ALIGNING THE WALL PLATE
CAUTION: Wear gloves
to avoid cutting fingers on
Draw a vertical line on the wall at the center of the 30
(76.2 cm) wide space.
Use the mounting plate as the template for the rear
wall. Place the mounting plate on the wall, making
sure that the tabs are touching the bottom of the
cabinet. Line up the notch and center line on
the mounting plate to the center line on the wall.
While holding the mounting plate with one hand,
draw circles on the wall at holes A, B, C and D (see
illustration above/actual plate marked with arrows).
Four holes must be used for mounting.
Draw a Vertical
Line on Wall
from Center of
NOTE: Holes C and D are inside area E. If neither
C nor D is in a stud, find a stud somewhere in area E
and draw a fifth circle to line up with the stud. 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. For holes that don't line up with a
stud, drill a
hole for toggle bolts.
NOTE: DO NOT MOUNT THE PLATE AT THIS