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Gas Supply Requirements - Whirlpool SF372BEE W/N Service Manual

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WARNING
Fire Hazard
The gas appliance must be connected to a
regulated gas supply.
Do not use an open flame to test for gas leaks
from gas connections.
New A.G.A.-designed and certified flexible gas
line should be used, when codes permit.
Do not store or use gasoline, or any other
flammable vapors and liquids, in the vicinity of
this, or any other appliance.
If you smell gas:
• Do not light any appliance.
• Do not operate any electrical switches.
• Do not use the telephone.
• Call the gas supplier immediately from a
neighbor's telephone, and follow the gas
supplier's instructions carefully.
• If you cannot reach the gas supplier, call the
fire department.
Failure to follow these instructions could result in
fire, explosion, or other personal injury.
GENERAL
This installation must conform with local codes and
ordinances. In the absence of local codes, installa-
tion must conform with the American National
Standard, National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z223.1—
latest edition.*
Copies of the standards listed above may be ob-
tained from:
* American Gas Association
1515 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Input ratings shown on the model/serial rating plate
(located on the frame behind the storage door
panel) are for elevations up to 2,000 feet. For
elevations above 2,000 feet, contact the local ser-
vice company.

GAS SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS

This range is factory set for use with natural gas. It
is designed-certified by the American Gas Asso-
ciation (A.G.A.) for natural or L.P. gases with the
appropriate conversion. The model/serial rating
plate has information on the type of gas that can be
used. If the type of gas listed does not agree with
the type of gas available, check with the local gas
supplier. Conversion must be done by a qualified
service technician.
A rigid,
3
/
" gas supply pipe, must be provided for
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both natural and L.P. gas at the gas range installa-
tion location. Long lengths of smaller size pipe may
result in an insufficient supply of gas to the range.
Pipe-joint compounds, made for use with natural
and L.P. gas, must be used.
If local codes and ordinances permit, new A.G.A.-
approved, flexible metal tubing can be used for
connecting the appliance to the gas supply line. Do
not kink or damage the flexible tubing when moving
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the appliance. A
/
connecting to the female pipe threads of the pres-
sure-regulator.
The supply line must be equipped with an ap-
proved shutoff valve. This valve should be located
in the same room as the appliance, and should be
in a location that allows easy access to turn the gas
supply on and off. Do not block the access to the
shutoff valve. Never reuse an old connector
when installing a new range.
1-6
" male pipe thread is needed for
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