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KitchenAid Architect Series II KHMS1850S Installation Instructions Manual

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MICROWAVE HOOD COMBINATION
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
This product is suitable for use above electric or gas cooking products up to and including 36" (91.4 cm) wide. See "Installation
Requirements" section for further notes.
These installation instructions cover different models. The appearance of your particular model may differ slightly from the illustration in
these installation instructions.

MICROWAVE HOOD COMBINATION SAFETY

We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety
messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or "WARNING."
These words mean:
WARNING
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can
happen if the instructions are not followed.
W10117796
MICROWAVE HOOD COMBINATION SAFETY .............................. 1
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ................................................... 2
Tools and Parts............................................................................... 2
Location Requirements................................................................... 2
Product Dimensions ....................................................................... 3
Electrical Requirements .................................................................. 3
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..................................................... 4
Remove Mounting Plate ................................................................. 4
Rotate Blower Motor....................................................................... 4
Locate Wall Stud(s) ......................................................................... 6
Mark Rear Wall................................................................................ 7
Drill Holes in Rear Wall.................................................................... 7
Attach Mounting Plate to Wall ........................................................ 8
Prepare Upper Cabinet................................................................... 8
Install Damper Assembly ................................................................ 9
Install the Microwave Oven ............................................................ 9
Complete Installation .................................................................... 10
VENTING DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS............................................ 11
ASSISTANCE ................................................................................... 12
Replacement Parts ....................................................................... 12
Accessories................................................................................... 12
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed. W10117796 Table of Contents MICROWAVE HOOD COMBINATION SAFETY ... 1 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ... 2 Tools and Parts... 2 Location Requirements... 2 Product Dimensions ...

  • Page 2: Installation Requirements

    Grounded electrical outlet inside upper cabinet. See “Electrical Requirements” section. NOTES: If installing the microwave oven near a left sidewall, make sure there is at least 6" (15.2 cm) of clearance between the wall and the microwave oven, so that the door can open fully.

  • Page 3: Product Dimensions

    A separate circuit serving only this microwave oven. For all cord connected appliances: The microwave oven must be grounded. In the event of an electrical short circuit, grounding reduces the risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current.

  • Page 4: Installation Instructions

    1. Remove any remaining contents from the microwave oven cavity. 2. Remove the mounting plate by peeling off the strips of tape that attach it to the back of the microwave oven, and set the mounting plate aside. A. Mounting plate B.

  • Page 5

    4. Repeat Step 4 from “Wall Venting Installation Only.” 5. Rotate blower motor so that exhaust ports face the top of microwave oven, and flat sides of blower motor face back of microwave oven. Lower blower motor back into microwave oven.

  • Page 6: Locate Wall Stud(s)

    NOTE: If no wall studs exist within the cabinet opening, do not install the microwave oven. See illustrations in “Possible Wall Stud Configurations.” Possible Wall Stud Configurations These depictions show examples of preferred installation configurations with the mounting plate. No Wall Studs at Corner Holes...

  • Page 7: Mark Rear Wall

    Mark Rear Wall The microwave oven must be installed on a minimum of 1 wall stud, preferably 2, using a minimum of 1 lag screw, preferably 2. 1. Using measuring tape, find and clearly mark the vertical centerline of the opening.

  • Page 8: Attach Mounting Plate To Wall

    The “rear wall” arrows must be against the rear wall so that the holes cut into the upper cabinet align with the holes in the top of the microwave oven. NOTE: If the upper cabinet has a frame around it, trim the template edges so that it fits inside the frame, against the upper cabinet bottom.

  • Page 9: Install Damper Assembly

    3/8" (10 mm) holes. 2. Make sure the microwave oven door is closed and taped shut. 3. Using 2 or more people, lift microwave oven and hang it on support tabs at the bottom of mounting plate.

  • Page 10: Complete Installation

    NOTE: If microwave oven does not need to be adjusted, skip steps 7-9. 7. If adjustment is required, rotate microwave oven downward. Using 2 or more people, lift microwave oven off of mounting plate, and set aside on a protected surface.

  • Page 11: Venting Design Specifications

    If venting through the roof, and rectangular to round transition is used, be sure there is at least 3" (7.6 cm) of clearance between the top of the microwave oven and the transition piece. See “Rectangular to Round Transition” illustration.

  • Page 12: Assistance

    Part Number 8205924 Filler Panel Kits are available from your dealer to use when installing this microwave oven in a 36" (91.4 cm) or 42" (106.7 cm) wide opening. The filler panels come in pairs. Each panel is 3" (7.6 cm) wide.

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