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Installation Instructions; Unpack Range; Adjust Leveling Legs - KitchenAid YKFED500ESS Installation Instructions Manual

30" (76.2 cm) freestanding electric range with double ovens
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Unpack Range

Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install range.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
1. Remove shipping materials, tape and film from the range.
Keep cardboard bottom under range.
2. Remove oven racks and parts package from inside oven.
3. To place range on its back, take 4 cardboard corners from the
carton. Stack one cardboard corner on top of another.
Repeat with the other 2 corners. Place them lengthwise on
the floor behind the range to support the range when it is laid
on its back.
4. Using 2 or more people, firmly grasp the range and gently lay
it on its back on the cardboard corners.
5. Pull cardboard bottom firmly to remove.
6. Use an adjustable wrench to loosen the leveling legs.
7. Place cardboard or hardboard in front of range. Using 2 or more
people, stand range back up onto cardboard or hardboard.


Adjust Leveling Legs

1. If range height adjustment is necessary, use a wrench or
pliers to loosen the 4 leveling legs.
This may be done with the range on its back or with the range
supported on 2 legs after the range has been placed back to
a standing position.
NOTE: To place range back up into a standing position, put a
sheet of cardboard or hardboard in front of range. Using 2 or
more people, stand range back up onto the cardboard or
2. Adjust the leveling legs to the correct height. Leveling legs
can be loosened to add up to a maximum of 1" (2.5 cm). A
minimum of ³⁄₁₆" (5.0 mm) is needed to engage the anti-tip
NOTE: If height adjustment is made when range is standing,
tilt the range back to adjust the front legs, and then tilt
forward to adjust the rear legs.
3. When the range is at the correct height, check that there is
adequate clearance under the range for the anti-tip bracket.
Before sliding range into its final location, check that the anti-
tip bracket will slide under the range and onto the rear
leveling leg prior to anti-tip bracket installation.


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