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Installation Requirements; Tools And Parts; Location Requirements - Whirlpool  UXT4230AYB Installation Instructions And Use And Care Manual

30" (76.2 cm) and 36" (91.4 cm) range hood


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Tools and Parts

Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed
Tools needed
1 " (3.0 cm) drill bit
" (3.0 mm) drill bit for pilot holes
Wire stripper or utility knife
Tape measure or ruler
Caulking gun and weatherproof caulking compound
Flat-blade screwdriver
Phillips screwdriver
Saber or keyhole saw
Metal snips
Compass or 8" (20.3 cm) circle template
Parts supplied
Remove parts from package. Check that all parts are included.
2 - 3.5 x 9.5 mm screws
3 " x 10" (8.3 x 25.4 cm) rectangular vent damper
T-10 Torx
4 - 4.5 x 13 mm mounting screws
Parts needed
1 - 75W max, 120V incandescent light bulb
Wall or roof cap with damper to match vent system
3 - UL listed wire connectors
Vent clamps/duct tape as required
For cabinets with recessed bottoms:
Two 2" (5.1 cm) wide filler strips. Length and thickness
determined by recess dimensions.
Four flat head wood screws or machine screws with washers
and nuts (to attach filler strips)
For 7" (17.8 cm) round vented installations:
7" (17.8 cm) round metal vent system
7" (17.8 cm) round damper. For information on ordering, see
the "Accessories" section.
7" (17.8 cm) round vent mounting plate. For information on
ordering, see the "Accessories" section.
For 3 " x 10" (8.3 x 25.4 cm) rectangular vented installations:
3 " x 10" (8.3 x 25.4 cm) rectangular metal vent system
For non-vented (recirculation) installations:
Charcoal filter kit. For information on ordering, see the
"Accessories" section.
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Location Requirements

IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
It is the installer's responsibility to comply with installation
clearances specified on the model/serial rating plate. The
model/serial rating plate is located inside the range hood on
the left wall.
Range hood location should be away from strong draft areas,
such as windows, doors and strong heating vents.
Cabinet opening dimensions that are shown must be used.
Given dimensions provide minimum clearance. Consult the
cooktop/range manufacturer installation instructions before
making any cutouts.
Grounded electrical outlet is required. See "Electrical
Requirements" section.
All openings in ceiling and wall where range hood will be
installed must be sealed.
These range hoods are factory set for vented installations.
Models that are capable of being installed as non-vented
(recirculating) require charcoal filters. See the "Accessories"
section to order charcoal filter kit.
For Mobile Home Installations
The installation of this range hood must conform to the
Manufactured Home Construction Safety Standards, Title 24
CFR, Part 328 (formerly the Federal Standard for Mobile Home
Construction and Safety, title 24, HUD, Part 280) or when such
standard is not applicable, the standard for Manufactured Home
Installation 1982 (Manufactured Home Sites, Communities and
Setups) ANSI A225.1/NFPA 501A, or latest edition, or with local
Product Dimensions
(2.2 cm)
12.5 cm)
(2.2 cm)
" (76.0 cm) or
" (91.0 cm)
" (16.7 cm)
(2.5 cm)
(22.9 cm)
1 "
(3.8 cm)
18 "
(47.3 cm)


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