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Spacing underneath induction cooktop [closed]

I want to install an induction cooktop (GE model PHP9036DTBB) into my granite countertop, but looking through the installation manual, I have a few questions. In picture 1 below, why does the ...
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How do I wire my 3-wire cook top where there used to be a 4-wire one?

I am changing out a 25-year old 240v cooktop with a new cook top. The old cooktop had 4 wires and the new one has 3. After the white and green, the junction box has 1 set of 2 purple wires that the ...
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Can I connect black iron pipe directly to a gas cooktop?

I am moving into a new home. The kitchen has a separate gas cooktop and gas wall oven. Both were supplied by a half inch black iron pipe terminating at a valve in the bottom of one cabinet. From there,...
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How can I clean my black glass cooktop surface?

I missed a step when I got my new Cafe range; the manual says... BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE... Use ceramic cooktop cleaner and a non-scratch cleaning pad to clean the cooktop. Wait until the cooktop ...
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How to connect 3-wire cook top appliance to 4-wire junction box

How to connect 3-wire cook top appliance to 4-wire junction box. 3 wires from new cooktop are black, red & green....existing wires in box are bare ground, 2 black wires and 1 grey wire. So my ...
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How to hardwire electric cooktop 240 volt

How to hardwire 240 volt electric cooktop. From house conduit is 2 black and 1 white wire. The cooktop has 1 black, 1 red and 1 copper. My old one is from house black to cooktop black, from house ...
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Subpanel for electric cooktop

EDIT 3: Going to end up going with Harper and crip659 on this one. I honestly was worried that there was a justification to have this set up in the way that it currently is, but seeing as no one seems ...
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How do I go about getting a free standing range replaced with a cooktop gas stove?

This is in the US and the question is similar to this. While the other question is whether something is "easy or not" I'm wondering about the feasibility specifically around changing ...
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Cooktop installation on Granite

I just purchased a new cooktop that it is narrower than the cut out of my granite. Would it be OK to have most of the weight just on the ends and not on the front and back? I have a solution I think ...
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Is it easy to replace range gas stove with cooktop gas stove?

I Have a gas range stove which has a built-in oven. I can slide it in and out of the cabinet area. If I remove the gas range there is a 30" width gap on the rear I have drywall and other two ...
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retrofitting an electric coil element with a radiant element

We have a GE electric 4-coil cooktop from 1964 in our kitchen, in pink enamel finish with a matching range hood and separate oven. Is it possible to replace the cooktop elements with radiant types, or ...
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repair chip in edge of glass cooktop

Our induction cooktop has a chip in the edge of the glass. It is about 1/2 inch long and 1/4 inch deep in the beveled edge. Any suggestions how to repair it?
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Can I tap a double oven and induction stove on a 60a breaker?

Context - I'm in Indiana (USA) replacing my existing gas cooktop with an induction cooktop. My existing setup has 6 gauge wire running from the panel with a 60a breaker to a stove with a 7.2kW rating. ...
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Cooktop Install Into Granite Counters - Special install kit needed?

Long story short, I am trying to install a new Frigidaire induction cooktop into a granite countertop. The manual says the granite cooktop installation kit can be ordered, but I'm not sure I ...
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Should my 240v electric stove be grounded to the neutral like this?

I have an induction cooktop/stove in a California condo built in 2011-2012. Recently, I had to pull the cooktop electrical and discovered that the stove has a 3 wire harness (red, black, yellow/green)....
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How advisable is it to install a 36" gas cooktop in a 30" cabinet plus adjoining?

House we are working on has a 30" electric cooktop. I already have the gas set up to convert to a gas cooktop but designer suggested 36". There is an 8" cabinet (draw/skinny cabinet)...
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