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Product Support - KitchenAid 2000491 Installation Instructions Manual

36” built-in refrigerator
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Product support
A solid soffit or a wood block
is required to prevent the
refrigerator from tlpping forward
after it Is Installed.
Determine what height the
refrigerator will be when it is
installed to fit opening. Determine
the'height to the top of the cover at
the final installed height you plan
to use.
Personal Injury/Property Damage Hazard
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Unit is topheavy and may tip forward
when the doors are opened.
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A solid soffi or 2" wood block is required
above the refrigerator to prevent tipping
during use.
l
If solid soffit is more than 1 inch above
refrigerator, a wood block must be
installed on the wall not more than
l/4 inch above the refrigerator cover.
Failure to follow these instnxtions
could
result in personal injury or property damage
Your installation location may vary
from the examples shown. However,
you must support the refrigerator
with a wood block or other adequate
means of support located l/4"
above the cover.
Locale anti-tip
wood blocks
a maximum
of 114"
When a soffit Is not available,
locate wall studs in the refrigerator
opening. Center one wood block
and use wood screws to attach the
wood block to the wall studs. Make
sure screws engage wall studs a
minimum of 1 -l/2". Screw the
second wood block to the front of
the first block. The wood blocks
must extend 2 inches beyond the
ends of the cover.
rear wall.
E2"
block(s)
Block(s)
must
extend IO fully
cover width
of cover.
important:
Block s) must
exten 6 at least
2" over cover.
(more than 1"
-
Anti-tip
wood
block(s)
pY'
max.
ccover
\
rear wall
if soffit Is more than one Inch
above cover, locate wall
studs in the refrigerator opening.
Center one wood block and use
wood screws to attach the wood
block to the wall studs. Make.
sure screws engage wall studs a
minimum of l-l /2". Screw the
second wood block to the front
of the first block. The wood block(s)
must extend 2 inches beyond the
ends of the cover.
soffit-
(less than 1"
above
cover)
If soffit Is less than one Inch
above cover, a wood support
is not needed.
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