Installation of down-draft exhaust duct for Jenn-Aire cook top
I have a Jenn-Aire cook top w/ grill. # JDS 9860 AAP MODULAR W/ DOWNDRAFT Bought about 1 year ago. Just trying to install it.The unit was stored and somehow the instruction were lost. Just need to know what type of duct is needed. Many thanks
Re: Installation of down-draft exhaust duct for Jenn-Aire...
We're buying a JES9900BAF for an island and found ducting instructions in the installation guide. Go to jennair.com and find the page for your range model. Then click on the "Specs/Literature" tab (it's about 2/3 down the page). The installation guide is a PDF document.
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You should just be able to set the cooktop in after you attach the downdraft, usually there are tabs on the downdraft that clamp on to the granite cutout. There is probably a closed-cell foam strip that runs under the lip of the cooktop, I would just make sure it seals to the granite properly (no gaps) and put a couple dabs of silicone in between the lip of the cooktop and the granite. Usually the cooktop is heavy enough that the silicone will keep it from moving around.
1) turn off power at the breaker.
2) remove hold down screws
3) pop up cooktop out of counter top
4) remove knobs and downdraft grille
5) remove ceramic top (screws around outside and also in side grille opening)
6) unplug burners replace with new burner
I can't imagine directing the downdraft vent back up to a traditional hood type system. Why bother, just don't use the downdraft or get a cooktop without a down draft and save money.
In granite, yes for any cooktop as long as someone can cut the correct size hole. Cooktops must be installed so the top is just about flush with the countertop. They all come with a template for cutting the right size hole in the countertop.
you definalty should feels air moving, providing hte unit is ON. when not in use there should be mo draft( minimal at best) if there is still a draft when unit is off, i would check where it exhausts outside, there should be flap tha closes when not inuse