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Old 03-29-2012, 08:28 AM   #1
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Replacing a OTR Microwave that Vents Outside


I'm moving into a house that currently has an OTR Sharp microwave that vents outside (I can see duct above the microwave in the cabinet). I am going to replace the microwave with a stainless steel model but I'd still like the exhaust to be vented outside. Can I use the existing vent set up for my new microwave? If so, do I need to pay attention to where the vent comes out of the microwave on the new model or are they pretty much in the same location? Can I just buy any model of OTR microwave? Or is there going to be some re-duct work needed if the vent is not in the same location on the microwave?

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Replacing a OTR Microwave that Vents Outside


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Can I use the existing vent set up for my new microwave?
YES

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...are they pretty much in the same location?
Can I just buy (pretty much) any model of OTR microwave?
YES and YES

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...(might there be) some re-duct work needed...?
There might be but if so it should only be minor.

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