BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Read these instructions completely and carefully.
• IMPORTANT — Save these
instructions for local inspector’s use.
• IMPORTANT — Observe all
governing codes and ordinances.
• Note to Installer – Be sure to leave these
instructions with consumer.
• Note to consumer – Keep these
instructions for future reference.
• Skill level – Installation of this appliance
requires a qualified installer or electrician.
• Proper installation is the responsibility of the
• Product failure due to improper installation is
not covered under warranty.
Compact Electric Ranges
MATERIALS YOU MAY NEED TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
(UL Listed 40 AMP)
4-Wire Cord 4’ long OR
3-Wire Cord 4’ long
Drill with 1/8” Bit
1/4” Nut Driver
Questions? Call GE Appliances at 1.800.GE.CARES (1.800.432.2737) or visit
GEAppliances.com. In Canada, call 1.800.561.3344 or visit GEAppliances.ca.
FOR YOUR SAFETY:
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,
(In Canada, GEAppliances.ca.)
• A child or adult can tip the range and be killed.
• Verify the anti-tip bracket has been properly
installed and engaged.
• Ensure the anti-tip bracket is re-engaged when
the range is moved.
• Do not operate the range without the anti-tip bracket
in place and engaged.
• Failure to do so can result in death or serious burns
to children or adults.
Provide adequate clearances between the
range and adjacent combustible surfaces.
These dimensions must be met for safe use of
Installation of a listed microwave oven or
cooking appliance over the cooktop shall
conform to the installation instructions packed
with that appliance.
NOTE: Use a 4’ power cord to prevent
interference with the storage drawer. Power cords
»2’ to 6’ long may have to be dressed to allow for
proper drawer closing.
MINIMUM DIMENSIONS BETWEEN COOKTOP,
WALLS AND ABOVE THE COOKTOP:
A. Make sure the wall covering, countertop,
flooring and cabinets around the range can
withstand the heat (up to 200°F) generated by
B. Allow 30” minimum clearance between surface
units and bottom of unprotected wood or metal
cabinet, or allow a 24” minimum when bottom
of wood or metal cabinet is protected by no
less than 1/4” thick flame retardant millboard
covered with not less than No 28 MSG sheet
metal, (.015”), .015” thick stainless steel, .024”
aluminum or .020” copper.
C. This appliance has been approved for 0”
spacing to adjacent surfaces above the
cooktop. However, a 2” minimum spacing to
surfaces less than 15” above the cooktop and
adjacent cabinet is recommended to reduce
exposure to steam, grease splatter and heat.
To reduce the risk of burns or fire when reaching
over hot surface elements, cabinet storage
space above the cooktop should be avoided. If
cabinet storage space is to be provided above
the cooktop, the risk can be reduced by installing a range hood that projects at least 5” beyond the
front of the cabinets. Cabinets installed above the cooktop must be no deeper than 13”.
24 5/8” w/o handle
26 5/8” w/ handle
36 3/4” +/- 1/4”
RAS200 19 3/4”
See Note C
Models A B
RAS200 19 3/4” min. 15 3/8”
23 3/4” min. 19 3/8”