KENMORE ELECTRIC WALL OVEN INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Electrical Shock Hazard
• Electrical ground is required on this appliance.
• Do not connect to the electrical supply until
appliance is permanently grounded.
• Disconnect power to the junction box before
making the electrical connection.
• This appliance must be connected to a
grounded, metallic, permanent wiring system,
or a grounding connector should be connected
to the grounding terminal or wire lead on the
• Do not use a gas supply line for grounding the
Failure to do any of the above could result in a
fire, personal injury or electrical shock.
In cold weather shipping and storage
conditions, make sure that oven is in final location at
least three (3) hours before switching on power.
Switching on power while oven is still cold may damage
the oven controls.
3. Adjusting Oven Height
Oven height can be adjusted with 2" (5 cm) wide wood
shims when needed to fit into an existing cabinet cutout
opening, when cutout height exceeds
for the single wall oven or
double wall oven (see Figure 1 or 2). Place shims of
appropriate height beneath the oven side rails.
4. Electrical connection
It is the responsibility and obligation of the consumer to
contact a qualified installer to assure that the electrical
installation is adequate and is in conformance with the
National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA No. 70-latest
edition, or with CSA Standard C22.1, Canadian
Electrical Code, Part 1, and local codes and ordinances.
Electrical ground is required on this appliance.
These appliances are equipped with a copper conductor
flexible cable. If connection is made to aluminum house
wiring, use only special connectors which are approved
for joining copper and aluminum wires in accordance
with National Electrical Code and local codes and
These appliances are manufactured with a white neutral
power supply wire and a frame connected green or bare
copper grounding wire.
(and Optional Electric or Gas Cooktop Combination)
Where local codes permit connecting the appliance
cable ground wire to the power supply cable
neutral (white) wire (see figure 3):
1. Disconnect the power supply.
2. In the circuit breaker, fuse box or junction box:
connect appliance and power supply cable wires as
shown in Figure 3.
Cable from Power Supply
(Bare or Green Wire)
Cable from appliance
Figure 3 - 3-WIRE GROUNDED JUNCTION BOX
Improper connection of aluminum
house wiring to copper leads can result in a short
circuit or fire. Use only connectors designed for
joining copper to aluminum, and follow the
manufacturer's recommended procedure closely.
Connector (or CSA listed)