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I need to remove my Whirlpool Gold ceramic cooktop.

Putting in new countertops in my kitchen and have to take out the ceramic cooktop- its a Whirlpool Gold black ceramic- its hard-wired to its own box underneath the cabinets. Looks easy enough- but I'm no electrician, and not a fan of being shocked!
I got the cutting the power part- what's next? Please keep in mind, I have to put it right back after I put the granite in.
Thank you in advance for your time.
~C.S.

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The safest way for a home owner to do this is turn the main breaker off to the house that is the safest way. Then poll the cover plate off the box in th wall with the two screws. not the screws on the round conduit. Then pull out the wire nuts that hold the wires together and un screw them to separate wires I would label them so you know what ones went together. After top is in just reverse the proses above.

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