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KitchenAid KHMS2056SSS4 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. 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.
Table of Contents
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 ExternalVenting ............................... 4
Locate Wall Stud(s)......................................................................... 6
Mark RearWall................................................................................ 7
Drill Holes in RearWall.................................................................... 7
Attach Mounting Plate to Wall........................................................ 8
Prepare Upper Cabinet................................................................... 8
Install the Microwave Oven ............................................................ 9
Install Filters.................................................................................. 10
Complete Installation.................................................................... 10
VENTING DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS............................................ 1 1
ASSISTANCE ................................................................................... 12
Replacement Parts ....................................................................... 12
MICROWAVE
HOOD COMBINATION
SAFETY
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
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:
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
follow
instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
instructions.
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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  • 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. 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.
  • 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. "7 .._._a_S(_ ¸_ " 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 Installation Dimensions NOTE: The grounded 3 prong outlet must be inside the upper cabinet. See "Electrical Requirements" section. 12" (30.5 cra) rain. 13" (33.0 cra) max. upper cabinet iside cabinet depth Electrical Shock Hazard L[ ......33" Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
  • Page 4: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS 2. With vent deflector oriented as shown (wide side down), slide it back and under the back edge of the vent opening. Depending on your model, the mounting plate may be in the foam packaging, or it may be attached to the back of the microwave oven.
  • Page 5 Secure vent deflector with 2 mounting screws (1 on each end). Position the damper assembly so that the long tab slides into the slot on the right side of the damper vent opening, as shown. Then secure with mounting screw. A.
  • Page 6 Leca :e Wa llt S ,ud(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: Locate Wall Stud(S)

    Holding the mounting plate in place, find the wall stud centerline(s) drawn in Step 2 of "Locate Wall Stud(s)," and mark at least 1, preferably 2 hole(s) through the mounting The microwave oven must be installed on a minimum of 1 wall plate, closest to the wall stud centerline(s).
  • Page 8: Drill Holes In Rearwall

    Insert a lag screw into the remaining end hole. If installing on a second wall stud, insert a lag screw into the other hole drilled in Step 2 of "Installation for Wall Stud at One NOTE: Secure the mounting plate to the wall at both end holes End Hole"...
  • Page 9 4. With front of microwave oven still tilted, thread power supply cord through the power supply cord hole in the bottom of the For Roof Venting Installation Only upper cabinet. 7. Cut 3/4" (19 mm) hole at one corner of the shaded rectangular area "F"...
  • Page 10: Install Filters

    To Install Filters: For Roof Venting Installation Only 1. Make sure filters are stacked in the filter frame as shown above. 1. Insert damper assembly through the cabinet cutout so that the 2. Install the filters by inserting the wide tab of the filter frame long tab of the damper assembly slides into the slot on the left into the inner portion of the filter housing, then swinging the side of the damper vent opening, as shown.
  • 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 A 31/4 '' x 10" (8.3 x 25.4 cm) rectangular or 6" (15.2 cm) round vent 6" (15.2 cm) vent system = 73 ft (22.2 m) total should be used. The total length of the vent system including straight vent, elbow(s), transitions and wall or roof caps must not exceed the 6 ft (1.8m) equivalent of 140 ft (42.7 m) for either type of vent.