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Frigidaire FMV145K Installation Instructions Manual

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Installation
Instructions

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Read these instructions completely and carefully.
IMPORTANT –
instructions for local inspector's use.
IMPORTANT –
governing codes and ordinances.
Note to Installer –
instructions with the Consumer.
Need Help?
For customers in the United States, call: 1-800-944-9044
For Canadian customers, call: 1-866-213-9397 (English)
Save these
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Be sure to leave these
1-800-668-4606 ext. 8199 (French)
Over the Range

Microwave Oven

Note to Consumer –
instructions for future reference.
• Skill level – Installation of this appliance requires
basic mechanical and electrical skills.
• Proper installation is the responsibility of the installer.
• Product failure due to improper installation is not
covered under the Warranty.
KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Keep these
READ CAREFULLY.
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  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    Consumer. Need Help? For customers in the United States, call: 1-800-944-9044 For Canadian customers, call: 1-866-213-9397 (English) Over the Range Microwave Oven Note to Consumer – • instructions for future reference. Save these • Skill level – Installation of this appliance requires basic mechanical and electrical skills.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Recirculating ... 19–22 Attach Mounting Plate to Wall ...19 Preparation of Top Cabinet ...19 Check Microwave Assembly ...20 Adapting Microwave Blower for Recirculation ...20–21 Mount the Microwave Oven...21–22 Installing the Charcoal Filter ...22 Before You Use Your Microwave ... 23...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    15 to 20 ampere branch circuit single grounded outlet. The outlet box should be located in the cabinet above the microwave oven. The outlet box and supply circuit should be installed by a qualified electrician and conform to the...
  • Page 4: Hood Exhaust

    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 6. OUTSIDE TOP EXHAUST (EXAMPLE ONLY) The following chart describes an example of one possible ductwork installation.
  • Page 5 Installation Instructions NOTE: If you need to install ducts, note that the total duct length of 3 ⁄ x 10 rectangular or 6 diameter round duct should not exceed 140 equivalent feet (42.67 m). Outside ventilation requires a HOOD EXHAUST DUCT.
  • Page 6: Damage - Shipment/Installation

    Installation Instructions 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

    If the space between the cabinets is greater cooking surface than 30 (76.2 cm), a Filler Panel Kit may be used to fill in the gap between the microwave 30 (76.2 cm) min. oven and the cabinets. Your Owner’s Manual contains the kit number for your model.
  • Page 8: Placement Of Mounting Plate

    The center of any adjacent studs should be 16 or 24 (40.64 cm or 60.96 cm) from this mark. Draw a line down the center of the studs. THE MICROWAVE MUST BE CONNECTED TO AT LEAST ONE WALL STUD.
  • Page 9: Determining Wall Plate Location

    Mounting Plate Tabs Touching the Cabinet Bottom Your cabinets may have decorative trim that interferes with the microwave installation. Remove the decorative trim to install the microwave properly and to make it level. Mounting Plate with Tabs Below Cabinet THE MICROWAVE MUST BE LEVEL.
  • Page 10: Aligning The Wall Plate

    It is important to use at least one wood screw mounted firmly in a stud to support the weight of the microwave. Set the mounting plate aside. Drill holes on the circles. If there is a stud, drill a hole for wood screws.
  • Page 11: Installation Types

    INSTALLATION TYPES This microwave oven is designed for adaptation to the following three types of ventilation: A. Outside Top Exhaust (Vertical Duct) B. Outside Back Exhaust (Horizontal Duct) C. Recirculating (Non-Vented Ductless) OUTSIDE TOP EXHAUST (VERTICAL DUCT) See page 12...
  • Page 12: Aoutside Top Exhaust

    OUTSIDE TOP EXHAUST INSTALLATION OVERVIEW A1. Attach Mounting Plate to Wall A2. Prepare Top Cabinet A3. Check Damper Operation A4. Mount Microwave Oven A5. Adjust Exhaust Adaptor A6. Connect Ductwork ATTACH THE MOUNTING PLATE TO THE WALL Attach the plate to the wall using toggle bolts. At least one wood screw must be used to attach the plate to a wall stud.
  • Page 13: Preparation Of Top Cabinet

    (absent on models shipped Blower Plate for recirculation exhaust) • Place the microwave in its upright position, with the top of the unit facing up. • This microwave oven may be shipped assembled for top exhaust (adaptor installed) or for recirculation exhaust (adaptor absent).
  • Page 14: Adjust The Exhaust Adaptor

    Installation Instructions Cabinet Front Cabinet Bottom Shelf Self-Aligning Screw Microwave Oven Top 4 Attach the microwave oven to the top cabinet. Insert 2 self-aligning screws through outer top cabinet holes. Turn two full turns on each screw. Tighten the outer two screws to the top of the microwave oven.
  • Page 15: Boutside Back Exhaust

    This will give the location and size of the box cutout for the rear wall duct. Use a saw (saber or keyhole) to cut out the opening. Place the microwave in its upright position with the top of the unit facing up. (Horizontal Duct) This microwave oven is shipped assembled for top exhaust.
  • Page 16: Attach Mounting Plate To Wall

    Tabs Attach the other 28 (71.12 cm) foam tape to the front of the mounting plate around both of the exhaust openings where it will touch the microwave. ATTACH THE MOUNTING PLATE TO THE WALL Attach the plate to the wall using toggle bolts. At least one wood screw must be used to attach the plate to a wall stud.
  • Page 17: Adapting Microwave Blower For Outside Back Exhaust

    Make sure the wires are not pinched. NOTE: The blower unit exhaust openings should match exhaust openings on rear of microwave oven. Secure the blower unit to the microwave with the screw from Step 1. Blower Plate as before with the screw. Back of...
  • Page 18: Mount The Microwave Oven

    Tighten the outer two screws to the top of the microwave oven. (While tightening screws, hold the microwave oven in place against the wall and the top cabinet.) Install grease filters. See the Owner’s Manual packed with the microwave.
  • Page 19: Recirculating

    C1. Attach Mounting Plate to Wall C2. Prepare Top Cabinet C3. Check Microwave Assembly C4. Adjust Blower C5. Mount the Microwave Oven C6. Install Charcoal Filter ATTACH THE MOUNTING PLATE TO THE WALL Attach the plate to the wall using toggle bolts. At least one wood screw must be used to attach the plate to a wall stud.
  • Page 20: Check Microwave Assembly

    Exhaust Adaptor (absent on models shipped for recirculation exhaust) • Place the microwave in its upright position, with the top of the unit facing up. • The microwave oven may be shipped assembled for top exhaust (adaptor installed) or for recirculation exhaust (adaptor absent).
  • Page 21: Adapting Microwave Blower

    Place the blower unit back into the opening. CAUTION: Do not pull or stretch the blower unit wiring. Make sure the wires are not pinched. Secure blower unit to microwave with the screw removed in Step 4. Replace blower plate with the screw removed in Step 1.
  • Page 22: Installing The Charcoal Filter

    Tighten the outer two screws to the top of the microwave oven. (While tightening screws, hold the microwave oven in place against the wall and the top cabinet.) Install grease filters. See the Owner’s Manual packed with the microwave.
  • Page 23: Before You Use Your Microwave

    BEFORE YOU USE YOUR MICROWAVE Make sure the microwave oven has been installed according to instructions. Remove all packing material from the microwave oven. Install turntable and ring in cavity. Replace house fuse or turn breaker back on. Plug power cord into a dedicated 15 to 20 amp electrical outlet.
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