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Anti-tip bracket for Amana ACF422GAW

Do you know about the lawsuit whereby Sears is supposed to install anti-tip brackets for many of the ranges it sold. I have an Amana Big Oven model ACF422 GAW. Now the manufacturer no longer makes the anti-tip bracket so what is Sears supposed to do about this? There must be another anti-tip bracket that will work just fine. It has taken from May until August for me to find out that the part is no longer being manufactured by Whirlpool/Amana.

I happen to be a real estate agent and I know this was a real issue in a recent sale and the sellers had to jump through hoops to find something that worked. I wasn't involved in it so I don't know how they found one, but I do not want this issue when I go to sell. I appreciate any answers you can give on this "hot" topic--get it? A cooktop, stove, hot....

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Thats the stupidist thing ive ever heard.

Get a propowe bracket, which goes around teh foot of the stove.

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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Screw in a piece of wood or metal that stickes out a little ways horizontally across the back of the stove. Screw another piece of wood or metal onto the wall a tad bit higher then the one on the stove. Now the stove can't tip over and it'll be easier to manuver into place.

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The anti tip bracket is installed along the baseboard area BEHIND the range, so that one of the rear feet on the appliance will slide into it when pushed against the wall. Once installed, the rear foot of the range is slid into the bracket, holding the rear foot to the floor. This effectively prevents the range from tipping forward.

Installation instructions are included on page 3 of the Installation Manual that came with the appliance. If you no longer have a copy, you can obtain a replacement at managemylife.com. Just enter your model number under their "Manuals" link and you will find it listed in .pdf (Adobe) format. You can download or print a copy for FREE. For your convenience, here's a direct link:

http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/installation_guides/3001/MAYTAG-Free-Standing-Electric-L0502644?brand_name_search=mer5775q

Figure 3 shows an excellent illustration of how the bracket is to be installed.

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  5. Inspect the lifter and lifter bore for wear and scuffing. Examine the roller for freedom of movement and/or flat spots on the roller surface.

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You can tell if yours is so equipped by simply sliding the oven out away from the wall about 10 inches then looking behind it on the floor. Slide the oven out by opening the door about 5" and place your hands inside... then lift and pull toward you at the same time.

Here is the anti-tip kit for yours... If you see this down there, then you're good to go. If not, order both of those parts (in the previous link) 'cause you'll need them.

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