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KitchenAid KGCU407V Install Instructions

Commercial style gas cooktop
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Type of Gas
Natural Gas:
This cooktop is design-certified by CSA International for
use with Natural gas or, after proper conversion, for use
with LP gas.
This cooktop is factory-set for use with Natural gas. To
convert to LP gas, see the Gas Conversion instructions
provided in the package containing literature. The model/
serial rating plate located on the left underside of the
cooktop burner base has information on the types of gas
that can be used. If the types of gas listed do not include
the type of gas available, check with the local gas supplier.
LP Gas conversion:
Conversion must be done by a qualified service technician.
No attempt shall be made to convert the cooktop from the
gas specified on the model/serial rating plate for use with a
different gas without consulting the serving gas supplier. To
convert to LP gas, use the LP gas conversion kit provided
with the cooktop and see the "Gas Conversions" section.
Gas Supply Line
Provide a gas supply line of
cooktop location. A smaller size pipe on longer runs may
result in insufficient gas supply. With LP gas, piping or
tubing size can be
" (1.3 cm) minimum. Usually, LP gas
suppliers determine the size and materials used in the
NOTE: Pipe-joint compounds that resist the action of LP
gas must be used. Do not use TEFLON
Flexible metal appliance connector:
If local codes permit, a new CSA design-certified, 4 - 5 ft
(122 - 152.4 cm) long,
" (1.6 cm) or
flexible metal appliance connector may be used for
connecting the cooktop to the gas supply line.
Must include a shutoff valve:
The supply line must be equipped with a manual shutoff
valve. This valve should be located in the same room but
external to the cooktop enclosure or cabinet. It should be
in a location that allows ease of opening and closing. Do
not block access to shutoff valve. The valve is for turning
on or shutting off gas to the cooktop.
A. Gas supply line
B. Shutoff valve "open" position
C. To cooktop
A 120-volt, 60-Hz, AC-only, 15-amp, fused electrical circuit
is required. A time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is also
recommended. It is recommended that a separate circuit
serving only this cooktop be provided.
†®TEFLON is a registered trademark of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and
Because Whirlpool Corporation policy includes a continuous commitment to improve
our products, we reserve the right to change materials and specifications without notice.
Commercial Style Gas Cooktop
" (1.9 cm) rigid pipe to the
" (1.9 cm) I.D.,
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances. Do not obstruct flow of
combustion and ventilation air.
It is the installer's responsibility to comply with installation clearances specified on the
model/serial rating plate. The model/serial rating plate is located on the underside of the
cooktop burner base.
It is recommended that a 600 CFM or larger vent hood be installed above the cooktop.
It is not recommended that a microwave hood combination be mounted above the
The cooktop should be installed in a location away from strong draft areas, such as
windows, doors and strong heating vents or fans.
All openings in the wall or floor where cooktop is to be installed must be sealed.
Cabinet opening dimensions that are shown must be used. Given dimensions are
minimum clearances.
IMPORTANT: To avoid damage to your cabinets, check with your builder or cabinet
supplier to make sure that the materials used will not discolor, delaminate or sustain other
A. 30" (76.2 cm) cooktop: 29 " (75.9 cm)
36" (91.4 cm) cooktop: 35 " (91.1 cm)
48" (121.9 cm) cooktop: 47 " (121.6 cm)
B. 36" (91.4 cm) long 3 prong grounding-type
power supply cord
A. 27
70.5 cm)
C. 7
" (18.8 cm)
D. Gas inlet is located 1 " (4.8 cm) from the back of
the cooktop burner base and 4 " (12.4 cm) in
from left-hand side of the cooktop burner base.
Dimensions are for planning purposes only. For complete details, see Installation
Instructions packed with product. Specifications subject to change without notice.
C. Model/serial rating plate (located on the
underside of the cooktop burner base)
D. Island trim or optional backguard
E. 27
70.5 cm)
Side View of Cooktop
G. 1" (2.6 cm)
E. 22" (55.9 cm)
F. 3 " (9.2 cm)
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Ref. W10526088A



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  Summary of Contents for KitchenAid KGCU407V

  • Page 1 Commercial Style Gas Cooktop PRODUCT MODEL NUMBERS LOCATION REQUIREMENTS KGCU407V KGCU482V IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances. Do not obstruct flow of combustion and ventilation air. KGCU462V KGCU483V KGCU463V KGCU484V It is the installer’s responsibility to comply with installation clearances specified on the model/serial rating plate.
  • Page 2 CABINET REQUIREMENTS *NOTES: Dimension “B” can be reduced by 6" (15.2 cm) when bottom of wood or metal cabinet is covered by not less than 0.25" (6.4 mm) flame retardant millboard covered with not less than No. 28 MSG sheet metal, 0.015" (0.4 mm) stainless steel, 0.024"...

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