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Samsung ME16K3000AS Installation Instructions Manual

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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
OVER THE RANGE MICROWAVE OVEN
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
IMPORTANT
IMPORTANT
• Note to Installer
• Note to Consumer - Keep these instructions for future reference.
• Skill level
• Proper installation is the responsibility of the installer.
• Product failure due to improper installation is not covered under the Warranty.
READ CAREFULLY. KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
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(Read these instructions completely and carefully.)
Save these instructions for local inspector's use.
Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
- Be sure to leave these instructions with the Consumer.
- Installation of this appliance requires basic mechanical and electrical skills.
2008-12-09 �� 4:13:00

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  • Page 1 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS OVER THE RANGE MICROWAVE OVEN BEFORE YOU BEGIN (Read these instructions completely and carefully.) IMPORTANT Save these instructions for local inspector’s use. IMPORTANT Observe all governing codes and ordinances. • Note to Installer - Be sure to leave these instructions with the Consumer. •...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents General information Step-by-step installation guide Important Safety Instructions ..3 Placement Of The Mounting Plate ..8 Removing the Mounting Plate ..8 Electrical Requirements .
  • Page 3: General Information

    General information IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This product requires a three-prong grounded outlet. Where a standard two-prong wall receptacle The installer must perform a ground continuity is encountered, it is very important to have it check on the power outlet box before beginning the replaced with a properly grounded three-prong installation to insure that the outlet box is properly wall receptacle, installed by a qualified electrician.
  • Page 4: Hood Exhaust

    General information HOOD EXHAUST NOTE: Read these next two pages only if you plan to vent your exhaust to the outside. If you plan to recirculate the air back into the room, proceed to page 11. OUTSIDE TOP EXHAUST (EXAMPLE ONLY) The following chart describes an example of one possible ductwork installation.
  • Page 5 General information NOTE: If you need to install ducts, note that the total duct Maximum duct length: length of 3¼” x 10” rectangular or 6” diameter round duct For satisfactory air movement, the total duct length of 3¼” should not exceed 140 equivalent feet. x 10”...
  • Page 6: Damage - Shipment/Installation

    General information DAMAGE - SHIPMENT/INSTALLATION • If the unit is damaged in shipment, return the unit to the store in which it was bought for repair or replacement. • If the unit is damaged by the customer, repair or replacement is the responsibility of the customer. •...
  • Page 7: Tools You Will Need

    General information TOOLS YOU WILL NEED # 1 and #2 Pencil Ruler or tape measure and Carpenter square (optional) Phillips screwdriver straight edge Tin snips (for cutting Scissors (to cut template, if Electric drill with Filler blocks or scrap wood damper, if required) necessary) ”, ½”...
  • Page 8: Step-By-Step Installation Guide

    Step-by-step installation guide 1. PLACEMENT OF THE MOUNTING PLATE A. REMOVING THE B. FINDING THE WALL STUDS MICROWAVE OVEN FROM THE CARTON/REMOVING THE MOUNTING PLATE . Remove the installation instructions, Exhaust adaptor, filters, glass tray and the small hardware bag. Do not remove the Styrofoam protecting the front of the oven.
  • Page 9: Determining Wall Plate Location

    Step-by-step installation guide C. DETERMINING WALL PLATE LOCATION UNDER YOUR CABINET Plate position – beneath flat bottom cabinet Plate position – beneath framed recessed cabinet bottom 16-1/2" Draw a vertical line on the wall at the center of 30 to Cooktop the 30 wide space.
  • Page 10: Aligning The Wall Plate

    Step-by-step installation guide D. ALIGNING THE WALL PLATE Draw a Vertical Line Hole A Centerline on Wall from Center notches of Top Cabinet Horizontal Line Area E Horizontal Line Hole B Draw a Horizontal line on wall from bottom of “Rear Wall Template”. CAUTION: Wear gloves to avoid cutting CAUTION: Wear gloves to avoid cutting fingers on sharp fingers on sharp edges.
  • Page 11: Installation Types

    Step-by-step installation guide 2. INSTALLATION TYPES (Choose A, B or C) This microwave oven is designed for adaptation to the NOTE: This microwave is shipped assembled for Outside following three types of ventilation: Top Exhaust (except for non-vented models). Select the type of ventilation required for your installation and Outside Top Exhaust (Vertical Duct) proceed to that section.
  • Page 12: Outside Top Exhaust

