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Blower Motor - KitchenAid KXW8730YSS0 Installation Instructions And Use & Care Manual

30" 36" and 48" (76.2 cm, 91.4 cm and 121.9 cm) commercial style wall-mount canopy range hood
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Push the right end of the motor mounting plate up and snap it
into the spring tab.
NOTE: The spring tab should be outside the slot in the
mounting plate.
A. Motor mounting plate
B. Spring clip
Align mounting holes and install 6 x 16 mm screws and
6.4 mm lock washers.
A. Screw with lock washer
B. Mounting
Attach power supply connector from the range hood to the
connector on the blower motor assembly wiring box.
NOTE: Your range hood requires you to purchase either an
internal type or an in-line (external type) blower motor system.
See "Blower Motor System" in the "Accessories"
Prepare for Mounting
the In-Line Blower System
The in-line blower system must be fastened to a secure structure
of the roof, ceiling, wall, floor, or new or existing frame
The 4 holes on either the inlet (bottom) side or the
outlet (top) side of the blower must be used to mount the in-line
blower system to the structure.
NOTE: The mounting hole locations must span the studs.
Additional stud framing may be required. Plywood may be used
to span open areas between ceiling joists or roof rafters to aid
installation. This structure must be strong enough to support the
weight of the in-line blower system (50 Ib [22.6 kg] min).
Prepare the In-line Blower System
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install in-line
blower motor system.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
1. Using 2 or more people, move the in-line blower motor
system to the mounting location.
2. Remove the 10 screws from the front cover of the in-line
blower motor housing and set them aside.
3. Remove the front cover of the in-line blower motor housing
and set it aside.
NOTE: To make the blower motor housing easier to mount,
the blower motor assembly can be removed. If you do not
want to remove the blower motor assembly, proceed to
"Install In-line Blower System" in this section.
4. Disconnect
the motor electrical plug from the blower motor
5. Remove the screws that secure the blower motor assembly
to the in-line blower housing and set them aside.
6. Pull the spring clip to release the blower motor assembly.
Remove the blower motor assembly from the housing and
place it on a covered surface.
A. Wiring box connector
B. Power supply connector from range hood
Go to the "Make Electric Power Supply Connection to Range
Hood" section.
A. Front cover
B. Blower mounting screws
C. Spring clip
D. Motor electrical plug


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