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Check Operation; Electrical Requirements - Frigidaire 30 Installation Instructions Manual

Frigidaire gas cooktop installation instructions
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7. Connect Electricity to Gas Cooktop

Electrical Requirements

120 volt, 60 hertz, properly grounded branch circuit
protected by a 15 amp circuit breaker or time delay fuse.
Do not use an extension cord with these cooktops.
IMPORTANT Please read carefully.
For personal safety, these appliances must be
properly grounded.
the power cord of these appliances is equipped with a
3-prong (grounding) plug which mates with a standard
3-prong grounding wall receptacle (see Figure 19) to
minimize the possibility of electric shock hazard from this
the wall receptacle and circuit should be checked by
a qualified electrician to make sure the receptacle is
properly grounded.
Preferred Method
type wall
Figure 19
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.
if an external electrical source is used, the appliance,
when installed, must be electrically grounded in
accordance with local codes or in their absence of local
codes with the National Electric Code ANSi/NFPA No. 70-
1987 or latest edition.
Check all code rules and regulations for connecting the
cooktop to be certain the installation conforms with all
local, municipal and state codes as well as local utility
Failure to comply with the above could result in a
serious shock hazard.
Do not, under any
circumstances, cut,
remove, or bypass
the grounding
Power supply cord with
3-prong grounding plug
Note: All hookups and adjustment shall be performed by
qualified technicians.
Situations where appliance power cord will be
disconnected frequently. Do not use an adaptor plug
in these situations because disconnecting of the power
cord places undue strain on the adaptor and leads to
eventual failure of the adaptor terminal. the customer
should have 2-prong wall receptacle replaced by a
3-prong (grounding) receptacle by a qualified electrician
before using the appliance.
Disconnect electrical supply cord from
wall receptacle before servicing cooktop.

8. Check Operation

Refer to the Use and Care Guide packaged with the
cooktop for operating instructions and for care and
cleaning of your cooktop.
Do not touch the burners. they may be hot enough to
cause burns.
1. Check the Igniters (some models)
Operation of electric igniters should be checked
after cooktop and supply line connectors have been
carefully checked for leaks and the cooktop has been
connected to electric power.
to check for proper lighting, push in and turn a
burner valve to the LitE position. the burner valve
should light when gas is available to burner. Once
the burner lights, it should be turned out of the LitE
position. try each valve separately until all burners
have been checked out.
The burners can be lit manually during an
electrical power outage. To light a burner, hold
a lit match to the burner head, then slowly turn
the Surface Control knob to LITE. Use caution
when lighting burners manually.
Surface burner in use when an electrical power
failure occurs will continue to operate normally.
the surface burners on models equipped with pilots
can operate during an electrical power outage.



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