Supply Requirements
WARNING
WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Explosion Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Use a new CSA International approved gas supply line.
Do not remove ground prong.
Install a shut-off valve.
Do not use an adapter.
Securely tighten all gas connections.
Do not use an extension cord.
If connected to LP, have a qualified person make sure
gas pressure does not exceed 14" (36 cm) water
column.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
Examples of a qualified person include:
IMPORTANT: The range must be electrically grounded in
accordance with local codes and ordinances, or in the absence
of local codes, with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70
or Canadian Electrical Code, CSA C22.1.
This range is equipped with an electronic ignition system that will
not operate if plugged into an outlet that is not properly polarized.
If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is
recommended that a qualified electrical installer determine that
the ground path is adequate.
A copy of the above code standards can be obtained from:
National Fire Protection Association
1 Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02169-7471
CSA International
8501 East Pleasant Valley Road
Cleveland, OH 44131-5575
■ A 120 volt, 60 Hz., AC only, 15-amp fused, electrical circuit is
required. A time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is also
recommended. It is recommended that a separate circuit
serving only this range be provided.
■
Electronic ignition systems operate within wide voltage limits,
but proper grounding and polarity are necessary. Check that
the outlet provides 120-volt power and is correctly grounded.
■
This gas range is not required to be plugged into a GFCI
(Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter) outlet. It is recommended
that you not plug an electric spark ignition gas range or any
other major appliance into a GFCI wall outlet as it may cause
the GFCI to trip during normal cycling.
■
Performance of this range will not be affected if operated on a
GFCI-protected circuit. However, occasional nuisance
tripping of the GFCI breaker is possible due to the normal
operating nature of electronic gas ranges.
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The wiring diagram is located on the back of the range in a
clear plastic bag.
licensed heating personnel,
authorized gas company personnel, and
authorized service personnel.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
IMPORTANT: 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 or CAN/CGA B149 - latest
edition.
IMPORTANT: Leak testing of the range must be conducted
according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Type of Gas
Natural gas:
This range is design-certified by CSA International for use with
Natural gas or, after proper conversion, for use with LP gas.
■ This range is factory set for use with Natural gas. See “Gas
Conversions” section. The model/serial rating plate located
on the oven frame behind the top left side of the oven door
has information on the types of gas that can be used. If the
types of gas listed do not include the type of gas available,
check with the local gas supplier.
LP gas conversion:
Conversion must be done by a qualified service technician.
No attempt shall be made to convert the appliance from the gas
specified on the model/serial rating plate for use with a different
gas without consulting the serving gas supplier. See “Gas
Conversions” section.
NOTE: The metal chassis of the range must be grounded in
order for the control panel to work. If the metal chassis of the
range is not grounded, no keypads will operate. Check with a
qualified electrician if you are in doubt as to whether the
metal chassis of the range is grounded.
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Gas Supply Line
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Gas Pressure Regulator
Provide a gas supply line of ¾" (1.9 cm) rigid pipe to the
range location. A smaller size pipe on longer runs may result
in insufficient gas supply. With LP gas, piping or tubing size
can be ½" (1.3 cm) minimum. Usually, LP gas suppliers
determine the size and materials used in the system.
NOTE: Pipe-joint compounds that resist the action of LP gas
must be used. Do not use TEFLON®† tape.
Flexible metal appliance connector:
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If local codes permit, a new CSA design-certified, 4 to 5 ft
(122 to 152.4 cm) long, ½" (1.3 cm) or ¾" (1.9 cm) I.D.,
flexible metal appliance connector may be used for
connecting range to the gas supply line.
The gas pressure regulator supplied with this range must be
used. The inlet pressure to the regulator should be as follows for
proper operation:
Natural gas:
Minimum pressure: 5" WCP
Maximum pressure: 14" WCP
LP gas:
Minimum pressure: 11" WCP
Maximum pressure: 14" WCP
Contact local gas supplier if you are not sure about the inlet
pressure.
Burner Input Requirements
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A ½" (1.3 cm) male pipe thread is needed for connection
to the female pipe threads of the inlet to the appliance
pressure regulator.
■
Do not kink or damage the flexible metal tubing when
moving the range.
Must include a shutoff valve:
The supply line must be equipped with a manual shutoff
valve. This valve should be located in the same room but
external to the range opening, such as an adjacent cabinet. It
should be in a location that allows ease of opening and
closing. Do not block access to shutoff valve. The valve is for
turning on or shutting off gas to the range.
B
A
C
A. Gas supply line
B. Shutoff valve “open” position
C. To range
†®TEFLON is a registered trademark of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company.
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Input ratings shown on the model/serial rating plate are for
elevations up to 2,000 ft (609.6 m).
