KitchenAid KPEC992M Installation Instructions And Use And Care Manual

900 cfm (25.5 m3/m) exterior blower


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Installation Instructions and Use and Care Guide
The installer must leave these instructions with the homeowner. The homeowner must keep these instructions for future
reference and for local electrical inspectors use.

Before you start...

Your safety and the safety of others
are very important.
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
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:
THE FOLLOWING: Use this unit only
in the manner intended by the
manufacturer. If you have any
questions, contact the manufacturer.
Before servicing or cleaning unit, switch
power off at service panel and lock the
service disconnecting means to prevent
power from being switched on
accidentally. When the service
disconnecting means cannot be locked,
securely fasten a prominent warning
device, such as a tag, to the service
CAUTION: For General Ventilating Use
Only. Do Not Use To Exhaust
Hazardous or Explosive Materials and
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing
codes and ordinances.
Proper installation is your responsibility.
Make sure you have everything
necessary for correct installation. It is
the responsibility of the installer to
comply with the clearances specified.
900 cfm (25.5 m
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
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.
To avoid damage to motor bearings
and impellers, keep drywall spray,
construction dust, etc. away from the
exterior blower.
Before installing exterior mounted
blower, read the Installation Instructions
for the vent system that will be used in
conjunction with this exterior blower.
This fan is suitable for use with solid-
state speed controls.
(45.1 cm)
Model KPEC992M
/m) Exterior Blower
(59.1 cm)
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing
codes and ordinances.
It is the customer's responsibility:
• To contact a qualified electrical
• To assure that the electrical installation
is adequate and in conformance with
National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA
70 — latest edition*, or CSA
Standards C22.1-94, Canadian
Electrical Code, Part 1 and C22.2
No.0-M91 - latest edition** and all local
codes and ordinances.
If codes permit and a separate ground
wire is used, it is recommended that a
qualified electrician determine that the
ground path is adequate.
Do not ground to a gas pipe.
Check with a qualified electrician if you
are not sure exterior blower is properly
Do not have a fuse in the neutral or
ground circuit.
A 120-volt, 60-Hz, AC-only supply
wired for 15 amp service is required.
The blower motor must be
connected with copper wire only.
Copies of standards listed may be
obtained from:
* National Fire Protection Association
One Batterymarch Park
Quincy, Massachusetts 02269
(18.4 cm)
** CSA International
8501 East Pleasant Valley Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44131-5575
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  • Page 1: Before You Start

    Proper installation is your responsibility. Make sure you have everything necessary for correct installation. It is the responsibility of the installer to comply with the clearances specified. Model KPEC992M ® /m) Exterior Blower DANGER You can be killed or seriously injured if you don’t immediately...
  • Page 2: Venting Requirements

    The blower motor must be connected to the vent system wiring as described in the vent system instructions for connecting the exterior blower motor wiring. Flexible armored or nonmetallic cable must be used. A 1/2" (12.7 cm) U.L./CSA-listed strain relief must be provided at each end of the power supply cable.
  • Page 3 Now start... WARNING Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install external blower. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. Discard any cardboard packaging from the blower wheel. Remove the back cover, wiring box cover and electrical wiring knockout.
  • Page 4: Making Electrical And Vent Connections

    If you are installing external blower on a flat roof: 2 x 4 framing recommended 23-1/4" (59.1 cm) 7" (17.8 cm) 11" (27.9 cm) dia. hole discharge side of blower 2" 17-3/4" (5.1 cm) (45.1 cm) Locate the 11" (27.9 cm) dia. hole between rafters.
  • Page 5: Wiring Diagram

    If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of the Use & Care Guide. After checking “Troubleshooting,” additional help can be found by checking the “Assistance or Service” section or by calling KitchenAid. In the U.S.A., call 1-800-422-1230. In Canada, call 1-800-807-6777.
  • Page 6: Requesting Assistance Or Service In U.s.a

    Consumer Relations Department KitchenAid Canada 1901 Minnesota Court Mississauga, Ontario L5N 3A7 436000497/9763391 © 2005 KitchenAid ® Registered trademark/™ trademark of KitchenAid, U.S.A., KitchenAid Canada licensee in Canada • Use and maintenance procedures • Accessory and repair parts sales •...
  • Page 7: Alimentation Électrique

    IMPORTANT : dispositions de tous les codes et règlements en vigueur. C’est au propriétaire qu’incombe la responsabilité d’une installation correcte. Modèle KPEC992M ® DANGER Risque possible de décès ou de blessure grave si vous ne suivez pas immédiatement les instructions.
  • Page 8 Le moteur du ventilateur doit être raccordé au câblage d’alimentation selon les instructions fournies avec le système d’aspiration. On doit utiliser un câble flexible blindé ou à gaine non métallique. On doit installer un serre-câble de 1/2 po (homologation U.L./CSA) à chaque extrémité...
  • Page 9 Commencement... AVERTISSEMENT Risque de poids excessif Utiliser deux ou plus de personnes déplacer et installer la hotte. Le non-respect de cette instruction peut causer une blessure au dos ou d’autre blessure. Retirer tout carton d’emballage de la turbine du ventilateur. Enlever le couvercle arrière, le couvercle de la boîte de connexion, et l’opercule arrachable.
  • Page 10 Tracer un cercle de diamètre 27,9 cm (11 po) centré sur le trou de guidage – voir la FIGURE 2. Marquer le centre du trou de diamètre 3 cm (1 1/4 po) à percer pour le passage du câble électrique – voir la FIGURE 2.
  • Page 11: Schéma De Câblage

    CONFÈRE DES DROITS JURIDIQUES SPÉCIFIQUES ET VOUS POUVEZ ÉGALEMENT JOUIR D'AUTRES DROITS QUI PEUVENT VARIER D'UNE JURIDICTION À UNE AUTRE. À l'extérieur du Canada et des 50 États des États-Unis, cette garantie ne s'applique pas. Contacter votre marchand KitchenAid autorisé pour déterminer si une autre garantie s'applique.
  • Page 12: Demande D'assistance Ou De Service Au Canada

    : 436000497/9763391 © 2005 KitchenAid ® Marque déposée /™ Marque de commerce de KitchenAid, U.S.A., KitchenAid porteur de licence au Canada • Procédés d’utilisation et d’entretien • Vente d’accessoires et de pièces de rechange • Assistance spécialisée aux clients (langue espagnole, malentendants, malvoyants, etc.)

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