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Replace 9" Downdraft with 14" Downdraft

Topics:

  • What 14" Downdraft replaces a 9" Downdraft?
  • Is the 14" Downdraft a direct replacement for earlier Cooktop Downdrafts?
  • Installation differences between 9" and 14" Cooktop Downdrafts
  • What changes have to be made when replacing DD30I, DD30R, DD36I, DD36R, DD45I, DD45R with DD30, DD36, DD45?
  • What are the differences in opening depth, width, and height of 9" and 14" Downdrafts?
  • Convert from old to new DD
  • Ducting considerations from 9" Downdrafts to 14" Downdrafts

Answer:

Refer to the following chart for compatible replacement Downdraft models.

  • Older DD models cannot be converted to new style models.
  • The control module mounting screws are in a different position, and countertop will need to be redrilled.
  • Either downdraft will work with all Wolf Cooktops.
"Old" 9" Rise Downdraft"New" 14" Rise Downdraft
DD30IDD30
DD30R
DD36IDD36
DD36R
DD45IDD45
DD45R

Installation Differences:

Opening DepthOpening WidthOverall Countertop DepthOverall Cabinet DepthElectrical SupplyControl ModuleBlower Differences
Standard Install
  • Likely no change
  • 14" DD = 2-11/16"
  • 9" DD = 2-3/4"
  • Change required

14" Downdraft:

  • DD30 = 27-1/2"
  • DD36 = 33-1/2"
  • DD45 = 39-1/2"

9" Downdraft:

  • DD30 = 27"
  • DD36 = 33"
  • DD45 = 42"
  • No change
  • Downdraft installed with a Cooktop requires a minimum 25 1/8" flat countertop.
  • Downdraft installed with a Sealed Burner Rangetop requires a minimum 30" flat countertop.
  • No change
  • Downdraft installed with a Cooktop requires a minimum 24" cabinet.
  • Downdraft installed with a Sealed Burner Rangetop requires a minimum 27 1/4" cabinet.
  • Likely no change
  • Requires a 120 V AC, 60 Hz, 15 amp circuit.
  • A 4' power cord is supplied with the 14" rise Downdrafts.
  • A 2 1/2' power cord was supplied with the 9" rise Downdrafts.
  • Modification Needed
  • Mounting screws are in a different position, and countertop will need to be redrilled.
  • Control modules are the same size.
  • Change required
  • 14" Downdraft blowers are sold separately.
  • 9" and 14" Downdraft blowers are not compatible.
  • Changes in ducting may be necessary.
  • For further ventilation information, refer to the Wolf Ventilation Guide.
Refer to the Wolf Design Guide for additional design specifications. For further ventilation information, refer to the Wolf Ventilation Guide.

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