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Product Dimensions; Cutout Dimensions/Requirements; Tools Needed For Installation; Before You Start - KitchenAid KECC562GBL - 36" Electric Cooktop Installation Instructions Manual

30" (76.2 cm) and 36" (91.4 cm) electric built-in ceramic cooktops
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Before you start...

Your safety and the safety of others
is 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 hazards that can kill or hurt
you and others. All safety messages will be
preceded by the safety alert symbol and the word
"DANGER" or "WARNING". These words mean:
You will be killed or seriously injured if you don't
follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
follow instructions.
All safety messages will identify the hazard, tell you
how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you
what can happen if the instructions are not
Proper installation is your responsibility. Make
sure you have everything for correct installation.
It is the responsibility of the installer to comply
with the installation clearances specified in these
Cooktop installed over oven installation: Only
certain specified cooktop and oven models are
approved for cooktop over oven installations.
Cooktops approved for this type of installation
will have an approval label located on the outside
of the burner box. If you do not find this label,
contact your dealer to confirm that cooktop is
approved. The label on the bottom of your
cooktop lists the cooktop and oven combinations
that are approved for this type of installation.
Ovens approved for this type of installation will
have an approval label located on top of oven. If
you do not find this label, contact dealer to
confirm that oven is approved. Refer to oven
manufacturer's Installation Instructions for
approval for built-under use and proper cutout
When installing cooktop over a built-under
oven, Do Not fasten cooktop to countertop with
clamps. Cooktop then will be easy to remove if
servicing is ever necessary.
Check location where cooktop will be installed.
The location should be away from strong draft
areas, such as windows, doors and strong
heating vents or fans. The cooktop should be
located for convenient use in the kitchen.
Grounded electrical supply is required. See
"Electrical requirements," Panel B.
Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
Failure to meet governing codes and
ordinances could lead to fire or electrical
When installing a cooktop under existing
cabinets and the installation does not meet the
minimum cabinet clearances. Install a range
hood above the cooktop to avoid burn hazards.
Countertop opening dimensions that are
shown must be used. Given dimensions are
minimum clearances and provide required 0"
(0 cm) clearance.
New installations — follow minimum
dimensions given.
Replacement installations — Be sure that
front edge of cooktop is at least 1-1/2"
(3.8 cm) back from front edge of countertop.
It is the customer's responsibility:
To contact a qualified electrical installer.
To assure that the electrical installation is
adequate and in conformance with National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 — latest
edition**, or CSA Standards
C22.1-94, Canadian Electrical Code, Part 1
and C22.2 No. 0-M91 - latest edition *** and all
local codes and ordinances.
Copies of the standards listed may be obtained from:
** National Fire Protection Association
Batterymarch Park
Quincy, Massachusetts 02269
*** Canadian Standard Association
178 Rexdale Boulevard
Etobicoke, (Toronto), Ontario M9W 1R3
Panel A

Product dimensions

21" (53.3 cm) depth
21-5/16" (54.1 cm) depth

Cutout dimensions/requirements

18" (45.7 cm) min.
clearance upper
cabinet to countertop
within minimum
clearances to cooktop
for minimum
Do not seal
cooktop to
Note: 24" (61 cm) min.
clearance if bottom of wood or
metal cabinet is protected by
not less than 1/4" (0.6 cm)
flame retardant millboard
covered with not less than No.
28 MSG sheet steel, 0.015"
(0.04 cm) stainless steel, or
0.024"(0.06 cm) aluminum or
0.020" (0.05 cm) copper.
30" (76.2 cm) min. clearance
between top of cooking
platform and bottom of
unprotected wood or metal
Cooktop width
(76.2 cm)
(75 cm)
(91.4 cm)
(90.2 cm)

Tools needed for installation:

ruler or
tape measure
30" (76.2 cm) or
36" (91.4 cm) width
30" (76.2 cm) or
36" (91.4 cm) width
13" (33 cm)
upper cabinet
(52 cm)
Junction box,
12" (30.5 cm)
or more above
floor and 10"
(25.4 cm) from
right side of
1" (2.5 cm) min. distance to
nearest left and right side
combustible surface above
36" (91.4 cm) or 30" (76.2 cm) min. base
cabinet is required. If cabinet has a drawer, a
(76.2 cm)
3" (7.5 cm) depth clearance from the countertop
to the top of the drawer (or other obstruction) in
(91.4 cm)
the base cabinet is required.
2-7/8" (7.3 cm)
burner box
3/4" (1.9 cm)
both sides
2-3/4" (7.3 cm)
burner box
2" min.
(5.1 cm)



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