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How Does a Vent Hood Work? — Appliance Repair Tips

Range vent hood light not working or motor making noise? This video provides information on how a range vent hood works and offers troubleshooting tips to assist you in diagnosing and repair.

Here is a list of the most commonly replaced parts associated with each range vent hood symptom:

Range vent hood motor hums: exhaust/fan or blower motor, blower wheel or housing
Range vent hood lights not working: light assembly, switch, light socket
Range vent hood fan and light not working: control and display board, thermal fuse, micro switch
Range vent hood motor is loud or noisy: drive motor, fan motor, blower motor,
Range vent hood keypad doesn’t work: touchpad, user control or display board

All of the information provided in this range vent hood troubleshooting video is applicable to the following brands: Arietta, Broan, Dacor, GE, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Nutone, Thermador, Whirlpool

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