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Installation Requirements; Tools And Parts; Location Requirements - Whirlpool MEW7630AB Installation Instructions Manual

27" (68.6 cm) and 30" (76.2 cm) electric single and double built-in oven
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Tools and Parts

Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed
Tools needed
Phillips screwdriver
Measuring tape
Hand or electric drill (for wall cabinet installations)
1" (2.5 cm) drill bit (for wall cabinet installations)
Flat-blade screwdriver
Parts needed
UL listed or CSA approved conduit connector
UL listed wire connectors
Parts supplied
#8-14 x 1" screws - single ovens (2), double ovens (4)
Two #8-18 x
" screws - bottom vent
Four #8-18 x
" screws - bottom vent trim
Four #8-18 x
" screws - double oven feet
Bottom vent
Bottom vent trim
Two feet - double oven
Two front feet - double oven
Four grommets - single ovens (2), double ovens (4)*
Foam strip - single oven**
Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply. See
"Electrical Requirements."
It is recommended that all electrical connections be made by a
licensed, qualified electrical installer.
*Grommets not included with models KEBK171B, KEBK101B,
KEBS279B, KEBS207B, KEBS209B, KEBU109B and
**Foam strip not included with double oven.


Location Requirements

IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
Cabinet opening dimensions that are shown must be used.
Given dimensions provide minimum clearance with oven.
Recessed installation area must provide complete enclosure
around the recessed portion of the oven.
Grounded electrical supply is required. See "Electrical
Requirements" section.
Electrical supply junction box should be located 3" (7.6 cm)
maximum below the support surface when the oven is
installed in a wall cabinet. A 1" (2.5 cm) minimum diameter
hole should have been drilled in the right rear or left rear
corner of the support surface to pass the appliance cable
through to the junction box.
NOTE: For undercounter installation, it is recommended that
the junction box be located in the adjacent right or left
cabinet. If you are installing the junction box on rear wall
behind oven, it is recommended that the junction box be
recessed and located in the upper center of the cabinet.
Oven support surface must be solid, level and flush with
bottom of cabinet cutout.
Floor must be able to support a single oven weight of
129 lbs (59 kg) for 27" (68.6 cm) models or 154 lbs (70 kg) for
30" models (76.2 cm).
Floor must be able to support a double oven weight of
251 lbs (114 kg) for 27" (68.6 cm) models or 288 lbs (131 kg)
for 30" (76.2 cm) models.
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).
Undercounter Installation (with cooktop installed above):
Ovens approved for this type of installation have an approval
label located on the top of the oven. Refer to undercounter
installation instructions for cutout dimensions and approved oven
cooktop combinations (separate sheet).

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