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Installation Requirements; Tools And Parts; Location Requirements - KitchenAid 30" (76.2 CM) GAS DOWNDRAFT COOKTOP Installation Instructions Manual

30" (76.2 cm) gas downdraft cooktop
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In the State of Massachusetts, the following installation instructions apply:
Installations and repairs must be performed by a qualified or licensed contractor, plumber, or gasfitter qualified or licensed by
the State of Massachusetts.
If using a ball valve, it shall be a T-handle type.
A flexible gas connector, when used, must not exceed 3 feet.

Tools and Parts

Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed
Tools needed
Tape measure
Flat-blade screwdriver
Phillips head screwdriver
Marker or pencil
Parts supplied
Vent grill
LP conversion kit
Parts needed
Metal ducting
Vent clamps
Wall cap
6" (15.2 cm) Round Surface Wall Cap Damper
Order Part Number A406
5" (12.7 cm) Round Surface Wall Cap Damper
Order Part Number A405
3¼" x 10" (8.3 x 25.4 cm) Surface Wall Cap Damper
Order Part Number A403
To order, see the "Assistance or Service" section of the Use
and Care Guide.
Check local codes and consult gas supplier. Check existing gas
supply and electrical supply. See "Electrical Requirements" and
"Gas Supply Requirements" sections.
It is recommended that all electrical connections be made by a
licensed, qualified electrical installer.


¼" drill bit
Ratchet with
" socket
Pipe-joint compound
resistant to LP gas
Noncorrosive leak-detection
Burner caps
Burner grates
Pressure regulator

Location Requirements

IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
When installing cooktop, use minimum dimensions given.
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 side of the downdraft
To eliminate the risk of burns or fire by reaching over the
heated surface units, cabinet storage space located above
the surface units should be avoided. If cabinet storage is to
be provided, the risk can be reduced by installing a range
hood that projects horizontally a minimum of 5" (12.7 cm)
beyond the bottom of the cabinets.
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.
Grounded electrical supply is required. See "Electrical
Requirements" section. Proper gas supply connection must
be available. See "Gas Supply Requirements" section.
The cooktop is designed to hang from the countertop by its
side or rear flanges.
The gas and electric supply should be located as shown in
"Cabinet Dimensions" section so that they are accessible
without requiring removal of the cooktop.
Provide cutout in right rear corner of cutout enclosure as
shown to provide clearance for gas inlet, power supply cord,
and to allow the rating label to be visible.
If cabinet has drawers, drawers will need to be removed and
drawer fronts installed on front of cabinet.
IMPORTANT: An undercounter built-in oven cannot be installed
under this product.
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 damage.
Mobile Home - Additional Installation Requirements
The installation of this cooktop must conform to the
Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standard, Title 24
CFR, Part 3280 (formerly the Federal Standard for Mobile Home
Construction and Safety, Title 24, HUD Part 280). When such
standard is not applicable, use the Standard for Manufactured
Home Installations, ANSI A225.1/NFPA 501A or local codes.
In Canada, the installation of this cooktop must conform with
the current standards CAN/CSA-A240-latest edition, or with
local codes.


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