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Removing and reinstalling

We are having new granite countertops installed, and we need to remove, then reinstall our cooktop. We have disconnected it from the power and removed the caulk around the top, but it doesn't feel loose, and we certainly don't want to break it. The original installation instructions simply say, "Place unit in cutout," but we are wondering if there are clamps of some sort. How should we handle this? Should we be able to push it from the bottom to free it from the countertop?

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  • jannyshoe Apr 08, 2008

    We looked, but no clamps. So we got brave and just tried shoving it up from the bottom, and it came up without much trouble. Thanks.

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There should be removabe clamps attatched to the bottom of the cooktop which tighten with a screw to the bottom of your countertop. Loosen the screws to the countertop, then remove the screws that attach the brackets to the cooktop. The cooktop should then be able to be pulled out.

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