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Product Support - KitchenAid 2000493 Installation Instructions Manual

48" built-in refrigerator
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A solid soffit or a wood block
is required to prevent the
refrigerator from tipping 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 top-heavy and may tip forward
when the doors are opened.
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A solid soff it or 2" wood block is required
above the refrigerator to prevent tipping
during use.
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if solid soffrt is more than 1 inch above
refrigerator, a wood block must be
installed on the wail not more than
l/4 inch above the refrigerator cover.
Failure to follow these instructions 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.
Locate anti-tip
wood blocks
a maximum
of 114"
1
above cover.
rear wail
When a sofflt is not available,
locate wail studs in the refrigerator
opening. Center one wood block
and use wood screws to attach the
wood block to the wail studs. Make
sure screws engage wail 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.
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block(s)
Block(s)
must
extend to fully
cover wldfh
of cover.
important:
Block(s)
must
extend al least
2" over cover.
sotnt -
(more than 1"
sbve
cQver)!
Anti-tip
,wood
block(s)
k
114" max.
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cover
wail
if soffit Is more than one inch
above cover, locate wail
studs in the refrigerator opening.
Center one wood block and use
wood screws to attach the wood
block to the wail studs. Make
sure screws engage wail studs a
minimum of 1 -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.
c
soff it-
(less than 1"
above
cover)
4
- cover
\
rear wail
If sofflt is less than one inch
above cover, a wood support
is not needed.
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