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Hello..It is my Pleasure To Be Working With You Today...Slide in range yes..Wall ovens most often have space clearance issues..CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION...Scroll down for the various options..There are also updraft options for the slide in models..Thanks Bob
Hi. Thank you for your response. The link you provided was to a Jenn-Air range/ vent system.
Are there any other options. Is it possible to put a normal slide-in range with a separate downdraft vent system? E.g., with vent motor facing away from the range.
I am trying to install a Frigidaire 30" slide-in Gas Range Model #FPGS3085KF) with a Maytag 30" Retractable Downdraft System Model #UXD8630DYS. However the Maytag manual seems to imply that the downdraft vent needs at least a few inches of clearance in the front of it - even if the blower / motor is installed on the back.
Everything that I've read or looked at shows a downdraft vent system installed with a cooktop not a stove. So before I go spend a lot of money on the downdraft system I really want to make sure I'll be able to install it with my stove.
I don't think this is really a question about space. This will be installed on an island. my question is whether the two items can be installed together as I haven't seen any pictures where they are - the Maytag instructions always have the Maytag installed with a cooktop not a range. So, for example, I am wondering whether the downdraft needs space / clearance in front of it for some reason. Or what if the back of the range gets hot - won't that be an issue if it's touching the downdraft vent?
Ok. They Maytag instructions also seem to imply that the downdraft needs a few inches of clearance in front of it (possibly up to 4"). We would like to install the downdraft directly in back of the range so that the two will most likely be touching / in contact. We have enough room in the back to put the motor and drill the hole for the vent duct work.
So can we install the two items so that they are so close as to be touching? Thx
It's obviously difficult to have this conversation over the internet without talking directly. Is it possible for you to look at the Maytag installation instructions?
It is not clear to me whether the Maytag requires clearance in front of the unit. I don't know why it would. That is why I asked whether we could install them together so that they are touching (back of range / front of downdraft vent) - with motor / blower of vent on opposite side. That is the key thing I need to figure out. If I have to install the vent four or more inches back from the range, then it will be pointless to have a vent (it would be too far back to suck up smoke, etc).
totally get that. I know the motor needs to be on the back. if it's on the back, can the two items be touching or does the maytag need space / clearance in front of it?