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Electrical Supply Requirements - Whirlpool SF372BEE W/N Service Manual

Freestanding self-clean gas range
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Electrical Shock Hazard
An electrical ground is required on this appli-
If a cold water pipe is interrupted by plastic,
nonmetallic gaskets, or other insulating materi-
als, do not use for grounding.
Do not ground to a gas pipe.
Do not change the power supply cord plug. If the
plug will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet
installed by a qualified electrician.
Do not use a fuse in the neutral or grounding
circuit. It could result in an electrical shock.
Do not use an extension cord with this range.
Check with a qualified electrician if you are in
doubt as to whether the appliance is properly
Failure to follow these instructions could result in
serious injury or death.
Equipment & Property Damage
Use a separate power line for this gas range,
and make sure that you connect it to the proper
voltage source. Failure to do so could result in
improper operation, equipment, or property dam-
If codes permit, and a separate grounding wire is
used, it is recommended that a qualified electrician
determine that the grounding path is adequate.
The following information applies to the gas range
A 3-wire, single phase, 120-volt, 60 Hz, AC-
only electrical supply is required on a sepa-
rate 10-ampere circuit, fused on both sides of
the line. A time-delay fuse, or circuit breaker,
is recommended. The fuse must be sized as
per local codes in accordance with the electri-
cal rating of the appliance specified on the
model/serial rating plate, which is located on
the frame behind the storage door panel.
The gas range must be connected with cop-
per wire only.
Wire sizes and connections must conform to
the requirements of the National Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA 70—latest edition*, and all
local codes and ordinances. Wire sizes and
connections must conform with the rating of
the appliance. Copies of the standards listed
above may be obtained from:
* National Fire Protection Association
Batterymarch Park
Quincy, Massachusetts 02269
The gas range should be connected directly
to the fused disconnect (or circuit breaker)
through flexible, armored, or nonmetallic
sheathed, copper cable. The flexible, armored
cable that extends from the appliance should
be connected directly to the junction box.
Locate the junction box to allow as much slack
as possible between the junction box and the
appliance so that the appliance can be moved
if servicing is ever necessary. Do not cut the
A U.L.-listed,
provided at the junction box.
A wiring diagram is located in the "Tech Tips"
(Section 5) of this manual.
" conduit connector must be

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