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GE JP960 Installation Instructions Manual

36" electric cooktop
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"If you have question, call 800-GE-CARES"
CAUTION: Before you begin- read these
instructions completely and carefully.
• IMPORTANT- Save these instructions for
local inspector's use.
• Note to Installer- Be sure to leave these
instructions with the Consumer.

Parts Included

2 Foam strips
4 screws

Tools You Will Need

1/8" Drill Bit &
Electric or
Hand Drill
Pub. No. 31-10429
2 Hold
36" Electric Cooktop
JP960, JP968, ZEU769
• Note to Consumer- Keep these instructions
for future reference.
• Note- This appliance must be properly
Materials Needed
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Wire Nuts
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  • Page 1: Parts Included

    Installation 36” Electric Cooktop JP960, JP968, ZEU769 Instructions “If you have question, call 800-GE-CARES or visit our website at:” CAUTION: Before you begin- read these • Note to Consumer- Keep these instructions instructions completely and carefully. for future reference.
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    Installation Instructions IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Electrical For Your Safety Requirements • For Personal Safety remove house fuse or open circuit breaker before beginning This appliance must be supplied with the installation. Failure to do so could result in proper voltage and frequency, and serious injury or death.
  • Page 3: Pre-Installation Checklist

    Installation Instructions Pre- Installation Checklist Remove Installation Instruction from The electrical power to the literature pack and read them cooktop supply line must be carefully before you begin. shut off while connections are Be sure to place all literature, Use being make.
  • Page 4: Apreparing The Opening

    Installation Instructions PREPARING THE OPENING The following MINIMUM clearance CUTOUT DIMENSIONS OF THE dimensions must be maintained. COUNTERTOP 13" MAX. Depth of unprotected To insure accuracy, it is best to overhead cabinets 2" MIN. make a template when cutting clearance from cutout to side the opening in the counter.
  • Page 5: Installing The Cooktop

    Installation Instructions Installing the Cooktop Installing the Junction Box. Attach Foam Stips Install an approved junction box where Apply the foam strips around the outer it will be easily reached through the edge of the glass. Do not overlap the front of the cabinet where the cooktop foam strips.
  • Page 6 Installation Instructions Installing the Cooktop cont. Insert Cooktop Into Cutout Attach Hold Down Brackets to Cabinet Insert the cooktop centered into the cutout opening. Make sure the front Open the cabinet door and screw the edge of the counter top is parallel to the Hold Down Brackets to the cabinet cooktop.
  • Page 7: Installation-Electrical Connections

    Installation Instructions Installation–Electrical Connections Once the connections are made, When making the wire connections, secure wires together using wire nuts. use the entire length of conduit provided. The conduit must not be shortened. Strain With the cooktop in place open the Relief Clamp front of the cabinet door.
  • Page 8: Pre-Test Checklist

    Installation Instructions Pre-Test Checklist Remove all protective film if present, Check level of appliance. and any stickers. Check to be sure that all wiring is Check that the cooktop is properly secure and not pinched or in grounded. contact with moving parts. Operation Checklist Remove all items from the top of the cooktop surface.

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