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Cooktop manifold gas line size

My range came with a 3/4" gas line for the cooktop. The manual states it is
1/2" . It even comes with a plastic bag taped to the gas line with a 1/2"
90 degree street elbow inside with instructions that say to use it on the pipe ?
there is very limited access on the back of this range and it is impossible to use any 3/4" fittings on this range with out removing one of the cooling fans. I do not believe I would be able to reinstall the fan after the fittings would be installed.I can not get a answer from anyone about why it does not have a 1/2" pipe like the manual states. For the money I paid for this range I feel I should not have to relocate cooling fans to hook up a gas line. Does anyone else have this problem or is my range the only one like this?

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If this is brand new go back to the makers of the stove. And ask them why don't do any modification's to the stove it could invalidate any warranty.

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SOURCE: gas pipe manifold pipe size is 3/4 " , should be 1/2 "

find it comicall that the last 3 suggestions all though im sure they wanted to help , not an appliance background on any of them.GOOD SHOW!! you state you just recieved this unit??? did you buy it from a dealer new, or aquire it second hand from another source?? without seeing it for myself im takin you word that its sized incorrctly. did you try calling the manufacture ( they would know their product better then anyone and if there is a discrpency they will be able offer you a solution)definatly should not be relocating or unhooking cooling fans to install the unit. 1-800-735-4328
1-800-656-9226
i did download an installation manual, didnt have your model but checked a few and seemed to be the same. asking that you install the supplied pressure regulator, perhaps you didnt install that and thats where the pipe sizing diff is.

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