TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
MATERIALS YOU MAY NEED
Gas line shut-off valve
Pipe joint sealant or UL-approved pipe thread
tape with Teflon* that resists action of natural
and LP gases
Flexible metal appliance connector (1/2 ” I.D.).
A 5-foot length is recommended for ease of
installation but other lengths are acceptable.
Never use an old connector when installing a
Flare union adapter for connection to gas
supply line (3/4
” or 1/2 ” NPT x 1/2” I.D.)
Flare union adapter for connection to pressure
regulator on range (1/2
” NPT x 1/2” I.D.)
Liquid leak detector or
(For Conduit Installations Only)
(UL Listed 40 AMP)
4-Wire Cord 4’ long OR
3-Wire Cord 4’ long
*Teflon: Registered trademark of DuPont
Pipe wrenches (2)
(one for backup)
Drill with 1/8” Bit
1/4” Nut Driver
Pencil and ruler
Drill, awl or nail
IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF
This product must be installed by a licensed
plumber or gas fitter.
When using ball type gas shut-off valves, they
shall be the T-handle type.
A flexible gas connector, when used, must not
exceed 3 feet.
Call 1.800.GE.CARES (1.800.432.2737) or visit www.GEAppliances.com
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Save these instructions for
local inspector’s use.
³ Observe all governing
codes and ordinances.
³ Remove all packing
material and literature from oven before
connecting gas and electrical supply to range.
³ To avoid damage to your
cabinets, check with your builder or cabinet
supplier to make sure that the materials used will
not discolor, delaminate or sustain other damage.
This oven has been designed in accordance with
the requirements of UL and CSA International
and complies with the maximum allowable wood
cabinet temperatures of 194°F (90°C).
Note to Installer – Be sure to leave these
instructions with consumer.
Note to consumer – Keep these instructions for
Servicer – The electrical diagram is in an
envelope attached to the back of the range.
Proper installation is the responsibility of the
Product failure due to improper installation is not
covered under warranty.
Before installing your range on linoleum or any
other synthetic floor covering, make sure the
floor covering can withstand 180°F without
shrinking, warping or discoloring. Do not install
the range over carpeting unless a sheet of 1/4”
thick plywood or similar insulator is placed
between the range and carpeting.
Mobile Home - Additional Installation
The installation of this range must conform to
the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety
Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 3280 (formerly the
Federal Standard for Mobile Home Construction
and Saftey, Title 24, HUD Part 280). When such
standard is not applicable, use the Standard for
Manufactured Home Installations, ANSI A225.1/
NFPA 501A or with local codes.
In Canada, the installation of this range must
conform with the current standards CAN/CSA-
A240-latest edition, or with local codes.
When this range is installed in a mobile home, it
must be secured to the floor during transit. Any
method of securing the range is adequate as
long as it conforms to the standards listed above.
FIRE OR EXPLOSION HAZARD
If the information in this manual is not followed
exactly, a fire or explosion may result causing
property damage, personal injury or death.
Installation must be performed by a qualified
Read these instructions completely and carefully.
Installation of this range must conform with
local codes, or in the absence of local codes,
with the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/
NFPA.54, latest edition. In Canada, installation
must conform with the current Natural Gas
Installation Code, CAN/CGA-B149.1 or the current
Propane Installation Code, CAN/CGA-B149.2, and
with local codes where applicable. This range
has been design-certified by CSA International
according to ANSI Z21.1, latest edition and
Canadian Gas Association according to CAN/
CGA-1.1 latest edition.
When installing a gas appliance the use of old
flexible connectors can cause gas leaks and
personal injury. Always use a
Leak testing of the appliance shall be conducted
according to the manufacturer instructions.
The range must be electrically grounded in
accordance with local codes or, in the absence
of local codes, in accordance with the National
Electrical Code (ANSI/NFPA 70, latest edition).
In Canada, electrical grounding must be in
accordance with the current CSA C22.1 Canadian
Electrical Code Part 1 and/or local codes. See
Electrical Connections in this section.
Do not install this product with an air curtain
hood or other range hood that operates by
blowing air down on the cooktop. This airflow
may interfere with operation of the gas burners
resulting in fire or explosion hazard.
FOR YOUR SAFETY:
• A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
• Install the anti-tip bracket
to the wall or floor.
• Engage the range to the anti-tip bracket by sliding the
range back such that the foot is engaged.
• Re-engage the anti-tip bracket if the range is moved.
to do so can result in death or serious burns
to children or adults.
the installation, switch power off at
service panel and lock the service
disconnecting means to prevent power
from being switched on accidentally.
When the service disconnecting means
cannot be locked, securely fasten a
prominent warning device, such as a
tag, to the service panel.
If you did not receive an anti-tip bracket with your
purchase, call 1.800.626.8774 to receive one at no
cost. (In Canada, call 1.800.561.3344.) For installation
instructions of the bracket, visit: www.GEAppliances.com.
(In Canada, www.GEAppliances.ca.)
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CONVERTING TO LP GAS
(OR CONVERTING BACK TO
NATURAL GAS FROM LP)
This range leaves the factory set for use with
natural gas. If you want to convert to LP
gas, the conversion must be performed by a
qualified LP gas installer.
The conversion orifices and instructions can be
found on back of the range.
Keep these instructions and all orifices in case
you want to convert back to natural gas.
DIMENSIONS AND CLEARANCES
Provide adequate clearances between the
range and adjacent combustible surfaces. These
dimensions must be met for safe use of your
Allow 30” (76.2 cm) minimum clearance between
burners and bottom of unprotected wood or
metal cabinet, or allow a 24” (61 cm) minimum
when bottom of wood or metal cabinet is
protected by no less than 1/4” (6.4 mm) thick
flame-retardant millboard covered with no less
than No. 28 MSG sheet metal (.015” [.38 mm]
thick), .015” (.38 mm) thick stainless steel, .025”
(0.64 mm) aluminum or .020” (0.5 mm) copper.
Installation of a listed microwave oven or
cooking appliance over the cooktop shall
conform to the installation instructions packed
with that appliance.
For island installation, maintain 2-1/2” minimum
from cutout to back edge of countertop and
3” minimum from cutout to side edges of
and at the
of the range
of the range
and at the
to left wall
Rear of Range
LP Orifice Spud Holder
View from front with
Warming Drawer removed
To prevent drafts
from affecting burner operation, seal
all openings in floor under appliance
and behind appliance wall.
from floor to
Recommended area for
120V outlet on rear wall and
connection of pipe stub and
connection of pipe stub
and shut-off valve.
If the countertop has a
raised edge, shave the
raised edge to clear
the control panel as
DIMENSIONS AND CLEARANCES (CONT.)
GAS PIPE AND ELECTRICAL OUTLET LOCATIONS