Lp/Propane Gas Conversion; Electrical Requirements; Grounding Instructions - Frigidaire PLGF659EC Install Manual

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allows ease of opening and closing. Do not block access
to the shutoff valve. The valve is for turning on or
shutting off gas to the appliance.
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Manual Shutoff Valve -
Open position
Figure 4
Once regulator is in place, open the shutoff valve in the
gas supply line. Wait a few minutes for gas to move
through the gas line.
Check for leaks. After connecting the range to the gas
supply, check the system for leaks with a manometer. If
a manometer is not available, turn on the gas supply and
use a liquid leak detector (or soap and water) at all
joints and connections to check for leaks.
Do not use a flame to check for leaks
from gas connections. Checking for leaks with a flame
may result in a fire or explosion.
Tighten all connections as necessary to prevent gas
leakage in the range or supply line.
Disconnect this range from the gas supply piping
system during any pressure testing of that system at test
pressures greater than 1/2 psig (3.5 kPa or 14" water
Isolate the range 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 1/2 psig (3.5 kPa or 14"
water column).

5. LP/Propane Gas Conversion

This appliance can be used with Natural gas or LP/Propane
gas. It is shipped from the factory for use with natural gas.
The range comes supplied with fixed orifices for converting
it to LP gas. These orifices are located in a bag marked
surface, oven and broil burner conversion are packaged
with the orifices.
The conversion must be performed by a qualified service
technician in accordance with the manufacturer's
instructions and all local codes and requirements. Failure
to follow these instructions could result in serious injury
or property damage. The qualified agency performing
this work assumes responsibility for the conversion.
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Failure to make the appropriate
conversion can result in serious personal injury and
property damage.

6. Electrical Requirements

120 volt, 60 Hertz, properly grounded dedicated circuit
protected by a 15 amp circuit breaker or time delay fuse.
Note: This range is not recommended to be installed
with a Ground Fault Interrupt (GFI).
Do not use an extension cord with this range.

Grounding Instructions

IMPORTANT Please read carefully.
For personal safety, this appliance must be properly
The power cord of this appliance is equipped with a 3-
prong (grounding) plug which mates with a standard 3-
prong grounding wall receptacle (see Figure 5) to
minimize the possibility of electric shock hazard from the
The wall receptacle and circuit should be checked by a
qualified electrician to make sure the receptacle is
properly grounded.
Preferred Method
Grounding type
wall receptacle
Figure 5
Where a standard 2-prong wall receptacle is installed, it
is the personal responsibility and obligation of the
consumer to have it replaced by a properly grounded 3-
prong wall receptacle.
Do not, under any circumstances, cut or remove the
third (ground) prong from the power cord.
Disconnect electrical supply cord from
wall receptacle before servicing range.
Do not, under any
circumstances, cut,
remove, or bypass
the grounding
Power supply cord with 3-
prong grounding plug.


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