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Replace Standard Microwave Model MW24 with Model MS24

Topics:

  • What Standard Microwave replaces MW24?
  • Is the MS24 a direct replacement for earlier Standard Microwave?
  • Installation differences between the old Standard Microwave and new Standard Microwave
  • What changes have to be made when replacing MW24 with MS24?
  • What are the differences in opening depth, width, and height of old and new microwaves?
  • Can a trim from the MW24 be reused?

Answer:

The trim kits for MW24 and MS24 model microwaves are the same.

See also:

Note that the model MW24 has been discontinued. See also, Microwave Model Timeline.

Refer to the following chart for compatible replacement Standard Microwaves.

Installation with Trim:

 Opening DepthOpening WidthOpening HeightElectrical RequirementsNotes
Standard
  • No change
  • 20"
  • No change
  • 27" Trim = 25-1/4"
  • 30" Trim = 27-1/2"
  • No change
  • 17"
  • No change needed
  • Requires a 120 V AC, 60 Hz, 15 amp circuit.
  • MW24 came with a 3' power cord with grounded plug.
  • MS24 comes with a 4' power cord with grounded plug.

E and L Series Trim Overlap

  • No change
Flush Inset
  • Likely no change
  • MW24 = 20 1/8"
  • MS24 = 23-1/4"
  • Most cabinets are made to a standard 24" depth.
  • No change
  • 27" E Series Trim = 27 1/8"
  • 30" E Series Trim = 30 1/8"
  • No change
  • 18-1/2"

Finished cleats:

  • No change
  • 27" E Series Trim = 15/16"
  • 30" E Series Trim = 1 5/16"
 
Refer to the Wolf Design Guide for additional design specifications. Contact a Local Dealer for further sales information.

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