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Gas Connection - KitchenAid GAS RANGE Installation Instructions Manual

30" freestanding gas range with standard clean oven
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Operating
position
protect floor covering.
Before
moving
range
across
floor,
check that
range is still on cardboard shipping base to
front leveling leg
6
n
Carefully
move range into
final operating
position. Check that
8
rear leveling leg is
n
Place rack in oven. Place level on rack,
first side to side; then front to back.
engaged in anti-tip
bracket.
If range is not level, pull range forward until
rear leveling leg is removed from the anti-tip
5
bracket. Use 3/8' drive ratchet and channel
7
lock pliers to adjust leveling legs up or down
n
Remove cardboard shipping base
until range is level. Push range back into
under range. Open broiler door. Use a 3/8"
n
If installing the range in a mobile
drive ratchet to lower rear leveling legs one-
home, you MUST secure the range to the floor.
position. Check that rear leveling leg is
half turn. Use channel lock pliers to lower front
Any method of securing the range is adequate
engaged in anti-tip bracket.
leveling legs one-half turn.
as long as it conforms to the standards in the
Note: Oven must be level for satisfactory
"Mobile home installation"
instructions, Page 1.
baking conditions.
Gas connection
All connections must be wrench-tightened.
n
Use a brush and liquid detergent
Typical
rigid pipe connection
to test all gas connections. Bubbles around
connections will indicate a leak. If a leak
appears, shut off gas valve controls and
tighten connections. Then check connections
again. Never test for gas leaks with a match
or other flame. Clean all detergent from
range. Replace broiler door.
Fire Hazard
Do Not make connection too tight. The
regulator is die cast. Making the
connection too tight may crack the
n
Check that all control knobs are in
the "OFF" position.
regulator, resulting in a gas leak and
possible explosion or fire.
Do Not use an open flame to test for leaks
from gas connections.
Typical
flexible
connection
match near both pilot
light housings to light the
pilot lights. Adjust pilot adjustment screw
-
connector
until pilot flame tips are l/8' high and
centered in the pilot housings. If the flame is
@
69
too high, carbon (soot) will form on
9
#
underside of maintop.
adapter -
n
Lift cooktop maintop until it is held in
-!a
manual
place by support rods. Locate pressure
gas
-
shutoff
regulator.
112" to 314"
valve
gas pipe
maximum length 21-l/2"
A l/2" male pipe thread is needed for connection to
pressure regulator female pipe threads.
10
n
Assemble the flexible connector
from the gas supply pipe to the pressure
n
Open broiler door. Hold a match
regulator.
to the opening in the top of the pilot area at
the rear of the oven burner. No pilot
adjustments are needed. Close broiler door.
11
n
Use pipe-joint compound made for
use with L.P. gas to seal all gas connections.
If flexible connectors are used, be certain
connectors are not kinked.
manual shutoff valve
12
n
Open the manual shutoff valve in the
gas supply line. Wait a few minutes for gas to
move through the gas line.

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