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KitchenAid Architect Series II KHMS2050SSS Installation Instructions Manual

Kitchenaid architect series ii khms2050sss: install guide
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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 30" (76.2 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.
NOTES:
Proper installation is the responsibility of the installer.
Product failure due to improper installation is not covered under the warranty.

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.
IMPORTANT: Read Installation Instructions thoroughly before beginning installation. Save Installation Instructions for local house
inspector's use.
8206329
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
Convert Oven to External Venting .................................................. 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 the Oven ............................................................................... 9
Complete Installation .................................................................... 10
VENTING DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS............................................ 11
ASSISTANCE ................................................................................... 12
Replacement Parts ....................................................................... 12
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
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You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
instructions.

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    IMPORTANT: Read Installation Instructions thoroughly before beginning installation. Save Installation Instructions for local house inspector’s use. 8206329 Table of Contents MICROWAVE HOOD COMBINATION SAFETY ... 1 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ... 2 Tools and Parts... 2 Location Requirements... 2 Product Dimensions ... 3 Electrical Requirements ...
  • Page 2: Installation Requirements

    Standard fittings for wall or roof venting. See “Venting Design Specifications” section. †®TORX is a registered trademark of Textron Innovations Inc. Check the opening where the microwave oven will be installed. The location must provide: Minimum installation dimensions. See “Installation Dimensions”...
  • 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

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Remove Mounting Plate NOTE: To avoid possible damage to the work surface, place a protective cover on the work surface. 1. Remove any remaining contents from the oven cavity. 2. Remove the mounting plate by peeling off the strips of tape that attach it to the back of the oven, and set the mounting plate aside.
  • Page 5 3. When the vent deflector is as far back as it can easily slide, flip it so that the wide side is to the back of the oven, and the narrow side (with holes) is down. The vent deflector holes should align with mounting holes in the vent opening, as shown in inset.
  • Page 6: Locate Wall Stud(S)

    NOTE: If no wall studs exist within the cabinet opening, do not install the 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 Figure 1 One Wall Stud at Two Corner Holes Figure 3...
  • 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 or more. 1. Using measuring tape, find and clearly mark the vertical centerline of the opening.
  • Page 8: Attach Mounting Plate To Wall

    Attach Mounting Plate to Wall NOTE: Secure the mounting plate to the wall at all 4 corner holes drilled into the wall studs and/or drywall using either 1/4-20 x 3" round-head bolts and toggle nuts or 1/4 x 2" lag screws. Refer to illustrations in “Possible Wall Stud Configurations”...
  • Page 9: Install The Oven

    WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install microwave oven. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. IMPORTANT: The right side of the unit is the heavy side. Handle the oven gently.
  • Page 10: Complete Installation

    2. Plug microwave oven into grounded 3 prong outlet. 3. Reconnect power. 4. Check the operation of microwave oven by placing 1 cup (250 mL) of water on the turntable, and programming a cook time of 1 minute at 100% power. Test vent fan and exhaust by operating the vent fan.
  • 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

    Both numbers can be found on the model and serial number plate, which is located behind the microwave oven door on the front frame of the microwave oven. If you need additional assistance, call us at our toll free number listed in the Use and Care Guide, or visit us on the Web.

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