For elevations above 2,000 ft (609.6 m), ratings are reduced at a
rate of 4% for each 1,000 ft (304.8 m) above sea level (not
applicable for Canada).
Gas Supply Pressure Testing
Gas supply pressure for testing regulator must be at least
1" water column pressure above the manifold pressure shown on
the model/serial rating plate.
Line pressure testing above ½ psi gauge (14" WCP)
The range and its individual shutoff valve must be disconnected
from the gas supply piping system during any pressure testing of
that system at test pressures in excess of ½ psi (3.5 kPa).
Line pressure testing at ½ 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 the gas supply piping system at test pressures equal to
or less than ½ psi (3.5 kPa).
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Unpack Range
WARNING
Install Anti-Tip Bracket
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 film from range.
2. Remove oven racks and parts package from inside oven.
3. Do not remove the shipping base at this time.
Tip Over Hazard
A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
Install anti-tip bracket to floor or wall per installation
instructions.
Slide range back so rear range foot is engaged in the
slot of the anti-tip bracket.
A
Re-engage anti-tip bracket if range is moved.
Do not operate range without anti-tip bracket installed
and engaged.
A. Shipping base
4. On Ranges Equipped with a Storage Drawer:
Remove the storage drawer. See the “Storage Drawer”
section. Use a ¼" drive ratchet to lower the rear leveling legs
one-half turn. Use a wrench or pliers to lower front leveling
legs one-half turn.
A
D
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
or serious burns to children and adults.
1. Remove the anti-tip bracket from where it is taped inside the
storage drawer, warming drawer, or premium storage drawer.
2. Determine which mounting method to use: floor or wall.
If you have a stone or masonry floor, you can use the wall
mounting method. If you are installing the range in a mobile
home, you must secure the range to the floor.
3. Determine and mark centerline of the cutout space. The
mounting can be installed on either the left side or right side
of the cutout. Position mounting bracket against the wall in
the cutout so that the V-notch of the bracket is 12⁹⁄₁₆"
(31.9 cm) from centerline as shown.
C
B
B
A. ¼" drive ratchet
B. Rear leveling leg
C. Wrench or pliers
D. Front leveling leg
On Ranges Equipped with a Warming Drawer or Premium
Storage Drawer:
Centerline
A
On ranges equipped with a warming drawer or premium
storage drawer, the rear legs cannot be accessed by
removing the warming drawer or premium storage drawer. It
will be necessary to adjust the rear legs from outside the
range. Use wrench or pliers to lower the front and rear
leveling legs one-half turn.
A. 12⁹⁄₁₆" (31.9 cm)
B. Bracket V-notch
C
A
B
A. Rear leveling leg
B. Wrench or pliers
C. Front leveling leg
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4. Drill two ¹⁄₈" (3 mm) holes that correspond to the bracket
holes of the determined mounting method. See the following
illustrations.
Floor Mounting
Make Gas Connection
WARNING
Explosion Hazard
Use a new CSA International approved gas supply line.
Rear position
Front position
Diagonal (2 options)
Wall Mounting
Install a shut-off valve.
Securely tighten all gas connections.
If connected to LP, have a qualified person make sure
gas pressure does not exceed 14" (36 cm) water
column.
Examples of a qualified person include:
licensed heating personnel,
authorized gas company personnel, and
authorized service personnel.
5. Using the Phillips screwdriver, mount anti-tip bracket to the
wall or floor with the two #12 x 1⁵⁄₈" screws provided.
6. Move range close enough to opening to allow for final gas
and electrical connections. Remove shipping base,
cardboard or hardboard from under range.
7. Move range into its final location, making sure rear leveling
leg slides into anti-tip bracket.
8. Move range forward onto shipping base, cardboard or
hardboard to continue installing the range using the following
installation instructions.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
Typical flexible connection
1. Apply pipe-joint compound made for use with LP gas to the
smaller thread ends of the flexible connector adapters (see B
and G in the following illustration).
2. Attach one adapter to the gas pressure regulator and the
other adapter to the gas shutoff valve. Tighten both adapters,
being certain not to move or turn the gas pressure regulator.
3. Use a ¹⁵⁄₁₆" combination wrench and an adjustable wrench to
attach the flexible connector to the adapters.
IMPORTANT: All connections must be wrench-tightened. Do
not make connections to the gas regulator too tight. Making
the connections too tight may crack the regulator and cause
a gas leak. Do not allow the regulator to turn when tightening
fittings.
A
B
C
D
E
H
A. Gas pressure regulator
B. Use pipe-joint compound.
C. Adapter (must have ½" male
pipe thread)
D. Flexible connector
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G
F
E. Manual gas shutoff valve
F. ½" or ¾" gas pipe
G. Use pipe-joint compound.
H. Adapter
Complete Connection
1. Check that the gas pressure regulator shutoff valve is in the
“on” position.
