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Range Vent Hood Doesn't Vent to The Outside

The 6 most common part(s) or condition(s) which cause the symptom Range vent hood doesn't vent to the outside are listed below starting with the most likely. Check or test each item and watch any available videos.


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To see parts for your range vent hood, you need to enter your model number on the right. The system will then display parts that are associated with your range vent hood.

Exhaust Fan Motor

If the range vent hood is no longer venting to the outside the exhaust fan motor might have stopped working. Check to see if the fan blade is spinning when the vent hood is turned on. If not, check to see if you have power to the motor . If not check the switch if you do have power and the motor isn't turning replace the exhaust fan motor.

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To see parts for your range vent hood, you need to enter your model number on the right. The system will then display parts that are associated with your range vent hood.

Fan Motor

If the range vent hood is no longer venting to the outside the exhaust fan motor might have stopped working. Check to see if the fan blade is spinning when the vent hood is turned on. If not, check to see if there is power to the fan motor. If you do not have power to the fan motor check the switch if you do have power and the fan motor is not turning replace the fan motor.

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What is a model number, and where do I find it?

To see parts for your range vent hood, you need to enter your model number on the right. The system will then display parts that are associated with your range vent hood.

Blower Motor

If the range vent hood is no longer venting to the outside the blower motor might have stopped working. Check to see if the fan blade is spinning when the vent hood is turned on. If not, check to see if you have power to the blower motor. If you do not have power check the switch, if you do have power and the blower motor doesn't turn replace the blower motor.

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What is a model number, and where do I find it?

To see parts for your range vent hood, you need to enter your model number on the right. The system will then display parts that are associated with your range vent hood.

Blower Wheel and Housing

If the range vent hood doesn't vent to the outside, there might be something caught in the blower wheel & housing, or the blower wheel might be rubbing against the blower housing Check to be sure the blower wheel turns freely. If not, correct any situation where it might be obstructed or rubbing. If it does turn freely, the problem may be a restriction in the venting or a stuck damper that is not opening all the way.

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What is a model number, and where do I find it?

To see parts for your range vent hood, you need to enter your model number on the right. The system will then display parts that are associated with your range vent hood.

Blower Wheel

If the range vent hood doesn't vent to the outside, there might be something caught in the blower wheel, or the blower wheel might be rubbing against the blower frame. Check to be sure the blower wheel turns freely. If not, correct any situation where it might be obstructed or rubbing. If it does turn freely, the problem may be a restriction in the venting or the vent damper may not be opening all the way.

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What is a model number, and where do I find it?

To see parts for your range vent hood, you need to enter your model number on the right. The system will then display parts that are associated with your range vent hood.

Fan Blade

If the range vent hood is no longer venting to the outside the exhaust fan blade might be broken. Check to see if the fan blade is still tightly fastened to the motor shaft. If not, try to tighten it. If that doesn’t work, replace the fan blade.

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