FRIGIDAIRE F36WC User Manual
Read and save these instructions, Warning, Intended for domestic cooking only
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR IN-
JURY TO PERSONS, OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING:
1. Use this unit only in the manner intended by the manufac-
turer. If you have questions, contact the manufacturer at
the address or telephone number listed in the warranty.
2. Before servicing or cleaning unit, switch power off at ser-
vice 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
3. Installation work and electrical wiring must be done by a
qualified person(s) in accordance with all applicable codes
and standards, including fire-rated construction codes and
4. Sufficient air is needed for proper combustion and exhaust-
ing of gases through the flue (chimney) of fuel burning equip-
ment to prevent backdrafting. Follow the heating equipment
manufacturer’s guideline and safety standards such as those
published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA),
and the American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air
Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), and the local code au-
5. When cutting or drilling into wall or ceiling, do not damage
electrical wiring and other hidden utilities.
6. Ducted fans must always be vented to the outdoors.
7. Do not use this unit with any solid-state speed control de-
8. To reduce the risk of fire, use only metal ductwork.
9. Use with approved cord-connection kit only.
10. This unit must be grounded.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF A RANGE TOP GREASE FIRE:
1. Never leave surface units unattended at high settings.
Boilovers cause smoking and greasy spillovers that may
ignite. Heat oils slowly on low or medium settings.
2. Always turn hood ON when cooking at high heat or when
cooking flaming foods.
3. Clean ventilation fans frequently. Grease should not be al-
lowed to accumulate on fan or filter.
4. Use proper pan size. Always use cookware appropriate for
the size of the surface element.
For Non-ducted (Ductfree) Installation:
a) Purchase non-ducted filter separately.
b) Remove and discard damper/duct connector and louver cover
(See Step 4) in “Prepare the Hood,” Page 2.
c) Follow all steps except steps inside dotted lines.
For Ducted Installation:
Follow all steps, including steps inside dotted lines.
F30WC, F36WC, & F42WC SERIES
4-WAY CONVERTIBLE RANGE HOOD
READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
INTENDED FOR DOMESTIC COOKING ONLY
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INJURY TO PERSONS IN THE
EVENT OF A RANGE TOP GREASE FIRE, OBSERVE THE
1. SMOTHER FLAMES with a close-fitting lid, cookie sheet, or
metal tray, then turn off the burner. BE CAREFUL TO PRE-
VENT BURNS. If the flames do not go out immediately, EVACU-
ATE AND CALL THE FIRE DEPARTMENT.
2. NEVER PICK UP A FLAMING PAN - You may be burned.
3. DO NOT USE WATER, including wet dishcloths or towels -
a violent steam explosion will result.
4. Use an extinguisher ONLY if:
A. You know you have a Class ABC extinguisher and you
already know how to operate it.
B. The fire is small and contained in the area where it started.
C. The fire department is being called.
D. You can fight the fire with your back to an exit.
* Based on “Kitchen Fire Safety Tips” published by NFPA.
1. For general ventilating use only. Do not use to exhaust
hazardous or explosive materials and vapors.
2. To avoid motor bearing damage and noisy and/
or unbalanced impellers, keep drywall spray,
construction dust, etc. off power unit.
3. Your hood motor has a thermal overload which will automatically
shut off the motor if it becomes overheated. The motor will
restart when it cools down. If the motor continues to shut off
and restart, have the hood serviced.
4. For best capture of cooking impurities, your range hood should
be mounted 18-24" above the cooking surface.
5. Please read specification label on product for further information
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Information on Page 5.