A
A. Gas pressure regulator shutoff valve
shown in the “on” position
2. Open the manual shutoff valve in the gas supply line. The
valve is open when the handle is parallel to the gas pipe.
A
Verify Anti-Tip Bracket Is Installed and
Engaged
On Ranges with a Storage Drawer:
1. Remove the storage drawer. See “Storage Drawer” section.
2. Use a flashlight to look underneath the bottom of the range.
3. Visually check that the rear range foot is inserted into the slot
of the anti-tip bracket.
On Ranges with a Warming Drawer or Premium Storage
Drawer:
1. Place the outside of your foot against the bottom front of the
warming drawer or premium storage drawer, and grasp the
lower right or left side of the control panel as shown.
NOTE: If your countertop is mounted with a backsplash, it
may be necessary to grasp the range higher than is shown in
the illustration.
B
A. Closed valve
B. Open valve
3. Test all connections by brushing on an approved
noncorrosive leak-detection solution. If bubbles appear, a
leak is indicated. Correct any leak found.
4. Remove cooktop burner caps and grates from parts
package. Burner caps should be level when properly
positioned. If burner caps are not properly positioned,
surface burners will not light. Place burner grates over
burners and caps.
B
A
C
A. Burner base
B. Burner cap
C. Burner grate
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.
5. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
6. Slide range into final location, making sure the rear leveling
leg slides into the slot of the anti-tip bracket.
2. Slowly attempt to tilt the range forward.
If you encounter immediate resistance, the range foot is
engaged in the anti-tip bracket.
3. If the rear of the range lifts more than ½" (1.3 cm) off the floor
without resistance, stop tilting the range and lower it gently
back to the floor. The range foot is not engaged in the anti-tip
bracket.
IMPORTANT: If there is a snapping or popping sound when lifting
the range, the range may not be fully engaged in the bracket.
Check to see if there are obstructions keeping the range from
sliding to the wall or keeping the range foot from sliding into the
bracket. Verify that the bracket is held securely in place by the
mounting screws.
4. Slide the range forward, and verify that the anti-tip bracket is
securely attached to the floor or wall.
5. Slide range back so the rear range foot is inserted into the
slot of the anti-tip bracket.
IMPORTANT: If the back of the range is more than 2" (5.1 cm)
from the mounting wall, the rear range foot may not engage the
bracket. Slide the range forward and determine if there is an
obstruction between the range and the mounting wall. Changes
to the gas supply must be performed by a qualified service
technician. If you need assistance or service, refer to the
“Assistance or Service” section of the Use and Care Guide, or the
cover or “Warranty” section of the User Instructions, for contact
information.
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6. Repeat Steps 1 and 2 to ensure that the range foot is
engaged in the anti-tip bracket.
If the rear of the range lifts more than ½" (1.3 cm) off the floor
without resistance, the anti-tip bracket may not be installed
correctly. Do not operate the range without anti-tip bracket
installed and engaged. Please reference the “Assistance or
Service” section of the Use and Care Guide, or the cover or
“Warranty” section of the User Instructions, to contact
service.
Level Range
Determine if you have AquaLift® Technology or Steam Clean by
referring to the “Range Care” section of the User Instructions.
For Ranges with AquaLift® Technology or Steam Clean:
1. Place level on the oven bottom as indicated in one of the two
figures below depending on the size of the level. Check with
the level side to side and front to back.
Electronic Ignition System
Initial lighting and gas flame adjustments
Cooktop and oven burners use electronic igniters in place of
standing pilots. When the cooktop control knob is turned to the
“LITE” position, the system creates a spark to light the burner.
This sparking continues, as long as the control knob is turned to
“LITE.”
When the oven control is turned to the desired setting, sparking
occurs and ignites the gas.
Check Operation of Cooktop Burners
Standard Surface Burners
Push in and turn each control knob to the “LITE” position.
The flame should light within 4 seconds. The first time a burner is
lit, it may take longer than 4 seconds to light because of air in the
gas line.
If burners do not light properly:
2. If range is not level, pull range forward until rear leveling leg is
removed from the anti-tip bracket.
3. Follow the directions in Style 1 or Style 2, depending on the
style of drawer supplied with the range.
For Ranges without AquaLift® Technology or Steam Clean:
1. Place a standard flat rack in oven.
2. Place level on the rack and check levelness of the range, first
side to side; then front to back.
■
Turn cooktop control knob to the “OFF” position.
■
Check that the range is plugged in. Check that the circuit
breaker has not tripped or the household fuse has not blown.
