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Recommended Grounding Method; Electrical Requirements - Whirlpool GAS RANGE Installation Instructions Manual

30” eye-level microwave continuous cleaning gas range
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C.
This range
is equipped
for use
with NATURAL gas II IS cetilfled
by
A.G.A
for NATURAL and L.P gases with
opproprlate
convenion.The
serial/rating
plate located
under the cooktop
has
information
on the type of gas that co" be
used If this information
does not agree with
the type of gas available.
check
with the
local gas supplier. See bock cover for L.P
gas conversion
instructions.
Dm
qrovlde a gas supply line of zy
rIgId p,pe to the range
locatIon.
A smaller size pipe on long runs may result in
lnsufflaent
gas supply
Pipe joint compounds
resistant to the action
of L.P gos must be used
With L P gas. piplng
or tubing
size co" be Yz'
minimum.
L.P gas suppliers
usually determIne
the size and moterlols
used on the system
E.
If local codes permit.
A G.A.
ODDrOVed flexible metal tubing
IS
recommended
for connecfing
this rangeto
the gas supply Ilne. Do Noi kink or domoge
the flexible tubing
when moving
the range
A Yz" male pipe thread
IS needed
for
connection
to pressure regulator
female
,
pipe threads.
The supply line should be equipped
with o shutoff valve
This valve should
be lccoted
I" the some ram
as the ro"Qe
and should be I" C location
that allows ease
of opening
and closing
Do Not block access
to shutonvalve
G.
If rlgld pope is used OS o gas supply
Ilne. o comblnat1on
of Dice fiHinas
must be used to obtain
on in-line cbnnech&
to the range. All strains must be removed
from
the supply and fuel lines so range will be
level and in line.
H.
The inlet pressure to the regulator
should be as lollows for both
operation
and checking
regulator
setling.
NATURAL GAS:
Mlnimum
pressure
6 Inches
Marlmum
pressure14
inches
L.P. GAS:
Mlnlmum
pressure
11 Inches
Maximum
pressure14
inches
I .
Line Pressure 1esthlg
Testing aboveK
lb. PSI (Gauge)
The range and its individual
shutoff valve
must be disconnected
from the gos supply
piping
System during any pressure testing
of that system ot test pressures greater
than
Yz psig (3.5 ItPa].
Testing at Yz lb. PSI (Gauge)
or lower
The range must be isolated
from the gas
supply plplng
system by closing its Individual
manual
shut&valve
during
any pressure
testing of the gas supply piping
system at
test pressures equal
to or less than Yz psrg
(3.5 kPo).
Electrical
requirements
A 120 Volt. 60 Hz. AC only. 20 Ammere.
fused
electncol
supply is required
A time-delay
fuse or circuit breaker
IS recommended
It IS recommended
that o separate
circuit
serving only this appliance
be provided
WARNING:
AN EXTENSION CORD SHOULD
NO1 BE USED WITH THIS APPLIANCE.
SUCH
USE MAY RESULT IN A FIRE, ELECTRICAL
SHOCK, OROTHER PERSONAL INJURY
Wlrlng diagrams
ore Included
on the back
cover of these instructlons.
A kxhnkx!
sheet
that includes
the winng dlograms
con be
found behlnd
the control panel.
Recommended
grounding method
60 NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES,
REMOVE IHE POWER SUPPLY CORD
GROUNDING
PRONG.
Foryourpersonol
safety. ihls appllonce
must
be grounded
This appliance
is equipped
with o power supply cord having
0 3-prong
grounding
plug. To minimize
paslble
shock
hazard.
the cord must be plugged
into o
mating
J-prong
grounding
type wall
receptacle.
grounded
in accordance
wtth
me Natlonol
Electrical
Code. ANSIINFPA
70.1987"
and local codes and ordinances
see Figure 1. If 0 mot1ng "all
receptacle
IS
not available,
It IS the
c%rsonal
resrwnsibilitv
&nd obllgot/on
of the'
Temporary
-
grounding method
DO NOT, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
REMOVE THE POWER SUPPLY CORD
GROUNDING
PRONG.
lJ
Figure 2
Electrical
ground
is required
on this
If ChonglnQ
and properly
Qroundlng
the "all
receplocle
IS lmposslble
and where loco1
codes Dermlt fconsult vour electrlcol
inspecior].
o tempo&
adopter
may be
plugged
Into the existing Z-prong
wall
receptacle
to mate wllh the J-prong
power
SUDpfY cord.
If this 1s done. you must connect
o separate
copper
grounding
wire (No 18 mInimUm)
to 0 Qrounded
cold water pipe'
by
means of o clamp
ond then to the
edernal
grounding
Connector
screw.
Figure 5
Recommended
duct length
Use 3%" x to' or 6" duct with o maximum
length Of 26 feet for duct System. For best
cerformance
use no more than three 90
elbows
To colculote
fhe length of system You
need. odd the equivalent
feet for each duct
piece used in the system. See the following
example.
W'Xlo"
duct system
t
Maximum
length
= 26 feet
3".
l-9velbow
= 5ft
+
1 - WQII COP
= OH
9 feet straght
= 9ft
Length of
3'Yd"x lo'system
= 14 ft
Recommended
standard
fitting!
Do Not ground
to a gas supply
pipe or hot
water
pipe.
Do Not connect
lo electnc
supply until appliance
is permanently
grounded
See Figure 2.
'Grounded
cold water pipe must have
metal continuity
to eleCtriCol
ground
and not be interrupted
by plostlc.
rubberorotherelectricolfy
insulahng
connedon
such os hoses, flnlngs,
washers or gaskets [InClUdIng
waler
meter or pump].
Any eleclrlcal
insulating
connecfor
should be
lumped
as shown with o length of No. 4
wire securely
clomped
to bare metal
at both ends
6" duct system
Ventfng
requsrements
-
+J
2 II
3
Moxlmum
lenglh=26feet
1 -transition
=
45ft
Ductwork
needed
for installallon
is not
2 - 90" elbows
= loft
included.
Wall or roofcaps
used
must
have
back-draff
damper.
IO 6%%m
1 -;r;;;&,,,
1
; ZJ
DetermIne
which oulslde
ventlna
method
Length of 6" system
= 22.5 ff
needs to be used. Note. If o non~enting
(rearculat~ng]
installotlon
IS desired. you will
need to order Non-vent
Kit 814023 and follow
install&on
instructions
provided
withthe
kit
The length of ductwork
ond number
of
elbows should be kept too rn~"~m"m
to
provide
eftlcrent
performance
The xe
of the
ductwork
should be uniform.
Do Nof install
two elbows tooether.
Use duct taoe to seal 011
]olnts I" duct $tem.
Ductwork
cb" terminate
either through
the rwf or wall, Figures 3-5
show comnion
venting
methods-and
what
types of materloIs
ore needed.
Use coulklng
to seal exterior wall or rc0f opening
around
exhaust
hc&
Recommended
standard
fittinas
PANEL B

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