Important Safety Instructions - Frigidaire 318201426 (0810) Installation Instructions Manual

Frigidaire electric cooktop installation instructions
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Important Notes to the Installer
1. Read all instructions contained in these installation
instructions before installing the cooktop.
2. Remove all packing material before connecting the
electrical supply to the cooktop.
3. Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
4. Be sure to leave these instructions with the consumer.
Important Note to the Consumer
Keep these instructions with your owner's guide for future
• Be sure your cooktop is installed and grounded
properly by a qualified installer or service
• These cooktops must be electrically grounded in
accordance with local codes or, in their absence,
with the National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA No.
70—latest edition in the United States, or with
CSA Standard C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code, Part
1, in Canada.
The electrical power to the cooktop
must be shut off while line connections are being
made. Failure to do so could result in serious injury
or death.
Provide Electrical Connection
Install the junction box under the cabinet and run 120/
240 or 120/208 Volt, AC wire from the main circuit
panel. DO NOT connect the wire to the circuit panel at
this time.
Electrical Requirements
Observe all governing codes and local ordinances.
1. A 3-wire or 4-wire single phase 120/240 or 120/208
Volt, 60 Hz AC only electrical supply is required on a
separate circuit fused on both sides of the line (time-
delay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended). DO
NOT fuse neutral. The fuse size must not exceed the
circuit rating of the appliance specified on the
NOTE: Wire sizes and connections must conform with
the fuse size and rating of the appliance in accordance
with the National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA No. 70–
latest edition, or with CSA Standard C22.1, Canadian
Electrical Code, Part 1, and local codes and ordinances.
An extension cord must not be used with this
appliance. Such use may result in a fire, electrical
shock, or other personal injury.
2. The appliance should be connected to the fused
disconnect (or circuit breaker) box through flexible
armored or nonmetallic sheathed cable. The flexible
armored cable extending from this appliance should
be connected directly to the grounded junction box.
The junction box should be located as shown in
Figure 2 with as much slack as possible remaining in
the cable between the box and the appliance, so it
can be moved if servicing is ever necessary.
3. A suitable strain relief must be provided to attach
the flexible armored cable to the junction box.
Unpacking Instructions
(Models with Ceramic-Glass Smoothtop Only)
1. Leave corner supports on cooktop until completion
of Electrical Connection.
2. Be sure the bottle of cleaner conditioner packed in
the literature bag is left where the user can find it
easily. It is important that the ceramic-glass
smoothtop be pretreated before use.
Electrical Connection
Connect the flexible armored cable that extends from
the surface unit to the junction box using a suitable
strain relief at the point the armored cable enters the
junction box. Then make the electrical connection as
Electrical ground is required on this appliance.
Figure 3

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