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Installation Instructions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
FOR YOUR SAFETY
* For Personal
Safety,
remove
house
fuse
or open
circuit
breaker
before
beginning
installation.
Failure
to do so could
result
in serious
injury
or death.
• Be sure your
cooktop
is installed
properly
by a qualified
installer
or service
technician,
• To eliminate
the risk of burns
or fire due
to reaching
over
heated
surface
elements,
cabinet
storage
located
above
the surface
units
should
be avoided.
If cabinet
storage
space
is to be provided,
the risk can be
reduced
by installing
a range
hood that
projects
horizontally
a minimum
of 5"
beyond
the bottom
of the cabinets.
Cabinet
installation
above
the cooktop
may be no
deeper
than
13".
• Make
sure the cabinets
and wall
coverings
around
the cooktop
can withstand
the
temperatures
(up to 200°F) generated
by the cooktop.
• The cooktop
should
be easy to reach
and
lighted
with
natural
light
during
the day.
• Always
disconnect
the electrical
service
to
the cooktop
before
repairing
or servicing
the cooktop.
This can be done
by
disconnecting
the fuse or circuit
breaker,
Failure
to do this could
result
in a
dangerous
or fatal shock.
Know
where
your
main
disconnect
switch
is located.
If you do
not know,
have your
electrician
show
you.
ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS
This appliance
must
be supplied
with
the
proper
voltage
and frequency,
and connected
to an individual,
properly
grounded
branch
circuit,
protected
by a circuit
breaker
or a
time
delay
fuse as noted
on rating
plate.
We recommend
you
have the electrical
wiring
and hookup
of your
cooktop
connected
by a
qualified
electrician.
After
installation,
have
the electrician
show
you where
your
main
cooktop
disconnect
is located,
Wiring
must
conform
to National
Electrical
Code. You can get a copy
of the National
Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA
No. 70-Latest
Edition,
by writing:
National
Fire Protection
Association
Batterymarch
Park
Quincy,
MA
02269
The cooktop
conduit
wiring
is approved
for
copper
wire
connection
only,
and if you
have
aluminum
house
wiring,
you must
use
special
UL approved
connectors
for joining
copper
to aluminum.
You must
use a two-wire,
three
conductor
208/240
VAC, 60 Hertz electrical
system.
A
white
(neutral)
wire
is not needed
for this
unit. The cooktop
must
be installed
in a
circuit
that
does not exceed
125 VAC nominal
to ground.
Refer to the rating
plate
on your
cooktop
for
the KW rating
for your
cooktop.
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