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Frigidaire 316495064 Installation Instructions Manual

Frigidaire over the range microwave oven installation instructions
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BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Read these instructions completely and carefully.
IMPORTANT –
instructions for local inspector's use.
IMPORTANT –
governing codes and ordinances.
Note to Installer –
instructions with the Consumer.
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Over the Range

Microwave Oven

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Note to Consumer –
instructions for future reference.
• Skill level – Installation of this appliance requires
basic mechanical and electrical skills.
• Proper installation is the responsibility of the installer.
• Product failure due to improper installation is not
covered under the Warranty.
KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Keep these
READ CAREFULLY.
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  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    • Skill level – Installation of this appliance requires basic mechanical and electrical skills. • Proper installation is the responsibility of the installer. • Product failure due to improper installation is not covered under the Warranty. KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS Keep these READ CAREFULLY. p/n 316495064...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Preparation of Top Cabinet ...13 Adapting Microwave Blower for Outside top Exhaust Checking for Proper Damper Operation ...14 Mount the Microwave Oven ...14 15 Adjust the Exhaust Adaptor ...15 Connecting Ductwork...15 Outside Back Exhaust ... 16–19 Preparing Rear Wall for Outside Back Exhaust...16...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    15- to 20- ampere branch circuit single grounded outlet. The outlet box should be located in the cabinet above the microwave oven. The outlet box and supply circuit should be installed by a qualified electrician and conform to the National Electrical...
  • Page 4: Damage-Shipment/ Installation

    Installation Instructions DAMAGE—SHIPMENT/ INSTALLATION • If the unit is damaged in shipment, return the unit to the store in which it was bought for repair or replacement. • If the unit is damaged by the customer, repair or replacement is the responsibility of the customer. •...
  • Page 5: Tools You Will Need

    Cabinet Needs to 30“ (76.2 cm)wide and free of obstructions. be 30″ (76.2 cm) • or More from the If you are going to vent your microwave oven Cooking Surface to the outside, see Hood Exhaust Section for “ exhaust duct preparation.
  • Page 6: Placement Of The Mounting Plate

    Installation Instructions PLACEMENT OF THE MOUNTING PLATE REMOVING THE MICROWAVE OVEN FROM THE CARTON/ REMOVING THE MOUNTING PLATE Remove the installation instructions, filters, glass tray and the small hardware bag. Do not remove the Styrofoam protecting the front of the oven. Fold back all 4 carton flaps fully against carton sides.
  • Page 7: Determining Wall Plate Location

    Installation Instructions DETERMINING WALL PLATE LOCATION UNDER YOUR CABINET Plate position—beneath flat bottom cabinet Mounting Plate Tabs Touching the Cabinet Bottom Plate position—beneath recessed bottom cabinet with front overhang Plate position—beneath framed recessed cabinet bottom Your cabinets may have decorative trim that interferes with the microwave installation.
  • Page 8: Aligning The Wall Plate

    ALIGNING THE WALL PLATE Hole A CAUTION: Wear gloves to avoid cutting fingers on sharp edges. Draw a vertical line on the wall at the center of the 30″ (76.2 cm) wide space. Use the mounting plate as the template for the rear wall.
  • Page 9: Installation Types

    INSTALLATION TYPES This microwave oven is designed for adaptation to the following three types of ventilation: A. Outside Top Exhaust (Vertical Duct) B. Outside Back Exhaust (Horizontal Duct) C. Recirculating (Non-Vented Ductless) OUTSIDE TOP EXHAUST (VERTICAL DUCT) See page 12...
  • Page 10: Hood Exhaust

    HOOD EXHAUST NOTE: Read these next two pages only if you plan to vent your exhaust to the outside. If you plan to recirculate the air back into the room, proceed to page 6. OUTSIDE TOP EXHAUST (EXAMPLE ONLY) The following chart describes an example of one possible ductwork installation.
  • Page 11 Installation Instructions NOTE: If you need to install ducts, note that the total ” x 10” (8.2 x 25.4 cm) rectangular or duct length of 3 ⁄ 6” (15.2 cm) diameter round duct should not exceed 120 equivalent feet (36.5 m). Outside ventilation requires a HOOD EXHAUST DUCT.
  • Page 12: Aoutside Top Exhaust

