Connecting The Oven
Installation of this oven must conform with local codes or,
in the absence of local codes, with the National Fuel Gas
Code, ANSI Z223.1-latest edition.
In Canada the oven must be installed in accordance with
the current CGA Standard CAN/CGA-B149 - Installation
Codes for Gas Burning Appliances and Equipment and/or
In The Commonwealth Of Massachusetts
This product must be installed by a licensed plumber or
gas fitter when installed within the Commonwealth of
A "T" handle type manual gas valve must be installed in
the gas supply line to this appliance.
A flexible gas connector, when used, must not exceed a
length of three (3) feet / 36 inches.
GAS SUPPLY CONNECTION:
A QUALIFIED SERVICEMAN OR GAS APPLIANCE
INSTALLER MUST MAKE THE GAS SUPPLY
CONNECTION. Leak testing of the appliance shall be
conducted by the installer according to the
instructions given below in section h.
NATURAL GAS SUPPLY LINE MUST HAVE A
NATURAL GAS SERVICE REGULATOR. INLET
PRESSURE TO THIS APPLIANCE SHOULD BE
REDUCED TO A MAXIMUM OF 14 INCHES WATER
COLUMN (0.5 POUNDS PER SQUARE INCH (P.S.I.)
LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM (L.P.)
SUPPLY LINE MUST HAVE A L.P. GAS PRESSURE
REGULATOR. INLET PRESSURES IN EXCESS OF 0.5
P.S.I. CAN DAMAGE THE APPLIANCE PRESSURE
REGULATOR AND OTHER GAS COMPONENTS IN
THIS APPLIANCE AND CAN RESULT IN A GAS LEAK.
a. A GAS CUTOFF VALVE SHOULD BE PUT IN AN
ACCESSIBLE LOCATION IN THE SUPPLY LINE
AHEAD OF THE UNIT, FOR TURNING ON AND
TURNING OFF GAS SUPPLY. If the unit is to be
connected to house piping with flexible or semi-rigid
metal connectors for gas appliances, CONNECTOR
NUTS MUST NOT BE CONNECTED DIRECTLY TO
PIPE THREADS. THE CONNECTOR MUST BE
INSTALLED WITH ADAPTORS PROVIDED, WITH
b. The house piping and/or oven connector used to
connect the oven to the main gas supply must be
clean, free of metal shavings, rust, dirt and liquids (oil
A – 4
or water). Dirt, etc. in the supply lines can work its way
into the range manifold and in turn cause failure of the
gas valves or controls and clog burners.
CAUTION: DO NOT LIFT OR MOVE THE WALL
OVEN BY THE DOOR HANDLES.
c. Turn off all pilots and main gas valve of other gas
d. Turn off main gas valve at meter.
e. Before connecting the unit, apply pipe thread
compound approved for LPG to all threads.
f. Connect unit to gas supply. Use a backup wrench
when pulling on end of regulator.
CAUTION: MAKE SURE THE CONNECTION DOES
NOT SHIFT THE REGULATOR PIPE OUT OF
g. Turn on main gas valve at meter, and relight pilots at
other gas appliances.
h. Apply a non-corrosive leak detection fluid to all joints
and fittings in the gas connection between the supply
line shut-off valve and the range. Include gas fittings
and joints in the range if connections were disturbed
during installation. Check for leaks! Bubbles appearing
around fittings and connections will indicate a leak. If a
leak appears, turn off supply line gas shut-off valve,
tighten connections, turn on the supply line gas shut
off valve, and retest for leaks.
CAUTION: NEVER CHECK FOR LEAKS WITH A
WHEN LEAK CHECK IS COMPLETE, WIPE OFF
i. Adjust burner air shutter to the widest opening that will
not cause the flame to lift or blow off the burner when
BEFORE LIGHTING ANY BURNER, SEE THAT ALL
PACKING MATERIALS HAVE BEEN REMOVED
FROM THE UNITS.
Gas leaks may occur in your system and result in a
dangerous situation. Gas leaks may not be detected by
smell alone. Gas suppliers recommend you purchase and
install an UL approved gas detector. Install and use in
accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
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