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Whirlpool 30" (76.2 CM) FREESTANDING GAS RANGES Installation Instructions Manual

30" (76.2 cm) freestanding gas ranges with standard clean oven
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30" (76.2 CM) FREESTANDING GAS RANGES
IMPORTANT:
Installer: Leave installation instructions with the homeowner.
Homeowner: Keep installation instructions for future reference.
W10477538B
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
with standard clean oven

Table of Contents

RANGE SAFETY .............................................................................2
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ................................................3
Tools and Parts ............................................................................3
Location Requirements................................................................4
Electrical Requirements ...............................................................5
Gas Supply Requirements ...........................................................6
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..................................................7
Unpack Range..............................................................................7
Install Anti-Tip Bracket.................................................................7
Make Gas Connection .................................................................8
Level Range................................................................................10
Electronic Ignition System .........................................................10
Complete Installation .................................................................12
GAS CONVERSIONS....................................................................12
LP Gas Conversion ....................................................................12
Complete Conversion ................................................................14
Natural Gas Conversion.............................................................15
Complete Conversion ................................................................16

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  Summary of Contents for Whirlpool 30" (76.2 CM) FREESTANDING GAS RANGES

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 30" (76.2 CM) FREESTANDING GAS RANGES with standard clean oven Table of Contents RANGE SAFETY ................2 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ..........3 Tools and Parts ................3 Location Requirements..............4 Electrical Requirements ...............5 Gas Supply Requirements ............6 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..........7 Unpack Range................7 Install Anti-Tip Bracket..............7 Make Gas Connection ..............8 Verify Anti-Tip Bracket Is Installed and Engaged ......10 Level Range................10...
  • Page 2: Range Safety

    RANGE SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 3: Installation Requirements

    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.
  • Page 4: Location Requirements

    Location Requirements IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances. Do Mobile Home - Additional Installation Requirements not obstruct flow of combustion and ventilation air. The installation of this range must conform to the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 3280 It is the installer’s responsibility to comply with installation (formerly the Federal Standard for Mobile Home Construction clearances specified on the model/serial rating plate.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    Cabinet Dimensions Electrical Requirements Cabinet opening dimensions shown are for 25" (64.0 cm) WARNING countertop depth, 24" (61.0 cm) base cabinet depth and 36" (91.4 cm) countertop height. If the cabinet depth is greater than 24" (61.0 cm), oven frame must extend beyond cabinet fronts by ½"...
  • Page 6: Gas Supply Requirements

    Gas Supply Requirements Flexible metal appliance connector: WARNING If local codes permit, a new CSA design-certified, 4 to 5 ft (122 to 152.4 cm) long, ½" (1.3 cm) or ¾" (1.9 cm) I.D., flexible metal appliance connector may be used for connecting range to the gas supply line. A ½"...
  • Page 7: Installation Instructions

    Burner Input Requirements Gas Supply Pressure Testing Input ratings shown on the model/serial rating plate are for Gas supply pressure for testing regulator must be at least elevations up to 2,000 ft (609.6 m). 1" water column pressure above the manifold pressure shown on the model/serial rating plate.
  • Page 8: Make Gas Connection

    3. Determine and mark centerline of the cutout space. The mounting can be installed on either the left side or right side Make Gas Connection of the cutout. Position mounting bracket against the wall in the cutout so that the V-notch of the bracket is 12 "...
  • Page 9 Typical flexible connection 2. Check that the gas pressure regulator shutoff valve is in the “ON” position. 1. Apply pipe-joint compound made for use with LP gas to the smaller thread ends of the flexible connector adapters (see B and F in the following illustration). 2.
  • Page 10: Verify Anti-Tip Bracket Is Installed And Engaged

    Verify Anti-Tip Bracket Is Installed and Level Range Engaged 1. Place a standard flat rack in oven. 2. Place level on the rack and check levelness of the range, first 1. Place the outside of your foot against the bottom front of the side to side;...
  • Page 11 4. Check each cooktop burner for proper flame. The small inner Broil burner and oven burner are the same burner. Check the broil cone should have a very distinct blue flame ¼" (0.64 cm) to function as follows: ½" (0.13 cm) long. The outer cone is not as distinct as the 1.
  • Page 12: Complete Installation

    Complete Installation 1. Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra part, Range is plugged into a grounded 3 prong outlet. go back through the steps to see which step was skipped. Electrical supply is connected. 2.
  • Page 13 3. Open broiler door and remove broiler pan. The gas pressure To Convert Surface Burners regulator is located in the back right hand corner of the broiler compartment. 1. Remove burner grate, burner caps and burners. A. Gas pressure regulator IMPORTANT: Do not remove the gas pressure regulator.
  • Page 14: Complete Conversion

    For models with 4 standard burners: 3. Locate LP gas orifice spud stamped “56” in the package containing literature supplied with the range. 4. Use a " combination wrench and remove the Natural gas orifice spud. 5. Install the number “56” LP gas spud. IMPORTANT: Do not overtighten.
  • Page 15: Natural Gas Conversion

    Natural Gas Conversion 4. Remove the cap from the gas pressure regulator using a flat- WARNING blade screwdriver. NOTE: Make sure sealing washer remains in the same position. Tip Over Hazard A child or adult can tip the range and be killed. A.
  • Page 16: Complete Conversion

    6. Reinstall burners, burner caps and burner grates. 4. Close the oven door and turn the knob to “OFF.” 5. Refer to the “Complete Installation” section to complete this procedure. W10477538B © 2012 Whirlpool Corporation. 8/12 All rights reserved. Printed in Mexico...