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Important Safety Instructions; Unpacking Instructions; Electrical Requirements; Important Notes To The Installer - Frigidaire 318205408(0901) Installation Instructions Manual

Frigidaire electric cooktop installation instructions


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Important Notes to the Installer

1. Read all instructions contained in these installation
instructions before installing the appliance.
2. Remove all packing material before connecting the
electrical supply to the appliance.
3. Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
4. Be sure to leave these instructions with the consumer.
Important Note to the Consumer
Keep these instructions with your Owner's guide for the
local electrical inspector's use and future reference.
• Be sure your cooktop is installed and grounded
properly by a qualified installer or service
• These cooktops must be electrically grounded in
accordance with local codes or, in their absence,
with the National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA No.
70—latest edition in the United States, or with
CSA Standard C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code,
Part 1, in Canada.
The electrical power to the cooktop
must be shut off while line connections are being
made. Failure to do so could result in serious injury
or death.
Provide Electrical Connection
Install the junction box under the cabinet and run
120/240 or 120/208 Volt, AC wire from the main
circuit panel. NOte: DO NOt connect the wire to the
circuit panel at this time. Wait until all wires have been
connected in the junction box.

Electrical Requirements

Observe all governing codes and local ordinances.
1. A 3-wire or 4-wire single phase 120/240 or 120/208
Volt, 60 hz AC only electrical supply is required on a
separate circuit fused on both sides of the line (a 40A
time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended).
DO NOt fuse neutral.
NOTE: Wire sizes and connections must conform with
the fuse size and rating of the appliance in accordance
with the National electrical Code ANSI/NFPA No. 70–
latest edition, or with CSA standard C22.1, Canadian
electrical Code, Part 1, and local local codes and
An extension cord must not be used
with this appliance. Such use may result in a fire,
electrical shock, or other personal injury.
2. the appliance should be connected to the fused
disconnect (or circuit breaker) box through flexible
armored or nonmetallic sheathed cable. the flexible
armored cable extending from this appliance should
be connected directly to the grounded junction box.
the junction box should be located as shown in
Figure 2 with as much slack as possible remaining in
the cable between the box and the appliance, so it
can be moved if servicing is ever necessary.
3. A suitable strain relief must be provided to attach
the flexible armored cable to the junction box.

Unpacking Instructions

1. Leave corner supports on cooktop until completion
of electrical Connection.
2. Be sure the bottle of cleaner conditioner packed
in the literature bag is left where the user can
find it easily. It is important that the ceramic-glass
smoothtop be pretreated before use. See Cooktop
Cleaning and Maintenance section in the Use and
Care Guide.
Model and Serial Number Location
the serial plate is located under the cooktop.
When ordering parts for or making inquires about your
cooktop, always be sure to include the model and serial
numbers and a lot number or letter from the serial plate
on your cooktop.
Figure 3


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