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Electrolux Slide In Electric Range doesn't fit to the wall?

I bought the slide in range and it is away from the wall about 2 inches. I am having granite installed soon and need to know if the range is supposed to be flush with the wall or is it suppored to be out from the wall.
Do I need to have the granite cut to go behind the stove? It doesn't look right. Our installer put a plug on the stove. Do we need to cut a hole in the wall and take out the plug and hard wire the unit into the electricity. Elaine

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  • ezeepaps Nov 19, 2008

    Thanks for your help. Your nswer is exactly what we did to install the range. It is lovely and I have a small 30 inch piece of Granite behind the stove. Your answer was appropriate, but I just got the answer today, Nov 19, my question was posted in July. The answers should come faster if they are to be useful. Thanks again. Elaine

  • jackntomsmom Mar 04, 2010

    Our freestanding electric electrolux range won't unlock. Our babysitter tried to start a cleaning cycle, when I came home it wouldn't unlock.

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We have the same Electolux range.....it is supposed to fit about 2 inched from back wall......your granite installer will have to fit a piece of granite behind the range. Yes, it is proper to have the plug installed. The plug is not part of the range package and will have to be purchased seperately if your installer does not use the plug from your old unit.

We are on our second slide in with wave touch controls.......we hope you have better luck that we've had. Ceramic cooktops do not seem to be level on all units. The bottom oven has locked up on both ovens and cause burned foods.....Electrolux has problems that aren't acknowledging as yet..........good luck

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The range will be set out about 2 inches from the wall when properly installed. Don't change your plug-in, or cut holes in your wall. A quick search on the web will show you some options for "rear filler kits", if that is what you want. But the most attractive solution is to have a 30-inch piece of matching granite installed at the rear gap. A very narrow, nearly invisible grout-line will join the other sections of granite to the filler section. A custom continuous cut-out may result in a weak spot, subject to cracking or checking due to impact or hot-cold expansion-contraction. You bought the right range, you're getting the right counter-top....don't mess it up by sliding your range back to the wall....lol

mike

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