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Electrical Requirements; Note To Installer - Kenmore 363.42482 Use & Care Manual And Installation Instructions

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BEFORE
YOU
BEGIN
Read these
instructions
com pletely and
carefully.
IMPORTANT:
Save these instructions
for local
inspector's
use.
IMPORTANT:
Observe
all governing
codes and
ordinances.
NOTE TO INSTALLER:
Be sure to leave these
instructions
with the
Consumer.
WARNING:
For personal
safety,
this
appliance
must be properly
grounded.
See the
GROUNDING
INSTRUCTIONS
in these
Installation
Instructions.
Tools
You Will Need
• Electric or hand drill and 1/8" drill bit
• Flat blade screwdriver
• Phillips screwdriver
• Pencil
• Ruler
• Hand or saber saw
FOR TI LE COUNTERTOP INSTALLATION
• Electric drill and 5/32" drill bit
• 4 %o"x 11/4"masonry screws
FOR YOUR SAFETY:
WARNING- Before
beginning the installation,
switch power off at the service panel and lock the
service disconnecting means to prevent power from
being switched on accidentally. When the service
disconnecting means cannot be locked, securely fasten
a prominent warning device, such as a tag, to the
service panel.
° To eliminate the risk of burns or fire by reaching over
heated surface elements, cabinet storage located above
the surface units should be avoided, if cabinet storage
space is to be provided, the risk can be reduced by
installing a range hood that projects horizontally a
minimum of 5" beyond the bottom of the cabinets.
Cabinet installation above the cooktop may be no
deeper than 13".
• The cooktop should be easy to reach and lighted with
natural light during the day.
ELECTRICAL
REQUIREMENTS
ATrENTION: All electric cooktops must be hard wired
(direct wired) into an approved junction box. A plug and
receptacle is not permitted for these products.
We recommend you have the electrical wiring and hookup
of your cooktop done by a qualified electrician. After
installation, havethe electrician show you where your
main disconnect is located.
Check with your local utilities for electrical codes which
apply in your area. Failure to wire your cooktopaccording to
governing codes could result in a hazardous condition.If
there are no local codes, your cooktop must be wired and
fused to meet the requirements of the National Electrical
Code, ANSi/NFPA No. 70 Latest Edition. You can get a
copy by writing:
National Fire Protection Association
Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02269
You should use a single phase, three wire 240/120 Volt, 60
Hertz electrical power system. If aluminum wiringis used, all
connections MUST be listed for use with aluminumand
copper wiring. It is strongly recommended that if aluminum
wiring is used, the special terminal grease for use with
aluminum wiring, preferably with "grit", is put intothe
connection to keep it fromcorroding
over time.
At a minimum, the National Electrical Code wire sizing in
Section 310 should be followed. It is further recommended
that No. 8 AWG copper (or No. 6AWG aluminum)wire or
larger if required, protected with either a double pole 40
Ampere circuit breaker or two 40 Ampere fuses be used to
supply power to the cooktop.
See the section on Electrical Connections for detailed
instructionson hookup of your cooktop.
-AWARNING:
The electrical
power to
Ithe cooktop
supply line must
be shut off while
I line connections
are being
made. Failure to do
Jso could result in serious
injury or death.
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