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KitchenAid KGCS105GSS - 30 Inch Sealed Burner Gas Cooktop Installation Instructions Manual page 6

Gas built-in cooktops
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cooktop
burner
box
bracket
screws
7.
Rotate brackets away from burner
box. Install second screw into each
bracket and tighten brackets to burner
box. Insert the 2-1/2" (6.4 cm) clamping
screws into the brackets. Use a
screwdriver to tighten clamping screws
against the underside of countertop.
Do not overtighten screws.
access cap
8.
Install the pressure regulator with
the arrow on the regulator pointing up
toward unit and in a position where you
can reach the access cap.
IMPORTANT: All connections must be
wrench-tightened. Do Not make
connections to the gas regulator too tight.
Making the connection too tight may
crack the regulator and cause a gas leak.
Do Not allow the regulator to turn on the
pipe when tightening fittings.
adapter
nipple
flexible metal connector
3/8" adapter
use pipe-joint
manual shutoff
compound
valve
All connections must be wrench-
tightened.
9.
Assemble flexible metal connector
from the gas supply pipe to the pressure
regulator. You will need to determine the
fittings required, depending on the size of
your gas supply line, flexible metal
connector and shutoff valve.
6
countertop
10.
Use pipe-joint compound made
for use with NATURAL and L.P. gas. If
flexible metal connector is used, be
certain tubing is not kinked.
2-1/2" (6.4 cm)
clamping screw
shutoff valve
"open" position
bracket
to cooktop
11.
Open shutoff valve in the gas
supply line. Wait a few minutes for gas to
move through the gas line.
12.
rear of
shall be conducted according to the
cooktop
following instructions:
Use a brush and liquid detergent to test
all gas connections for leaks. Bubbles
pressure
regulator
around connections will indicate a leak. If
a leak appears, shut off gas valve
gas-flow arrow
pointing up
controls and adjust connections. Then
check connections again. NEVER TEST
FOR GAS LEAKS WITH A MATCH OR
OTHER FLAME. Clean all detergent
solution from cooktop.
13.
grounded outlet.
3/8"
nipple
ignitor
electrode
pressure
regulator
gas tube
opening
14.
base. Place burner grates over burner
bases and caps.
gas supply
line
Leak testing of the appliance
Plug power supply cord into
burner cap
burner
base
Put burner caps on each burner
Electronic Ignition System —
initial lighting
Cooktop burners use electronic igniters in
place of standing pilots. When the
cooktop control knob is pushed in and
turned to the "LITE" position, the system
creates a spark to light the burner. This
sparking continues until the control knob
is turned to the desired setting.
15.
Check operation of the cooktop
burners. Push in and turn each control
knob to "LITE" position. The flame should
light within 4 seconds. Do Not leave the
knob in the "LITE" position after
burner lights.
If burners do not light properly, turn
control knob to the "OFF" position. Check
that burner cap is in the proper position.
Check that power supply cord is plugged
in and that circuit breaker or house fuse
has not blown. Check that the shutoff
valve is in the "ON" position. Check
operation again. If a burner does not light
at this point, contact your Whirlpool dealer
for assistance.
16.
Push in and turn each control
knob to the "LO" (or simmer) setting. The
"LO" setting of each burner has been
factory set to the lowest setting available
to provide reliable reignition of the burner.
If it does not stay lit on the "LO" setting,
check "LO" setting as follows:
a. Turn control to "LITE" until burner
ignites.
b. Quickly turn knob down to LOWEST
POSITION.
c. If burner goes out, readjust valve as
follows:
Remove the surface burner control knob.
Insert a flat-blade screwdriver into the
hollow valve stem and engage the slotted
screw. Flame size can be increased or
decreased by turning the screw. Adjust
flame until you can quickly turn knob from
"LITE" to LOWEST POSITION without
extinguishing the flame. Flame should be
as small as possible without going out.

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