Frigidaire makes several over-the-range microwave models that are all
installed in the same manner. To install correctly, you must have at
least 45 1/2 inches from the bottom of the top cabinet to the cooking
surface of the stove to provide enough clearance for the microwave. The
top cabinet must also be at least 30 inches wide and 12 inches deep.
Find someone to help you, then follow the steps below to install your
Things You'll Need:
Stud finder or hammer
Pull your range away from the wall so you can work comfortably. If this
is not possible, cover it with a drop cloth. Find and mark the locations
of the studs in the wall behind the range. They will be either 16 or 24
Follow the instructions on the wall template to mark the location of the
mounting bracket and the four anchor holes on the wall and the bottom
of the cabinet. Drill the anchor holes. Follow the instructions on the
top cabinet template to mark and drill the two holes in the bottom of
Attach the mounting bracket to the wall studs using the six wood screws
included with your microwave. Screw the toggle nuts onto the toggle
bolts and push one through each of the four drilled holes. Screw each
toggle bolt until the nut is snug against the inside of the wall.
Pick up the oven with your helper. Plug the oven into the outlet and
slide the oven onto the mounting bracket arms. Push the oven back
against the wall. Tighten the two screws on the microwave faceplate to
fasten the microwave to the mounting bracket arms.
Attach the louver to the top of the microwave with the three provided
screws. Insert the two top cabinet screws and washers from the top
cabinet into the microwave and fasten tightly.