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KitchenAid KPEU722M Installation Instructions And Use And Care Manual page 3

1200 cfm (34.0 m3/m) exterior blower
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WARNING
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move
and install external blower.
Failure to do so can result in back
or other injury.
1.
Discard any cardboard packaging
from the blower wheel.
2.
Attach the black plastic vent
collar to the exterior blower using the
four screws provided.
3.
Remove the back cover, wiring
box cover and electrical wiring
knockout.
4.
In the knockout, attach the
U.L./CSA-listed strain relief.
Note: For most installations, it is
recommended that the strain relief be
installed so that it can be tightened from
inside the exterior blower housing.
5.
Reattach the wiring box cover
loosely. It will be removed again in Step
2 of "Making electrical and vent
connections."
Follow the instructions for your type
(wall or roof) installation.
14"
(35.6 cm)
34"
(86.4 cm)
9-3/8"
(23.8 cm)
10-5/8"
(27 cm)
1-1/4"
(3.0 cm)
15"
dia. hole
(38.1 cm)
27-1/2" (69.9 cm)
WALL INSTALLATIONS
1.
Choose a location on an outside
wall where no wall studs, wires, pipes,
etc. run through the opening area. A
minimum distance of 24" (61 cm) from
exterior blower to ground may be
required depending on local code.
Make sure to leave room for anticipated
snowfall in your region.
2.
Drill the guide hole in the center
of the 11" (27.9 cm) diameter opening
area.
3.
Mark a 27-1/2" x 34" (69.9 x
86.4 cm) rectangle on wall as indicated
in FIGURE 1.
4.
Cut a rectangular hole in the
siding only. Do not cut sheathing. Nail
down all siding ends.
5.
Mark an 11" (27.9 cm) diameter
circle around Guide Hole as indicated in
FIGURE 1. Mark center of the 1-1/4" (or
3.0 cm) diameter hole for electrical
wiring as indicated in FIGURE 1.
6.
Cut 11" (27.9 cm) diameter hole
in sheathing. Drill the 1-1/4" (or 3.0 cm)
diameter electrical wiring hole.
7.
Run a large bead of caulk on the
back side of the housing along the outer
edge.
8.
Center the exterior blower ring in
the 11" (27.9 cm) diameter hole, making
sure that the 1-1/4" (or 3.0 cm)
diameter electrical wiring hole lines up
with the hole in the wiring box.
11" (27.9 cm)
dia. hole
guide
hole
(58.4 cm)
FIGURE 1
(for wall
installations)
9.
Attach the exterior blower to wall
using screws appropriate for your
installation. All four holes in the back
panel must be filled to prevent moisture
that may get inside the exterior blower
housing from leaking into the home.
10.
screw heads with caulk.
11.
vent connections", Page 4.
ROOF INSTALLATIONS
1.
Choose location on rear slope of
roof that minimizes vent run. Avoid
obstacles such as TV leads, electric
lines, etc. If exterior blower top is level
with roof peak, it will not be seen from
street. Remember this location as you
work from inside the attic.
2.
Mark a point half-way between the
rafters and drill a guide hole at this point.
3.
From the outside, using the guide
hole as a starting point, mark the
rectangular cut-out as indicated in
FIGURE 2. Remove only the shingles in
this area.
4.
Mark an 11" (27.9 cm) diameter
circle around guide hole as indicated in
FIGURE 2. Mark center of the 1-1/4" (or
3.0 cm) diameter hole for the electrical
wiring as indicated in FIGURE 2.
5.
Cut out the roof boards along the
11" (27.9 cm) diameter circle. Drill the
1-1/4" (or 3.0 cm) diameter electrical
wiring hole.
12-3/4"
(32.4 cm)
23"
9-3/8"
(23.8 cm)
10-5/8"
1-1/4"
(27 cm)
(3.0 cm)
13-3/4"
dia. hole
(34.9 cm)
25" (63.5 cm)
Seal all around the mounting
Go to "Making electrical and
11" (27.9 cm)
dia. hole
guide
hole
FIGURE 2
(for roof
installations)
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