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Location Requirements - Whirlpool RS160LXT Manual

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Location Requirements

IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes
and ordinances.
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 right-hand side
of the oven frame behind the storage drawer
The range should be located for convenient
use in the kitchen.
To eliminate the risk of burns or fire by reach-
ing over heated surface units, cabinet stor-
age space located above the surface units
should be avoided. If cabinet storage is to be
provided, the risk can be reduced by install-
ing a range hood that projects horizontally a
minimum of 5" (12.7 cm) beyond the bottom
of the cabinets.
Cabinet opening dimensions that are shown
must be used. Given dimensions are minimum
The floor anti-tip bracket must be installed.
To install the antitip bracket shipped with
the range, see "Install Anti-Tip Bracket"
Grounded electrical supply is required. See
"Electrical Requirements" section.
IMPORTANT: To avoid damage to your cabi-
nets, check with your builder or cabinet supplier
to make sure that the materials used will not dis-
color, delaminate or sustain other damage. This
oven has been designed in accordance with the
requirements of UL and CSA International and
complies with the maximum allowable wood
cabinet temperatures of 194°F (90°C).
Mobile Home - Additional Installation Re-
The installation of this range must conform
to the Manufactured Home Construction and
Safety Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 3280 (for-
merly the Federal Standard for Mobile Home
Construction and Safety, Title 24, HUD Part
280). When such standard is not applicable, the
Standard for Manufactured Home Installations,
ANSI A225.1/NFPA 501A or with local codes.
Mobile home installations require:
When this range is installed in a mobile
home, it must be secured to the floor during
transit. Any method of securing the range
is adequate as long as it conforms to the
standards listed above.
Four-wire power supply cord or cable must
be used in a mobile home installation. The
appliance wiring will need to be revised. See
"Electrical Connection" on page 2-5.


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