■
Check that the gas shutoff valves are set to the “open”
position.
■
Check that burner caps are properly positioned on burner
bases.
Repeat start-up. If a burner does not light at this point, turn the
control knobs to the “OFF” position and contact your dealer or
authorized service company for assistance.
Adjust Flame Height
Adjust the height of top burner flames. The cooktop “low” burner
flame should be a steady blue flame approximately ¼" (6.4 mm)
high.
A
3. If range is not level, pull range forward until rear leveling leg is
removed from the anti-tip bracket.
4. Follow the directions in Style 1 or Style 2, depending on the
style of drawer supplied with the range.
Style 1: Ranges Equipped with a Storage Drawer:
Use a ¼" drive ratchet, wrench or pliers to adjust leveling legs
up or down until the range is level. Push range back into
position. Check that rear leveling leg is engaged in the anti-tip
bracket.
Style 2: Ranges Equipped with a Warming Drawer or
Premium Storage Drawer:
Use a wrench or pliers to adjust leveling legs up or down until
the range is level. Push range back into position. Check that
rear leveling leg is engaged in the anti-tip bracket.
NOTE: Range must be level for satisfactory baking
performance and best cleaning results using AquaLift®
Technology and Steam Clean functions.
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B
A. Low flame
B. High flame
To adjust standard burner:
The flame can be adjusted using the adjustment screw in the
center of the valve stem. The valve stem is located directly
underneath the control knob.
4. Push the BAKE pad.
5. Press the START pad.
The oven bake burner should light within 8 seconds. Under
certain conditions, it may take the burner up to 50 to 60 seconds
to light.
Electronic igniters are used to light the bake and broil burners.
Refer to the Use and Care Guide or User Instructions for proper
operation of the oven controls.
If the “low” flame needs to be adjusted:
A
B
C
A. Control knob stem
B. Screwdriver
C. Pliers
Adjust Oven Bake Burner Flame (if needed)
1. Light 1 burner and turn to lowest setting.
2. Remove the control knob.
Hold the knob stem with a pair of pliers. Use a small flatblade screwdriver to turn the screw located in the center of
the control knob stem until the flame is the proper size.
3. Replace the control knob.
4. Test the flame by turning the control from “LO” to “HI,”
checking the flame at each setting.
5. Repeat the previous steps for each burner.
Check Operation of Oven Bake Burner
1. On models with a warming drawer, remove access cover
plate (1 screw) located at the back of the warming drawer
compartment.
2. Check the oven bake burner for proper flame.
This flame should have a ½" (1.3 cm) long inner cone of
bluish-green, with an outer mantle of dark blue, and should
be clean and soft in character. No yellow tips, blowing or
lifting of flame should occur.
3. If the oven bake flame needs to be adjusted, locate the air
shutter near the center rear of the range. Loosen the locking
screw and rotate the air shutter until the proper flame
appears. Tighten locking screw.
1. Remove the oven rack.
2. To remove the oven bottom: Remove 2 screws at the rear of
the oven bottom. Lift the rear of the oven bottom up and back
until the front of the panel is away from the front frame.
Remove from oven and place on a covered surface.
A
B
A
B
A. Locking screw
B. Air shutter
4. Push CANCEL/OFF when finished.
5. Reinstall flame spreader and oven bake burner cover.
A. Screws
B. Oven bottom
3. You can check the burner flame by removing the flame
spreader or by using a mirror.
Remove flame spreader:
Remove 2 screws from the front tabs of the flame spreader.
Lift front of the flame spreader and pull forward to remove
tabs from rear of oven.
Using a mirror:
Insert a mirror to one side of the burner. Look into the mirror
to check flame.
A
Check Operation of Oven Broil Burner
1. Close the oven door.
2. Press the BROIL pad.
3. Press the START pad.
The oven burner should light within 8 seconds. Under certain
conditions, it may take the burner up to 50 to 60 seconds to light.
Refer to the Use and Care Guide or User Instructions for proper
operation of the oven controls.
Adjust Oven Broil Burner Flame (if needed)
B
C
D
A. Mirror
B. Flame spreader
C. Flame reflection
D. 2 screws
Look through oven window to check broil burner for proper
flame. This flame should have a ½" (1.3 cm) long inner cone of
bluish-green, with an outer mantle of dark blue, and should be
clean and soft in character. No yellow tips, blowing or lifting of
flame should be present.
If flame needs to be adjusted:
1. Loosen the lock screw on the air shutter located at the rear of
the broil burner.
2. Adjust the air shutter as needed.
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To Replace:
3. Tighten lock screw.
1. Align the forward drawer notches with the notches in the
drawer glides on both sides. Place the rear alignment tabs
into the drawer glides on both sides.
