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KitchenAid KFGU706VSS02 Installation Instructions Manual page 6

30" (76.2 cm) and 36" (91.4 cm) gas built-in cooktop
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Explosion Hazard
Use a new CSA International
approved gas supply line.
Install a shut=off valve.
Securely tighten all gas connections.
If connected to LP, have a qualified
person make sure
gas pressure does not exceed 14" (36 cm) water
column.
Examples of a qualified person include:
licensed heating personnel,
authorized
gas company personnel, and
authorized service personnel.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
Gas Supply Line
Provide a gas supply line of 3/4"(1.9 cm) rigid pipe to the
cooktop location. A smaller size pipe on longer runs may
result in insufficient gas supply. Pipe-joint compounds
that
resist the action of LP gas must be used. Do not use
TEFLON ®t tape. With LP gas, piping or tubing size should be
1/2"minimum. Usually, LP gas suppliers determine the size
and materials used in the system.
Flexible
metal appliance
connector:
If local codes permit, use a 1/2"or 3/4"I.D. flexible stainless
steel tubing gas connector, designed by CSA to connect
the cooktop to the rigid gas supply line.
A 1/2"male pipe thread is needed for connection to the
female pipe threads of the inlet to the cooktop pressure
regulator.
Do not kink or damage the flexible metal tubing when
moving the cooktop.
Rigid pipe connection:
Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
IMPORTANT: This installation must conform with all local codes
and ordinances. In the absence of local codes, installation must
conform with American National Standard, National Fuel Gas
Code ANSI Z223.1 -latest edition or CAN/CGA B149 -latest
edition.
IMPORTANT:
Leak testing of the cooktop must be conducted
according to the manufacturer's
instructions.
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. If
converting to LP gas, see the following "LP Gas Conversion"
section. The model/serial rating plate located on the
underside of the cooktop 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. See the Gas
Conversion instructions
provided in the package containing
literature.
The rigid pipe connection requires a combination
of pipe
fittings to obtain an in-line connection to the cooktop. The
rigid pipe must be level with the cooktop connection. All
strains must be removed from the supply and fuel lines so
cooktop will be level and in 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 opening, such as an adjacent
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.
B
A. Gas supply
line
B. Shutoff
valve "open"
position
C. To cooktop
1-®TEFLON is a registered
trademark
of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company.
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