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GE EMO300SS microwave

Hello:  I hope you can help.  6 mo ago I bought a GE microwave and had it professionally installed.  I kept all the paperwork given to me.  It is currently venting inside.  However, I want to vent this outside and will have a handy man do this for me.  My question--there are no instructions in the owner's manual to tell me if this microwave can convert to venting outside.  I have researched and found that most if not all convert to outside, but no instructions are provided to do this convertion.  PLEASE HELP, as I can't afford to buy another one and because of the moisture (I can vegetables) i'm afraid of what will happen to my kitchen without this venting outside.

thanks for any help you can give me


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You will need the installation instructions, You can find them by entering your FULL model number here:

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Yes this can be done.  The unit will need to be taken down and the vent fan will need to be reversed.

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