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KitchenAid KHMS1850SBL1 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.
W10217689A
MICROWAVE HOOD COMBINATION SAFETY .............................. 1
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ................................................... 2
Tools and Parts............................................................................... 2
Remove Cardboard Template ........................................................ 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

    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.
  • Page 2: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS Tools and Parts Remove Cardboard Template The cardboard piece from the top of the microwave oven Tools Needed packaging is perforated. The piece inside the perforation is for use as a rear wall template. Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools 1.
  • Page 3: Product Dimensions

    Installation Dimensions Electrical Requirements NOTE: The grounded 3 prong outlet must be inside the upper cabinet. See “Electrical Requirements” section. WARNING 30" (76.2 cm) Electrical Shock Hazard min. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. 30" (76.2 cm) typical* 12" (30.5 cm) min. Do not remove ground prong.
  • Page 4: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Remove Mounting Plate Rotate Blower Motor NOTE: To avoid possible damage to the work surface, cover the The microwave oven is set for recirculation installation. For wall or work surface. roof venting, changes must be made to the venting system. 1.
  • Page 5 5. Rotate blower motor end over end. Roof Venting Installation Only 1. Repeat Step 1 from “Wall Venting Installation Only.” 2. Repeat Step 2 from “Wall Venting Installation Only.” 3. Repeat Step 3 from “Wall Venting Installation Only.” 4. Repeat Step 4 from “Wall Venting Installation Only.” 5.
  • Page 6: Locate Wall Stud(S)

    Locate Wall Stud(s) NOTE: If no wall studs exist within the cabinet opening, do not 1. Using a stud finder, locate the edges of the wall stud(s) within install the microwave oven. the opening. See illustrations in “Possible Wall Stud Configurations.” 2.
  • Page 7: Mark Rear Wall

    5. With the support tabs facing forward (see illustrations in Mark Rear Wall “Locate Wall Stud(s)” section, align the mounting plate center markers to the centerline on the wall, making sure its bottom The microwave oven must be installed on a minimum of 1 wall edge is aligned to the horizontal line drawn in Step 3, and that stud, preferably 2, using a minimum of 1 lag screw, preferably 2.
  • Page 8: Attach Mounting Plate To Wall

    5. Insert lag screw(s) into the hole(s) drilled into wall stud(s) in Installation for Wall Stud at One End Hole (Figure 3) Step 2 of “Installation for No Wall Studs at End Holes” in the “Drill Holes in Rear Wall” section. 1.
  • Page 9: Install Damper Assembly

    5. Cut the 1 " (3.8 cm) diameter hole at the circular shaded area Install the Microwave Oven “G” on the template. This hole is for the power supply cord. NOTE: If upper cabinet is metal, the supply cord bushing needs to be installed around the supply cord hole, as shown.
  • Page 10: Complete Installation

    NOTE: If microwave oven does not need to be adjusted, skip 2. Connect vent to damper assembly. 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 covered surface. 8.
  • Page 11: Venting Design Specifications

    VENTING DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS This section is intended for architectural designer and Rectangular to Round Transition builder/contractor reference only. NOTE: The minimum 3" (7.6 cm) clearance must exist between NOTES: the top of the microwave oven and the rectangular to round transition piece so that the damper can open freely and fully.
  • Page 12: Assistance

    White 8171337 Black 8171338 Biscuit 8171339 Stainless Steel 99403 Almond See your authorized dealer or service center for details. W10217689A 461965621132 SP PN W10218086A 8/08 © 2008. All rights reserved. ® Registered Trademark/TM Trademark of KitchenAid, U.S.A. Printed in China...

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