A
A
B
A. Lock screw
B. Air shutter
4. Press CANCEL/OFF when finished.
B
Warming Drawer or Premium Storage
Drawer
A. Drawer alignment tab
B. Drawer glide notch
(on some models)
Remove all items from inside the warming drawer or premium
storage drawer, and allow the range to cool completely before
attempting to remove the drawer.
To Remove:
1. Open the warming drawer or premium storage drawer to its
fully open position.
2. Using a flat-blade screwdriver, gently loosen the warming
drawer or premium storage drawer from the glide alignment
notch and lift up the drawer alignment tab from the glide.
A
2. Push the warming drawer or premium storage drawer in all
the way.
3. Gently open and close the warming drawer or premium
storage drawer to ensure it is seated properly on the glides
on both sides.
Storage Drawer
(on some models)
The storage drawer can be removed. Before removing, make sure
drawer is cool and empty.
To Remove:
B
1. Pull the storage drawer straight back to the drawer stop.
C
A. Flat-blade screwdriver
B. Drawer alignment tab
C. Drawer glide notch
A
A. Drawer stop notch
3. Repeat Step 2 on the other side. The warming drawer or
premium storage drawer is no longer attached to the drawer
glides. Using both hands, pick up the warming drawer or
premium storage drawer to complete the removal.
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2. Lift up the front of the drawer and pull the drawer out.
To Replace:
To Replace:
1. Lift up the front of the drawer and place the rear of the drawer
inside the range so that the drawer stop notch is behind the
drawer glide.
2. Lower the drawer so that the edge of the slide rail drops into
the slot in the drawer glide.
3. Slowly push the drawer into the range.
1. Insert both hanger arms into the door.
A
2. Open the oven door.
You should hear a “click” as the door is set into place.
3. Move the hinge levers back to the locked position. Check
that the door is free to open and close. If it is not, repeat the
removal and installation procedures.
A. Engage drawer glide.
Complete Installation
NOTE: When properly installed, the rear slides on the bottom
of the drawer will engage the base rails and the drawer will
not tip when items are placed in the drawer.
1. Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra part,
go back through the steps to see which step was skipped.
2. Check that you have all of your tools.
3. Dispose of/recycle all packaging materials.
4. Check that the range is level. See the “Level Range” section.
5. Use a mild solution of liquid household cleaner and warm
water to remove waxy residue caused by shipping material.
Dry thoroughly with a soft cloth. For more information, see
the “Range Care” section of the Use and Care Guide or User
Instructions.
6. Read the Use and Care Guide or User Instructions.
7. Turn on surface burners and oven. See the Use and Care
Guide or User Instructions for specific instruction on range
operation.
If range does not operate, check the following:
■ Household fuse is intact and tight, or circuit breaker has not
tripped.
Oven Door
For normal range use, it is not suggested to remove the oven
door. However, if removal is necessary, make sure the oven is off
and cool. Then, follow these instructions. The oven door is heavy.
To Remove:
1. Open oven door all the way.
2. Pinch the hinge latch between two fingers and pull forward.
Repeat on other side of oven door.
A
A. Hinge latch
3. Close the oven door as far as it will shut.
4. Lift the oven door while holding both sides.
Continue to push the oven door closed and pull it away from
the oven door frame.
■
Range is plugged into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
■
Gas pressure regulator shutoff valve is in the “on” position.
■
Electrical supply is connected.
■
See “Troubleshooting” in the Use and Care Guide or User
Instructions.
8. When the range has been on for 5 minutes, check for heat. If
the range is cold, turn off the range and check that the gas
supply line shutoff valve is open.
■ If the gas supply line shutoff valve is closed, open it, then
repeat the 5-minute test as outlined above.
■
If the gas supply line shutoff valve is open, press the
CANCEL button on the oven control panel and contact a
qualified technician.
If you need Assistance or Service:
Please reference the “Assistance or Service” section of the Use
and Care Guide or the cover of the User Instructions, or contact
the dealer from whom you purchased your range.
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GAS CONVERSIONS
Gas conversions from Natural gas to LP gas or from LP gas to
Natural gas must be done by a qualified installer.
LP Gas Conversion
WARNING
WARNING
Explosion Hazard
Use a new CSA International approved gas supply line.
Install a shut-off valve.
Securely tighten all gas connections.
If connected to LP, have a qualified person make sure
gas pressure does not exceed 14" (36 cm) 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.
Tip Over Hazard
A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
Install anti-tip bracket to floor or wall per installation
instructions.
Slide range back so rear range foot is engaged in the
slot of the anti-tip bracket.
Re-engage anti-tip bracket if range is moved.
