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KitchenAid Architect Series II KIRD862VSS

36" Downdraft Ventilation System with 900 CFM External Pro Blower, Variable Speed Control, Automatic Shut-Off, Mesh Filters and Slider Control (Blower Sold Separately)


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Appliance Warranty Plan: This Plan is inclusive of the manufacturer's warranty and may be sold when purchasing qualifying appliances. This Plan provides in-home service. Coverage only applies to Products used non-commercially, unless a Commercial Service Agreement has also been purchased. Accessories and/or add-on options purchased separately and not essential to the basic function of the Product are not eligible for coverage.

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  • Fully Insured for Parts and Labor
  • Toll Free Number
  • Pre-screened & Authorized Service Providers
  • In-Home Repair
  • Repair or Replace Promise
  • No Deductibles or Hidden Charges - 100% Coverage of Parts and Labor
  • Plan is Transferable
  • Renewable
  • Multiple Repair Safeguard
  • Food Loss Protection
  • Power Surge Protection
  • Up to $250 Laundry Reimbursement

Exclusions: This Service Contract does not cover: unauthorized repairs or modifications; theft, abuse, misuse, neglect, vandalism, or environmental or weather conditions; any repair covered by a manufacturer's warranty; cosmetic or structural items; component(s) never covered by a manufacturer's warranty; loss of use during the period the product is at a repair facility or otherwise awaiting parts. In addition the plan does not cover damage to a non-operating part, damage to any part that is replaced periodicaly throughout the life cycle of the appliance. For a complete list of exclusions, please review the "Exclusions" section in the complete terms and conditions. This can be found at, view terms and conditions.

Warranty Options
1 Year Extension Warranty for a Single Appliance Under $1,500 remove plan $49.00
2 Year Extension Warranty for a Single Appliance Under $1,500 remove plan $99.00
3 Year Extension Warranty for a Single Appliance Under $1,500 remove plan $159.00
3 Year Date Of Delivery Warranty for a Single Appliance Under $1,500 remove plan $79.00
5 Year Date Of Delivery Warranty for a Single Appliance Under $1,500 remove plan $169.00
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KitchenAid has spent decades creating innovative products for the well-equipped kitchen. From commercial grade cooktops and wine cellars to stand mixers and an impressive assortment of cookware, bakeware and accessories, they offer virtually every culinary essential you could need.

Architect Series II
Architect Series II appliances are an evolution of performance and intuitive design that was inspired by, and created for, those who love to cook and entertain. The timeless appearance of the Architect Series II comes in the form of robust contoured handles and knobs, rounded corners, and seamless stainless steel edges. Mouthwatering performance is reflected in adjustable settings, intuitive displays and control graphics, and complementary features designed to work together for a smooth cooking experience.

KitchenAid is clearing the way with a retractable downdraft system that is 14" high, rising further above the cooktop to capture steam from tall stockpots and other cookware. The added height combines with a powerful external output to exhaust up to 900 CFM.
Venting Type: Downdraft - Retractable
Fan Control: Variable
Control Type: Slide/Push Button
Exhaust Rating: 900 CFM
Duct Outlet Size: 10" Round
Auto Off: Yes
Light: No
Grease Filters: Mesh
Dishwasher Safe Filters: Yes
Electrical Requirements: 120V, 60Hz, 15A
Width: 36 1/4"
Depth: 2 1/8"
Height: 28 3/4"
Retractable Vent Height: 13 1/2"
Motor Box Width: 13"
Motor Box Depth: 9 1/4"
Motor Box Height: 13"
Cutout Width: 33 1/2"
  • Exterior blower motor KPEC992M purchased separately.
  • 900 CFM Pro Motor Exterior-Mounted Power System
  • Exhausts steam, smoke and odors.
  • 600 CFM Pro Motor Interior-Mounted Power System
  • Exhausts steam, smoke and odors.
  • Variable Speed Fan Control
  • 14" Rise Height
  • Extends above most pans and stockpots to effectively capture steam.
  • Automatic Shut-Off When Retracted
  • Blends Into Countertop When Not In Use
  • Heavy-Duty Dishwasher-Safe Filters
  • Remove particles from the air.
  • Architect Series II Stainless Steel Trim
  • With optional interchangeable white or black top trim.
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Product Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by 1 reviewer.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Exhaust Pro We replaced our 16 year old downdraft (300 cfm, under cabinet fan) with a new KitchenAid unit (900 cfm, exterior mounted fan) in a kitchen island. It's like night and day... this downdraft exhausts like a champ! I liked this unit for 2 reasons, first, the controls are on the top and side, so we didn't need to install a control pad in the (newly installed) granite counters. Second, since this unit exhausts on either side, we were able to vent the downdraft in a small sink base cabinet verses in the cabinet under the cook top. With the exterior fan, this downdraft is very quiet. We have been doing a lot of stove top grilling, and have not had any exhaust problems. 11/17/10
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  • Type : Downdraft
  • Color : Stainless Steel
  • Venting Type : Ducted
  • Blower Type : External


  • Width : 36 1/4"
  • Depth : 2 1/8"
  • Height : 28 3/4"


  • CFM : 900
  • Dishwasher Safe Filters : Yes
  • Halogen Lighting : No
  • Approved for Outdoor Use : No

Technical Details

  • Energy Star Rated : No
  • Amps : 15
  • Voltage : 120 Volts
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