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Electrical Requirements; Installation Steps - Whirlpool 27" Installation Instructions Manual

27" (68.6 cm) and 30" (76.2 cm) electric built-in microwave/ oven combination
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Electrical requirements

If codes permit and a separate ground wire is
used, it is recommended that a qualified
electrician determine that the ground path
and wire gauge are in accordance with local
codes.
Do Not ground to a gas pipe.
Check with a qualified electrician if you are
not sure oven is properly grounded.
Do Not have a fuse in the neutral or
grounding circuit.
Do Not ground to a gas pipe.
Check with a qualified electrician if you are
not sure oven is properly grounded.
Do Not have a fuse in the neutral or ground
circuit.
This oven must be connected to a grounded
metal, permanent wiring system.

Installation Steps

Preparation
A
WARNING
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move
and install oven.
Failure to follow this instruction can
result in back or other injury.
Important: Use both hands to remove oven
doors.
Do Not use handle or any portion of the
front frame or trim for lifting.
Before moving oven across floor, check that
oven is on shipping base or slide oven onto
cardboard or hardboard.
Do Not remove shipping feet at the front
lower corners of oven.
Do Not
remove
shipping feet.
1.
Turn power supply off. Move oven
close to final position.
• Remove and discard shipping materials,
tape and protective film from the oven.
Do Not remove shipping base or shipping
feet at the front lower corners of oven.
The shipping feet will protect the lower
oven trim until oven is inserted into
cabinet.
• Remove and set aside racks and other
parts from inside oven.
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Oven must be connected to the proper
electrical voltage and frequency as specified
on the model/serial rating plate. (The
model/serial rating plate is located on the
oven door or on the oven frame.)
Models rated from 7.3 to 9.6 kW at 240
volts (5.5 to 7.2 kW at 208 volts) require a
separate 40-ampere circuit. Models rated
at 7.2 kW and below at 240 volts (5.4 kW
and below at 208 volts) require a separate
30-ampere circuit.
A time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is
recommended.
Connect directly to the fused disconnect
(or circuit breaker box) through flexible,
armored or non-metallic sheathed, copper
cable (with ground wire).
Flexible armored cable from appliance
should be connected directly to junction
box.
Fuse both sides of the line.
Remove
A
side trim
pieces.
Grasp oven frame
C
to lift oven.
power
B
supply cable
shipping
A
foot
latch on the hinge
in locked position –
door free to open
and close
2.
Completely open oven door. In both
back corners of the door you will see door
latches in the locked position. Rotate both
latches forward to the unlocked position.
Grasp outside edges of door with both hands.
• Begin closing door, at the moment the door
stops closing, lift and pull door toward you.
• Set door aside on a protective surface.
A U.L.-listed conduit connector must be
provided at the junction box.
Do Not cut the conduit.
Wire sizes and connections must conform
with the rating of the appliance and to the
requirements of the National Electrical Code,
ANSI/NFPA 70 — latest edition (*, See Page 1)
or Canadian Electrical Code, C22.1-1982 and
C22.2 No. 01982 (or latest edition) (**, See
Page 1) and all local codes and ordinances.
If the house has aluminum wiring, follow the
procedure below.
a.) Connect the aluminum wiring to the
copper wire using special connectors
designed and Underwriters Laboratories-
listed for joining copper to aluminum.
Follow the electrical connector
manufacturer's recommended procedure.
b.) Aluminum/copper connection must
conform with local codes and industry-
accepted wiring practice.
Remove
A
oven racks.
latch on the hinge
in unlocked
position – door
ready for removal
3.
Remove trim screws attaching right
and left side trim to oven. Grasp the bottom
end of trim and pull away from oven. Slide
top end of trim downward to remove trim
from oven. Take care not to scratch other
surfaces with ends of trim. Set trim and
screws aside on protected surface.
Check oven and
D
microwave oven operation.
Use screws to attach
C
oven to cabinet.
Reattach side
C
trim pieces.
Remove
A
trim screws.
Remove
A
oven door.
Replace
C
oven door.
Remove trim screw.
Pull trim out.
Pull top of trim
down.

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