Do not operate range without anti-tip bracket installed
and engaged.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
or serious burns to children and adults.
1. Turn the manual shutoff valve to the closed position.
B
A
C
A. To range
B. Manual shutoff valve “closed” position
C. Gas supply line
2. Unplug range or disconnect power.
To Convert Gas Pressure Regulator (Natural Gas to
LP Gas)
1. Remove storage drawer, warming drawer or premium storage
drawer. See the “Storage Drawer” or “Warming Drawer or
Premium Storage Drawer” section.
2. Locate gas pressure regulator at rear of storage or warming
drawer compartment.
NOTE: On models with a warming drawer, an access cover
must be removed to access the gas pressure regulator.
A
A. Gas pressure regulator
IMPORTANT: Do not remove the gas pressure regulator.
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3. Remove plastic cover from gas pressure regulator cap.
4. Turn gas pressure regulator cap counterclockwise with a
⁵⁄₈" combination wrench to remove.
NOTE: Do not remove the spring beneath the cap.
3. Apply masking tape to the end of a ⁹⁄₃₂" (7 mm) nut driver to
help hold the gas orifice spud in the nut driver while changing
it. Press nut driver down onto the gas orifice spud and
remove by turning it counterclockwise and lifting out. Set gas
orifice spud aside.
Side view before
C
A
A
D
NG
D
E
B
NG
B
LP
A. Orifice spud
B. Orifice spud holder
C. Screw
D. Spark electrode
Side view after
LP
C
A. Plastic cover
B. Gas pressure regulator cap with solid end facing out
C. Gas pressure regulator cap with hollow end facing out
D. Washer
E. Gas pressure regulator cap
4. Remove the cardboard orifice spud holder shipped in the
literature package in the oven. Gas orifice spuds are stamped
with a number, marked with 1 color dot, and have a groove in
the hex area. Replace the Natural gas orifice spud with the
correct LP gas orifice spud.
A
5. Turn over the gas pressure regulator cap and reinstall on
regulator so that the hollow end faces out and the marking
“LP” is facing the direction shown in the above drawing.
6. Replace plastic cover over gas pressure regulator cap.
To Convert Surface Burners (Natural Gas to LP Gas)
1. Remove burner cap.
2. Using a Phillips or Quadrex® screwdriver, remove the burner
base.
NOTE: Reinstall one of the screws through the range cooktop
to hold the orifice spud holder in place while removing and
replacing the orifice spuds.
C
A
D
B
A. LP groove
Refer to the following chart for correct LP gas orifice spud
placement.
LP Gas Orifice Spud Chart for Surface Burners
Burner Rating
Color
Size
ID Number
14,000 BTU
11,000 BTU
8,000 BTU
5,000 BTU
Yellow/Orange
Yellow/Brown
Yellow/Black
Yellow/White
1.07 mm
0.99 mm
0.85 mm
0.70 mm
L107
L99
L85
L70
NOTE: Refer to the Model Number and Serial Number Plate
located on the oven frame behind the top left side of the oven
door for proper sizing of spuds for each burner location.
5. Place Natural gas orifice spuds in the cardboard orifice spud
holder.
6. Replace the burner base using both screw.
7. Replace burner cap.
8. Repeat steps 1-7 for the remaining burners.
A. Igniter electrode
B. Gas tube opening
C. Burner cap
D. Burner base
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To Convert Oven Bake Burner (Natural Gas to LP Gas)
8. Replace the “49” spud with a “57” spud. Install the LP gas
bake burner orifice spud, turning it clockwise until snug.
IMPORTANT: Do not overtighten.
1. Remove the oven racks.
2. Remove 2 screws at the rear of the oven bottom.
3. Lift the rear of the oven bottom up and back until the front of
the panel is away from the front frame. Remove from oven
and set it aside on a covered surface.
A
A
B
A. Screws
B. Oven bottom
A. Orifice spud
4. Remove 2 screws from the front tabs of the flame spreader.
Lift front of the flame spreader and pull forward to remove
tabs from rear of oven and set it aside on a covered surface.
B
9. Position the back of the bake burner over the oven orifice,
and slide the tab on front of the bake burner into the front of
the oven.
10. Reattach the bake burner with 2 screws.
11. Insert the tabs on the rear of the flame spreader into the rear
of the oven.
12. Reattach the front tabs of the flame spreader to the oven with
2 screws.
13. Position the front of the oven bottom panel toward the front
frame and lower the rear of the oven bottom panel into the
oven.
14. Reattach the oven bottom panel with 2 screws.
To Convert Oven Broil Burner (Natural Gas to LP Gas)
A
A. Screws
B. Flame spreader
5. Remove 2 screws from the bake burner.
6. Slide the front of the bake burner to the side to remove tab
from front of oven. Lift the back of the bake burner off the
oven orifice, and set the bake burner aside.
