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I just bought a Whirlpool Velos Microwave Convection over the range microwave. We are in the process of installing it; had to change the vent, electrical hookup, etc. My question is, as large as this thing is, and as heavy, will the cabinet be able to support it? I have plaster walls which will give it some more support, but I think it weighs like 240 lb. I would hate to put up a shelf, that would seem pretty dumb, but I am concerned.

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The installation manual will specify the requirements.

If not, I would contact Whirlpool customer service.

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