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Frigidaire FMV157G Installation Instructions Manual

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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.
Save these
Observe all
Be sure to leave these
Over the Range

Microwave Oven

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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
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  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    Note to Installer – • Be sure to leave these instructions with the Consumer. Over the Range Microwave Oven http://www.frigidaire.com Visit our Website at: Note to Consumer – • instructions for future reference. • Skill level – Installation of this appliance requires basic mechanical and electrical skills.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    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 National Electrical...
  • 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 ” x 10” (8.2 x 25.4 cm) rectangular or duct length of 3 ⁄ 6” (15.2 cm) diameter round duct should not exceed 120 equivalent feet (36.5 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

    Cabinet Needs to 30“ (76.2 cm)wide and free of obstructions. be 30″ (76.2 cm) • or More from the If you are going to vent your microwave oven Cooking Surface to the outside, see Hood Exhaust Section for “ exhaust duct preparation.
  • Page 8: Placement Of Mounting Plate

    The center of any adjacent studs should be 16″ (40.6 cm) or 24″ (61 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

    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. THE MICROWAVE MUST BE LEVEL. Use a level to make sure the cabinet bottom is 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.
  • Page 13: Preparation Of Top Cabinet

    CHECK FOR PROPER DAMPER OPERATION Blower Plate Exhaust Adaptor • Place the microwave in its upright position, with the top of the unit facing up. • Make sure tape securing damper is removed and damper pivots easily before mounting microwave.
  • Page 14: Mount The Microwave Oven

    OVEN (cont.) 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

    Remove tape securing damper. Raise damper flap. Blower Plate Remove and save the screw that holds the blower plate to the microwave. Lift off the blower plate. Blower Plate Slip the damper out of the track on the blower...
  • Page 16: Attach Mounting Plate To Wall

    Drill the holes, following the instructions on the TOP CABINET TEMPLATE. CAUTION: Wear safety goggles when drilling holes in the cabinet bottom. ADAPTING MICROWAVE BLOWER FOR OUTSIDE BACK EXHAUST 1 Remove and save screw that holds blower motor to microwave.
  • Page 17 Make sure the wires are not pinched, and that they are properly secured. NOTE: The blower unit exhaust openings should match exhaust openings on rear of microwave oven. Secure the blower unit to the microwave with the original screw. Blower Plate Blower Motor Screw...
  • Page 18: Mount The Microwave Oven

    Tighten the outer two screws to the top of the slots at back bottom microwave oven. (While tightening screws, hold edge onto four lower the microwave oven in place against the wall and tabs of mounting the top cabinet.) plate.
  • Page 19: Recirculating

    INSTALLATION OVERVIEW 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 IMPORTANT NOTES: • Make sure the screws for the blower motor and blower plate are securely tightened when they are reinstalled.
  • Page 20: Check Microwave Assembly

    (adaptor absent). • If the microwave was shipped for recirculation exhaust, remove the Exhaust Adaptor and proceed to C5. If the microwave was shipped for top exhaust, proceed to C4. ADAPTING MICROWAVE BLOWER FOR RECIRCULATION Remove tape securing damper.
  • Page 21: Adapting Microwave Blower

    Make sure the wires are not pinched, and that they are properly secured. Secure blower unit to microwave with the screw removed in Step 4. Make sure the screw is tight. 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.
  • Page 24 Printed in China...