1. Remove the screw from the broil burner.
2. Remove the broil burner from the broil burner orifice hood.
NOTE: The broil burner will hang in the back of the oven while
you are changing the orifice hood.
B
A
B
A
C
A. Screws
B. Bake burner
7. Use a ³⁄₈" nut driver or combination wrench and turn the
Natural gas bake burner orifice spud counterclockwise to
remove. The spud will be stamped with a “49.”
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A. Broil burner
B. Screws
C. Orifice hood
3. Use a ³⁄₈" combination wrench and turn the Natural gas broil
burner orifice hood counterclockwise to remove. The hood
will be stamped with a “151.”
4. Replace the “151” hood with a “090” hood. Install the LP gas
broiler burner orifice hood, turning it clockwise until snug.
IMPORTANT: Do not overtighten.
Natural Gas Conversion
A
WARNING
x.xx
Tip Over Hazard
A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
A. Orifice hood
5. Place the broil burner on the broil burner orifice hood and
insert the broil burner ceramic igniter in the hole in the rear of
the oven.
6. Position the broil burner against the top of the oven and
attach it with 2 screws.
7. Replace storage drawer, warming drawer or premium storage
drawer. See the “Storage Drawer” or “Warming Drawer or
Premium Storage Drawer” section.
8. Replace the oven door if it has been removed. See the “Oven
Door” section.
9. Replace the oven racks.
Install anti-tip bracket to floor or wall per installation
instructions.
Slide range back so rear range foot is engaged in the
slot of the anti-tip bracket.
Re-engage anti-tip bracket if range is moved.
Do not operate range without anti-tip bracket installed
and engaged.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
or serious burns to children and adults.
1. Turn the manual shutoff valve to the closed position.
B
A
Complete Installation (Natural Gas to LP Gas)
1. Refer to the “Make Gas Connection” section for properly
connecting the range to the gas supply.
2. Refer to the “Electronic Ignition System” section for proper
burner ignition, operation and burner flame adjustments.
IMPORTANT: You may have to adjust the “LO” setting for
each cooktop burner.
Checking for proper cooktop, bake and broil burner flame is
very important. The small inner cone should have a very
distinct blue flame ¼" (6.4 mm) to ½" (1.3 cm) long. The outer
cone is not as distinct as the inner cone. LP gas flames have
a slightly yellow tip.
3. Refer to “Complete Installation” in the “Installation
Instructions” section of this manual to complete this
procedure.
NOTE: Make sure to save the orifices that have just been
replaced in the conversion.
C
A. To range
B. Manual shutoff valve “closed” position
C. Gas supply line
2. Unplug range or disconnect power.
To Convert Gas Pressure Regulator (LP Gas to
Natural Gas)
1. Remove storage drawer, warming drawer, or premium
storage drawer. See the “Storage Drawer” or “Warming
Drawer or Premium Storage Drawer” section.
2. Locate gas pressure regulator at rear of storage drawer,
warming drawer or premium storage drawer compartment.
NOTE: On models with a warming drawer, an access cover
must be removed to access the gas pressure regulator.
A
A. Gas pressure regulator
IMPORTANT: Do not remove the gas pressure regulator.
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3. Remove plastic cover from gas pressure regulator cap.
4. Turn gas pressure regulator cap counterclockwise with a
⁵⁄₈" combination wrench to remove.
NOTE: Do not remove the spring beneath the cap.
4. Gas orifice spuds are stamped with a number on the side.
Replace the LP gas orifice spud with the correct Natural gas
orifice spud.
XXX
Side view before
A
A
LP
A. Stamped number
D
LP
B
E
Refer to the following chart for the correct Natural gas orifice
spud placement.
Natural Gas Orifice Spud Chart
Color
Size
ID
Number
18,000 BTU
17,000 BTU
15,000/15,500 BTU
14,200 BTU
13,000/13,500 BTU
12,000/12,500 BTU
9,500 BTU
8,000 BTU
5,000 BTU
Yellow/Blue
Red/Magenta
Red/Black
Red/Orange
Red/Blue
Red/Yellow
Red/Brown
Red/White
Red/Brass
2.16 mm
2.10 mm
2.00 mm
1.90 mm
1.85 mm
1.80 mm
1.55 mm
1.40 mm
1.10 mm
N216
N210
N200
N190
N185
N180
N155
N140
N110
NG
Burner Rating
NG
C
Side view after
A. Plastic cover
B. Gas pressure regulator cap with hollow end facing out
C. Gas pressure regulator cap with solid end facing out
D. Washer
E. Gas pressure regulator cap
5. Turn over the gas pressure regulator cap and reinstall on
regulator so that the solid end faces out and the marking
“ NG” is facing the direction shown in the above drawing.
