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KitchenAid 30” Built-in Microwave Hood Installation Instructions Manual page 4

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This rricrowave oven is shipped wilh Ihe
blower assewed
for roof-venting instaltalion.
Acr&ments
musl be made for wall-venting and
ventless inslallation. Folbw the inslructions for
prapanng your microwave oven for the type 01
venling melhod you need
Roof-vented
installation:
a. Remove the lhree screws from the grille on
Ihe lop honl 01 Ihe microwave oven. Remove
Ihe grille. Set grille and screws aside.
b. Loosen rod relainer screws and remove
wall mounting plale from the rear of the
microwave oven.
c. Remove two, blower-plale screws. Slide
damper/duct conneclor under blower plate. Align
the damper/duct connector with the vent on top 01
the microwave oven. Use two tapping screws
(brtghlcobred)
lo attach damper/duct connector
lo Ihe microwave oven.
Wail-vented
installation:
a. Remove the lhree screws lrom Ihe grilte on the
top Iront of Ihe micmwave oven. Remove Ihe
gnlle. Sel grille and screws aside
b. Loosen rod retainer screws and remove wall
mounling plate from Ihe rear of the microwave
OVW
c. Remove and save the eight, btower.plate
screws and Mower plate.
d. Carefully pill the blower unit out of the
microwave oven. slipping wires out of clips
/
Fiaure 1 \
e. Rotate bbwer
wit end over
end. Rotate the
unit 9O'so that
Ihe exhaust
ports lace the
rear of the utit.
Slip wires into clips
at the upper letl hand corner
of blower unit. (See figure 1.)
I. Place bbwer unit back into nWowave oven.
g. Reattach Ihe bbwer plate to microwave oven
wilh the eight, bbwer- plale screws.
h. Atlach air intake cover wilh two tapping screws
(bnghl-colored).
Ventiess (recirculating)
instaiiatlon:
a.Remove the Ihree, recessed screws from
lhe grille on the front of the microwave oven
Push the grille up or down slighlly and pull
the grille towards you to remove. Set grille
and screws aside.
b. Loosen rod retainer screws and remove wall
mounting plate from the rear of Ihe microwave
c. Remove and save the eight, blower-plale
screws and Mower plale.
d. Carefully pill the blower unit out 01 the
microwave oven.
e. Rotate blower unit l/4 turn so that the exhaust
wrls face the trcmt of Ihe uril.
I. Place bbwer unit back into nicrowave oven.
g. Reattach the bbwer plate to microwave oven
with the eight, bbwer-plate screws.
h. Attach air inlake covertilh
lwo lapping screws
(brighlcolored).
Now start...
with
mkrowave oven
In ktlchen.
Remove shipping materials and
parts lmm inside microwave oven
Floor Damage Hazerd
Slide
range onto cardboard or hardboard
before moving across floor.
Failure lo do so
may
damage
floor
coverlng.
121
Cisconned at-d move Ihe
.
lreestatillg range out 01
the
mbinel openirq to provide easier
access to the upper cabinet and back wall.
Put
a
Ihick. prOledive OXeting over axklop.
dmpin range orcounlerlop lo prOtect from
damage
and din.
13.1
Using a plumb line and measuring
tape. determine and dearly mark a
vertkat center line on the waU in the
area the microwave oven is to be instalted. Find
and matlc the lccation ot the wall stud(s) on the
wall; then measure and mark their location on the
wall temptale. II one wall stud cannot be found in
the
area
the ticmwave
oven is lo be instalted,
consult a local tuitdng inspedor. Co Nol attempt
;oiz.all
ticrowave
oven if a wall stud cannot be
(4.1
Center wall lerrphte in opening by
lning up Ihe plumb line on wall with
center Ine on wall terrplate. Make
sure Ihe nirirrrrm width is 30 Inches and thal Ihe
top of the wall template is kcated a tinirrum
01
30 inches above Ihe cooking sudace. Securely
lape or lack the watt template to the wall.
Note:
- If cabinets are ml plum, adjust
the wall terrplate lo the cabinets.
- It lrord edge of cabinet is tower
than the bade edge, adbsl the
wall template so that it is bvel with
the cabinet front.

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