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Before You Begin; Precautions To Avoid Possible Exposure To Excessive Microwave Energy - Maytag 30" EYE-LEVEL MICROWAVE RANGE 30" EYE-LEVEL RANGE Installation Instructions Manual

30" eye-level microwave range and 30" eye-level range
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Before you begin
Read these instructions
completely
and carefully.
If followed,
they will simplify
the installation
job.
If your
range does not have a microwave
upper
oven,
disregard
the
following
microwave
infor-
mation.
IMPORTANT:
Observe all governing
codes and ordinances.
Failure to follow
these instructions
could lead
to fire or electrical
shock hazard.
A. Space requirements
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PRECAUTIONS
TO AVOID
POSSIBLE
EXPOSURE
TO
EXCESSIVE
MICROWAVE
ENERGY
Do not
attempt
to operate
this oven
with
the door
open
since open-door
operation
can result
in harmful
exposure
to
microwave
energy.
It is important
not to defeat
or tamper
with
the safety
interlocks.
Do
not
place
any object
between
the oven front
face and
the door
or allow
soil or cleaner
residue
to accumulate
on
sealing surfaces.
Do not operate
the oven if it is damaged.
It is particularly
important
that
the
oven
door
close
properly
and
that
there is no damage to the:
1. Door (bent)
2. Hinges and latches
(broken
or loosened)
3. Door seals and sealing surfaces.
The
oven
should
not
be adjusted
or repaired
by anyone
except
properly
qualified
service
personnel.
The
oven
should
be checked
for
microwave
leakage
by
qualified
service
personnel
after
a repair
is made.
Do not operate
the oven if the door glass is broken.
A=
Height
for range with
eye-level
oven plus vent hood:
7l-7/8"
min.
B=
Height
for range with
eye-level
oven alone:
66-l/8"
min.
C=
Width
between
counters:
30-318"
to 30-l/2".
D=
Height
of countertop:
35.5/8"
to 36.13/16".
E=
Depth:
22-112".
F=
Pigtail
receptacle
location:
8"
to 22"
from
either
cabinet,
7" max. from
floor.
To
prevent
discoloration
of
base cabinet,
front
of oven
frame
must extend
at least l/2"
beyond
front
surface
of cabinets.
Do not seal range to cabinets.
The copper
power
cord (pigtail)
must run downward,
left or right
to the wall
receptacle
to avoid
pinching
the cord
between
rear
portion
of the range and wall.
Top
of eye-level
oven
may
be installed
against
bottom
of over-
head cabinet.
However,
for
easy installation
and removal,
allow
1" clearance
between
oven
top
and cabinet.
or 1" clearance
between
hood
top
and cabinet.
When
hood
is attached
to cab-
inet, allow
1" clearance
between
hood bottom
and oven top.
The
back
of a free-standing
range
may
be installed
against
a
vertical
wall.
Sides
may
be installed
against
base cabinets
or
against
vertical
walls
extending
above
upper
edge of the cook
top.
B.Check microwave for damage
Remove
all packing
material
from
the oven
cavity.
When
unpacking
the unit,
check
for
damage
such as misaligned
door,
damaged
gaskets
around
the door,
or dents inside the
oven
or on the exterior.
If there
is any damage,
please do
not operate
the unit until
it has been checked
by an author-
ized Whirlpool
trained
service
technician.
Reaching
over
heated
surface
elements
causes
risk
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being burned.
To eliminate
hazard,
cabinets
should
NOT
be installed
above range.
If cabinets
are already
provided,
reduce
hazard
by instal-
ling a range hood.
Hood should
project
horizontally
beyond
bottom
of cabinets
by a minimum
of 5 inches.

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