6. Replace plastic cover over gas pressure regulator cap.
To Convert Surface Burners (LP Gas to Natural Gas)
1. Remove burner cap.
2. Using a Phillips or Quadrex® screwdriver, remove the burner
base.
NOTE: Reinstall one of the screws through the range cooktop
to hold the orifice spud holder in place while removing and
replacing the orifice spuds.
3. Apply masking tape to the end of a ⁹⁄₃₂" (7 mm) nut driver to
help hold the gas orifice spud in the nut driver while changing
it. Press nut driver down onto the gas orifice spud and
remove by turning it counterclockwise and lifting out. Set gas
orifice spud aside.
C
NOTE: Refer to the Model Number and Serial Number Plate
located on the oven frame behind the top left side of the oven
door for proper sizing of spuds for each burner location.
5. Place LP gas orifice spuds in plastic parts bag for future use
and keep with package containing literature.
6. Replace the burner base using both screws.
7. Replace burner cap.
8. Repeat steps 1-7 for the remaining burners.
To Convert Oven Bake Burner (LP Gas to Natural Gas)
1. Remove the oven racks.
2. Remove 2 screws at the rear of the oven bottom.
3. Lift the rear of the oven bottom up and back until the front of
the panel is away from the front frame. Remove from oven
and set it aside on a covered surface.
A
A
D
B
B
A. Orifice spud
B. Orifice spud holder
C. Screw
D. Spark electrode
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A. Screws
B. Oven bottom
4. Remove 2 screws from the front tabs of the flame spreader.
Lift front of the flame spreader and pull forward to remove
tabs from rear of oven and set it aside on a covered surface.
B
A
9. Position the back of the bake burner over the oven orifice,
and slide the tab on front of the bake burner into the front of
the oven.
10. Reattach the bake burner with 2 screws.
11. Insert the tabs on the rear of the flame spreader into the rear
of the oven.
12. Reattach the front tabs of the flame spreader to the oven with
2 screws.
13. Position the front of the oven bottom panel toward the front
frame and lower the rear of the oven bottom panel into the
oven.
14. Reattach the oven bottom panel with 2 screws.
To Convert Oven Broil Burner (LP Gas to Natural Gas)
A. Screws
B. Flame spreader
5. Remove 2 screws from the bake burner.
6. Slide the front of the bake burner to the side to remove tab
from front of oven. Lift the back of the bake burner off the
oven orifice, and set the bake burner aside.
1. Remove the screw from the broil burner.
2. Remove the broil burner from the broil burner orifice hood.
NOTE: The broil burner will hang in the back of the oven while
you are changing the orifice hood.
B
A
B
A
C
A. Screws
B. Bake burner
7. Use a ³⁄₈" nut driver or combination wrench and turn the LP
gas bake burner orifice spud counterclockwise to remove.
The spud will be stamped with a “57.”
8. Replace the “57” spud with a “49” spud. Install the Natural
gas bake burner orifice spud, turning it clockwise until snug.
IMPORTANT: Do not overtighten.
A
A. Broil burner
B. Screws
C. Orifice hood
3. Use a ³⁄₈" combination wrench and turn the LP gas broil
burner orifice hood counterclockwise to remove. The hood
will be stamped with a “090.”
4. Replace the “090” hood with a “151” hood. Install the Natural
gas broiler burner orifice hood, turning it clockwise until snug.
IMPORTANT: Do not overtighten.
A
x.xx
A. Orifice spud
A. Orifice hood
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5. Place the broil burner on the broil burner orifice hood and
insert the broil burner ceramic igniter in the hole in the rear of
the oven.
6. Position the broil burner against the top of the oven and
attach it with 2 screws.
7. Replace storage drawer, warming drawer or premium storage
drawer. See the “Storage Drawer” or “Warming Drawer or
Premium Storage Drawer” section.
8. Replace the oven door. See the “Oven Door” section.
9. Replace the oven racks.
Complete Installation (LP Gas to Natural Gas)
1. Refer to the “Make Gas Connection” section for properly
connecting the range to the gas supply.
2. Refer to the “Electronic Ignition System” section for proper
burner ignition, operation, and burner flame adjustments.
IMPORTANT: You may have to adjust the “LO” setting for
each cooktop burner.
Checking for proper cooktop, bake and broil burner flame is
very important. Natural gas flames do not have yellow tips.
3. Refer to “Complete Installation” in the “Installation
Instructions” section of this manual to complete this
procedure.
NOTE: Make sure to save the orifices that have just been
replaced in the conversion.
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