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Important Safety Instructions - Frigidaire 318201451 Installation Instructions Manual

Frigidaire gas 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.
5. Note: For operation at 2000 ft. elevations above see
level, appliance rating shall be reduced by 4 percent
for each additional 1000 ft.
Important Note to the Consumer
Keep these instructions with your Use and Care Guide for
future reference.
Installation of this cooktop must conform with local codes
or, in the absence of local codes, with the National Fuel
Gas Code ANSI Z223.1—latest edition in the United
States, or in Canada, with the Canadian Fuel Gas Code,
CAN/CGA B149 and CAN/CGA B149.2.
This cooktop has been design certified by American Gas
Association (A.G.A.). As with any appliance using gas
and generating heat, there are certain safety precautions
you should follow. You will find them in the Use and
Care Guide, read it carefully.
• Be sure your cooktop is installed and grounded
properly by a qualified installer or service
• This cooktop 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 in
Canada, with the Canadian Electrical Code, CSA
C22.1 Part 1.
• The burners can be lit manually during an
electrical power outage. To light a burner, hold a
lit match to the burner head, then slowly turn the
Surface Control knob to LITE. Use caution when
lighting burners manually.
• Do not store items of interest to children in the
cabinets above the cooktop. Children could be
seriously burned climbing on the cooktop to reach items.
• To eliminate the need to reach over the surface
burners, cabinet storage space above the burners
should be avoided.
• Adjust surface burner flame size so it does not
extend beyond the edge of the cooking utensil.
Excessive flame is hazardous.
• Never use your cooktop for warming or heating
the room. Prolonged use of the cooktop without
adequate ventilation can be hazardous.
• Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable
vapors and liquids near this or any other
appliance. Explosions or fires could result.
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.
1. Wall Outlet
NOTE: If an outlet
is not available,
have one installed
by a qualified
2. Installation
Insert the cooktop into the countertop opening.
Note: After inserting the cooktop into the
countertop opening, make sure the unit is sitting
on the metal flange around the top of the burner
box. Cooktop must not sit on the porcelain top.
Avoid cutting an oversized hole in the countertop.
3. Clamp Down Information
Once the cooktop is installed in the counter opening, you
must clamp the unit down as shown.
Angle Bracket
To clamp down, insert the bracket with the offset side of
the angle into the slots on each side of the unit. The
thumb screw should then be run through the bracket, up
against the bottom of the counter. Tighten until the unit
draws down.
12" (30.5 cm)
(20.3 cm)
(25.4 cm)
area for 120V
outlet on rear
(55.9 cm)
C L of unit
C L of unit
Figure 3
Thumb Screw
Figure 4


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