    INSTALLATION OVERVIEW A1. Attach Mounting Plate to Wall A2. Prepare Top Cabinet Adapting Microwave Blower for Outside Top Exhaust A4. Check Damper Operation Mount Microwave Oven Adjust Exhaust Adaptor A7. Connect Ductwork IMPORTANT NOTES: • Make sure the screws for the...
  • Page 13: Preparation Of Top Cabinet

    Installation Instructions USE TOP CABINET TEMPLATE FOR PREPARATION OF TOP CABINET You need to drill holes for the top support screws, a hole large enough for the power cord to fit through, and a cutout large enough for the exhaust adaptor. •...
  • Page 14: Checking For Proper Damper Operation

    MOUNT THE MICROWAVE OVEN FOR EASIER INSTALLATION AND PERSONAL SAFETY, WE RECOMMEND THAT TWO PEOPLE INSTALL THIS MICROWAVE OVEN. IMPORTANT: Do not grip or use handle Back of during installation. Microwave NOTE: If your cabinet is metal, use the nylon grommet around the power cord hole to prevent cutting of the cord.
  • Page 15: Mount The Microwave Oven

    OVEN (cont.) Cabinet Front Cabinet Bottom Shelf Self-Aligning Screw Microwave Oven Top 4 Attach the microwave oven to the top cabinet. Insert 2 self-aligning screws through outer top cabinet holes. Turn two full turns on each screw. Tighten the outer two screws to the top of the microwave oven.
  • Page 16: Boutside Back Exhaust

    B1. Prepare Rear Wall B2. Remove Blower Plate B3. Attach Mounting Plate to Wall B4. Prepare Top Cabinet B5. Adjust Blower B6. Mount the Microwave Oven IMPORTANT NOTES: • Make sure the screws for the blower motor and blower plate are securely tightened when they are reinstalled.
  • Page 17: Attach Mounting Plate To Wall

    Installation Instructions ATTACH THE MOUNTING PLATE TO THE WALL Attach the plate to the wall using toggle bolts. At least one wood screw must be used to attach the plate to a wall stud. Remove the toggle wings from the bolts. Insert the bolts into the mounting plate through the holes designated to go into drywall and reattach the toggle wings to...
  • Page 18: Adapting Microwave Blower For Outside Back Exhaust

    Back of Microwave NOTE: The blower unit exhaust openings should match exhaust openings on rear of microwave oven. Secure the blower unit to the microwave with the original screw. Back of Microwave After Rerouting Replace the blower plate in the same position as before with the screw.
  • Page 19: Mount The Microwave Oven

    Tighten the outer two screws to the top of the microwave oven. (While tightening screws, hold the microwave oven in place against the wall and the top cabinet.) Install grease filters. See the Owner’s Manual packed with the microwave.
  • Page 20: Recirculating

    RECIRCULATING INSTALLATION OVERVIEW C1. Attach Mounting Plate to Wall C2. Prepare Top Cabinet C3. Check Blower Plate Mount the Microwave Oven Install or change Charcoal Filter IMPORTANT NOTES: • Make sure the screws for the blower motor and blower plate are securely tightened when they are reinstalled.
  • Page 21: Check Blower Plate

    Cabinet Front Cabinet Bottom Shelf Self-Aligning Screw Microwave Oven Top Attach the microwave oven to the top cabinet. Lift microwave, tilt it forward, and hook slots at back bottom edge onto four lower tabs of mounting plate.
  • Page 22 Tighten the outer two screws to the top of the microwave oven. (While tightening screws, hold the microwave oven in place against the wall and the top cabinet.) Install grease filters. See the Owner’s Manual packed with the microwave.
  • Page 23: Before You Use Your Microwave

    BEFORE YOU USE YOUR MICROWAVE Make sure the microwave oven has been installed according to instructions. Remove all packing material from the microwave oven. Install turntable ring and glass tray in cavity Replace house fuse or turn breaker back on.
  • Page 24 Printed in China...