    Step-by-step installation guide A. OUTSIDE TOP EXHAUST (Vertical Duct) INSTALLATION OVERVIEW Attach Mounting Plate to Wall Prepare Top Cabinet Mount the Microwave Oven Adjust the Exhaust Adaptor Connecting Ductwork A1. ATTACH THE MOUNTING NOTE: Before tightening toggle bolts and wood screw, make sure the tabs on the mounting plate touch the PLATE TO THE WALL bottom of the cabinet when pushed flush against the...
  • Page 13: Installation Procedure For Exhaust Adaptor And Proper Damper Operation Check

    Step-by-step installation guide A3. INSTALLATION PROCEDURE A4. MOUNT THE MICROWAVE OVEN FOR EXHAUST ADAPTOR AND PROPER DAMPER OPERATION CHECK FOR EASIER INSTALLATION AND PERSONAL SAFETY, WE RECOMMEND THAT TWO PEOPLE INSTALL THIS MICROWAVE OVEN. IMPORTANT: Do not grip or use handle during installation.
  • Page 14: Adjust The Exhaust Adaptor

    Step-by-step installation guide A5. ADJUST THE EXHAUST ADAPTOR Open the top cabinet and adjust the exhaust adaptor to connect to the house duct. . Attach the microwave oven to the top cabinet. . Insert 2 self-aligning screws through outer top cabinet holes. Turn two full A6.
  • Page 15: Recirculating

    Step-by-step installation guide B. RECIRCULATING (Non-Vented Ductless) INSTALLATION OVERVIEW Attach Mounting Plate to Wall Prepare Top Cabinet Adjust Blower Mount Microwave Oven Install Charcoal Filter B1. ATTACH THE MOUNTING . Place the mounting plate against the wall and insert the toggle wings into the holes in the wall to mount PLATE TO THE WALL the plate.
  • Page 16: Adapting Microwave Blower For Recirculation

    Step-by-step installation guide B3. ADAPTING MICROWAVE . Roll the blower unit 90° so that fan blade openings are facing toward the front of the microwave. BLOWER FOR RECIRCULATION Lift up the BEFORE: Fan Blade blower plate. Openings Facing UP Back of Microwave Remove and save screw that holds blower plate to...
  • Page 17: Mount The Microwave Oven

    Step-by-step installation guide B4. MOUNT THE MICROWAVE OVEN FOR EASIER INSTALLATION AND PERSONAL SAFETY, WE RECOMMEND THAT TWO PEOPLE INSTALL THIS MICROWAVE OVEN. IMPORTANT: Do not grip or use handle during . Attach the microwave oven to the top cabinet. installation.
  • Page 18: Install The Charcoal Filter

    Step-by-step installation guide B5. INSTALLING THE CHARCOAL FILTER . Remove screws on top of grille using a #1 Phillips screwdriver. . Open the door. . Remove the grille. • After push left, Pull the straight off. Charcoal filter . Install the charocal filter. When properly installed, the wire mesh of the filter should be visible from the front.
  • Page 19: Outside Back Exhaust

    Step-by-step installation guide C. OUTSIDE BACK EXHAUST (Horizontal Duct) INSTALLATION OVERVIEW Prepare Rear Wall Attach Mounting Plate to Wall Prepare Top Cabinet Adjust Blower Mount the Microwave Oven C1. PREPARING THE REAR WALL FOR OUTSIDE BACK EXHAUST You need to cut an opening in the rear wall for outside exhaust.
  • Page 20: Attach Mounting Plate To Wall

    Step-by-step installation guide C2. ATTACH THE MOUNTING C3. USE TOP CABINET TEMPLATE PLATE TO THE WALL FOR PREPARATION OF TOP CABINET You need to drill holes for the top support screws, a hole large enough for the power cord to fit through, and a cutout large enough for the exhaust adaptor.
  • Page 21 Step-by-step installation guide C4. ADAPTING MICROWAVE . Place the blower unit back into the opening. BLOWER FOR OUTSIDE BACK AFTER: Fan Blade Openings Facing Back EXHAUST (cont.) End A . Carefully pull out the blower unit. The wires will extend far enough to allow you to adjust the blower unit.
  • Page 22: Mount The Microwave Oven

    Step-by-step installation guide C5. MOUNT THE MICROWAVE OVEN FOR EASIER INSTALLATION AND PERSONAL SAFETY, WE RECOMMEND THAT TWO PEOPLE INSTALL THIS MICROWAVE OVEN. IMPORTANT: Do not grip or use handle during . Attach the microwave oven to the top cabinet. installation.
  • Page 23: Before You Use Your Microwave

    Before You Use Your Microwave . Make sure the microwave oven has been installed . Read the Owner’s Manual. according to instructions. . KEEP INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE LOCAL INSPECTOR’S USE. . Remove all packing material from the microwave oven. .
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