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Electrical Requirements; Installation Steps - KitchenAid 24" Above-the-Counter Microwave Oven Installation Instructions Manual

24" above-the-counter microwave oven
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Electrical requirements

WARNING
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3-prong
outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these
instructions can result in
death, fire, or electrical shock.
IMPORTANT: Observe all
governing codes and ordinances.
It is the customer's responsibility:
To contact a qualified electrical
installer.
To assure that the electrical
installation is adequate and in
conformance with National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 —
latest edition*, and all local codes
and ordinances.

Installation steps

WARNING
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move
and install microwave oven.
Failure to do so can result in
back or other injury.
1.
Place oven on protective
covering. Turn oven on one of its
sides.
tape
4
You must have:
120-volt, 60Hz, AC-only, 15 or 20
amp, fused electrical supply.
outlet located in the upper
cabinet as close as possible to
the microwave hood.
We recommend:
a time-delay fuse or circuit
breaker.
a separate circuit serving this
appliance only.
If codes permit and a separate
ground wire is used, it is
recommended that a qualified
electrician determine that the
ground path is adequate.
Radio or TV Interference
Should there be any interference
caused by the microwave oven to
your radio or TV, check that the
microwave oven is on a different
electrical circuit, relocate the
radio or TV as far away from the
oven as feasible or check position
and signal of receiving antenna.
2.
Remove mounting plate
from the back of the oven as
follows:
remove
screw
bottom of
microwave
a.
There are two levers, one on
each side of the oven bottom.
One of the levers is held in
place with a screw. This lever
and screw are covered with a
strip of tape. Remove tape.
b.
Use Phillips screwdriver to
remove screw from lever. Set
mounting
screw aside, it will be
plate
reinstalled at Step 16.
lever
mounting
plate
3-prong
ground plug
power
ground
supply
prong
3-prong
cord
ground-type
wall receptacle
Recommended ground
method
For your personal safety, this
appliance must be grounded. This
appliance is equipped with a power
supply cord having a 3-prong
ground plug. To minimize possible
shock hazard, the cord must be
plugged into a mating 3-prong
ground-type wall outlet, grounded
in accordance with the National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 —
latest edition*, and all local codes
and ordinances.
Copies of the standards listed may be
obtained from:
* National Fire Protection Association
One Batterymarch Park
Quincy, Massachusetts 02269
use screwdriver to
assist in releasing
mounting plate
pull out
lever
bottom of
microwave
c.
Release mounting plate by
pulling out lever.
d.
When lever is out, pull that
side of the mounting plate
away from the oven.
e.
Repeat Steps c and d on lever
on other side.
mounting
plate

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