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Install The Downdraft System - KitchenAid KSDG950ESS Installation Instructions Manual

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5. Align the template centerline with the centerline marked
on the floor. Align the folded edge of the template against
the rear wall.
NOTE: Secure the template to the floor with tape.

Install the Downdraft System

Determine which venting method to use: floor or rear wall
venting. Go to the section for your type of venting. Consider
the location of all utilities and ducts prior to determining final
position to ensure proper fit and location.
Rear Wall Venting
1. Determine where within area illustrated below the vent will
exit. Mark the vent hole for the type of venting you are using.
Check for obstructions (plumbing, electrical, wall studs,
etc.) before marking the vent hole location.
T he home venting system should terminate within
the defined area using 5" (12.7 cm) round venting.
A. 12" (30.5 cm)
B. 7½" (19 cm)
2. Draw an outline of the vent on the wall and cut the vent hole.
C. 8" (20.3 cm)
D. 5½" (14 cm)
A. Vent hole
3. Locate the blower.
4. Locate the blower outlet adapter in the installation parts kit.
5. Install the blower outlet adapter to the blower vent using
three 8-18 x ³⁄
" screws. Seal the connection with aluminum
foil tape.
6. Remove three felt pads from the gasket strip.
7. Remove the paper backing from the felt pads and apply
to the bottom of blower motor tabs.
NOTE: Felt pads reduce motor noise and aid in mounting
to uneven floors.
8. Position the blower on the template so that the blower
outlet adapter aligns with the home venting.
IMPORTANT: Make sure the blower motor is positioned
within the area as shown on the template.
9. Connect the home vent system to the blower outlet
adapter using sheet metal screws. Seal the connection
with aluminum foil tape.
10. Drill three ¹⁄
" (3 mm) pilot holes using the holes in the
blower motor tabs as guides.
11. Remove the template.
12. Mount the blower motor to the floor with three #10 x 1"
screws provided.
13. Go to the "Make Gas Connection" section.

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