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KitchenAid KHMS2056SBL0 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. For gas
cooktop, we recommend that the combined cooking surface rating does not exceed 50,000 BTU/hr. 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.
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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 Microwave 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 Microwave 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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  • 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. For gas cooktop, we recommend that the combined cooking surface rating does not exceed 50,000 BTU/hr. See “Installation Requirements”...
  • Page 2: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS The microwave oven is set for recirculation installation. For external (wall or roof) venting, see “Venting Design Specifications” section. Tools and Parts Location Requirements Check the opening where the microwave oven will be installed. Tools Needed The location must provide: Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
  • 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 36" (91.4 cm) min. Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. 12" (30.5 cm) min. 33" (83.2 cm) 13"...
  • Page 4: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Remove Mounting Plate Convert Microwave Oven to External Venting NOTE: To avoid possible damage to the work surface, cover the work surface. (for wall or roof venting only) 1. Remove any remaining contents from the microwave oven The microwave oven is set for recirculation installation. For wall or cavity.
  • Page 5 3. When the vent deflector is as far back as it can easily slide, flip 3. Save the cover for possible change of venting method in the it so that the wide side is to the back of the microwave oven, future.
  • 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

    Wall Venting Installation Only 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. Centerline Upper cabinet bottom 1. Using measuring tape, find and clearly mark the vertical centerline of the opening.
  • Page 8: Attach Mounting Plate To Wall

    Wall Stud at One Corner Hole (Figure 3) Attach Mounting Plate to Wall NOTE: Secure the mounting plate to the wall at both bottom 1. With the support tabs of the mounting plate facing forward, corner holes drilled into the wall studs and/or drywall using either insert a 1/4-20 x 3"...
  • Page 9: Install The Microwave Oven

    5. Cut the 1 " (3.8 cm) diameter hole at the circular shaded area “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. A.
  • Page 10: Complete Installation

    10. With the microwave oven centered, and with at least one 2. Connect vent to damper assembly. person holding it in place, insert bolts through upper cabinet into microwave oven. Tighten bolts until there is no gap between upper cabinet and microwave oven. NOTES: Some upper cabinets may require bolts longer or shorter than 3"...
  • 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

    Recommended Vent Length ASSISTANCE x 10 (8.3 x 25.4 cm) rectangular or 6 (15.2 cm) round vent " " " Call your authorized dealer or service center. When you call, you should be used. will need the microwave oven model number and serial number. The total length of the vent system including straight vent, Both numbers can be found on the model and serial number elbow(s), transitions and wall or roof caps must not exceed the...

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