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Range Vent Hood Downdraft Vent Won't go up

The 2 most common part(s) or condition(s) which contribute to the symptom Range vent hood downdraft vent won't go up are listed below. Check or test each item and watch any available videos. If you are still unable to solve the problem you may need to do additional research and troubleshooting. Remember, with our 365 Days. Period.® return policy you can return any part for any reason. So, go ahead and buy it to try it. No other parts retailer offers this unconditional return policy.


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Rocker Switch

If the range vent hood downdraft vent won't go up the rocker switch might be defective. Watch our video on switch testing and test this switch for continuity.

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Drive Motor

If the range vent hood downdraft vent won't go up, the drive motor might be burned out or defective. The motor can be checked for electrical continuity with an Ohm meter. If the motor is running, but too slowly or seems to be straining even though the vent hood moves up and down easily, the motor might be worn out and need to be replaced.

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