Maytag MER8875W User Manual
30" (76.2 cm) Freestanding Electric Range
PRODUCT MODEL NUMBERS
Because Whirlpool Corporation policy includes a continuous commitment to improve our
products, we reserve the right to change materials and specifications without notice.
Dimensions are for planning purposes only. For complete details, see Installation
Instructions packed with product. Specifications subject to change without notice.
To properly install your range, you must determine the type
of electrical connection you will be using and follow the instructions
provided for it here.
Range must be connected to the proper electrical voltage and frequency
as specified on the model/serial number rating plate. The model/serial
number rating plate is located behind the control panel or on the oven
frame behind the storage drawer or warming drawer panel. Refer to the
figures in the “Product Dimensions” section of the “Location
This range is manufactured with the neutral terminal connected to the
cabinet. Use a 3-wire, UL listed, 40- or 50-amp power supply cord
(pigtail) (see following Range Rating chart). If local codes do not permit
ground through the neutral, use a 4-wire power supply cord rated at
250 volts, 40 or 50 amps and investigated for use with ranges.
Specified Rating of
Power Supply Cord Kit
and Circuit Protection
8.8 - 16.5 KW
7.8 - 12.5 KW
40 or 50**
16.6 - 22.5 KW
12.6 - 18.5 KW
*The NEC calculated load is less than the total connected load listed on
the model/serial rating plate.
**If connecting to a 50-amp circuit, use a 50-amp rated cord with
kit. For 50-amp rated cord kits, use kits that specify use with a
³⁄₈" (34.9 mm) diameter connection opening.
A circuit breaker is recommended.
CABINET OPENING DIMENSIONS
IMPORTANT: If installing a range hood or microwave hood
combination above the range, follow the range hood or
microwave hood combination installation instructions for
dimensional clearances above the cooktop surface.
*NOTE: 24" (61.0 cm) minimum when bottom of wood or
metal cabinet is covered by not less than 1⁄4" (0.64 cm)
flame retardant millboard covered with not less than No. 28
MSG sheet steel, 0.015" (0.4 mm) stainless steel, 0.024"
(0.6 mm) aluminum or 0.020" (0.5 mm) copper.
30" (76.2 cm) minimum clearance between the top of the
cooking platform and the bottom of an uncovered wood or
Cabinet opening dimensions shown are for 25"
(64.0 cm) countertop depth, 24" (61.0 cm) base
cabinet depth and 36" (91.4 cm) countertop height.
*Range can be raised approximately 1" (2.5 cm) by adjusting
the leveling legs.
" (72.4 cm) to 29" (73.7 cm) depth with handle to
backguard standoff (depending on model)
" (118.4 cm) to 47¼" (120.0 cm) overall height (depending
" (90.5 cm) cooktop height (minimum)
⁷⁄₈" (75.9 cm) width
³⁄₄" (67.9 cm) depth to backguard standoffs
F. Model/serial rating plate (located on the left side frame behind
storage or warming drawer panel)
A. 13" (33.0 cm) upper cabinet
B. 30" (76.2 cm) min. opening width
C. For minimum clearance to the
top of the cooktop, see NOTE*
¹⁄₈" (76.5 cm) min. opening
E. Junction box in shaded area
⁵⁄₁₆" (8.4 cm)
G. 7" (14.6 cm)
¹⁄₂" (24.1 cm)
I. 7" (14.6 cm)
J. 22" (55.9 cm)
K. 3" (7.6 cm)
L. Cabinet door or hinge should
not extend into the cutout.