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Range vent hood doesn't vent to the outside

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Common solutions for: Range vent hood doesn't vent to the outside
Solution 1:
Blower Motor
To determine if the blower motor is defective, turn on the vent hood and check to see if the fan blade is spinning. If the fan blade does not spin, ensure that power is getting to the motor. If power ...is not getting to the motor, test the switch for continuity. If the motor is receiving power, but the motor won’t turn, replace the blower motor.
Required Part
Range Vent Hood Blower Motor
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Solution 2:
Exhaust Fan Motor
To determine if the fan motor is defective, turn on the vent hood and check to see if the fan blade is spinning. If the fan blade does not spin, ensure that power is getting to the motor. If power is ...not getting to the motor, test the switch for continuity. If the motor is receiving power, but the motor won’t turn, replace the exhaust fan motor.
Required Part
Range Vent Hood Exhaust Fan Motor
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Solution 3:
Fan Motor
To determine if the fan motor is defective, turn on the vent hood and check to see if the fan blade is spinning. If the fan blade does not spin, ensure that power is getting to the motor. If power is ...not getting to the motor, test the switch for continuity. If the motor is receiving power, but the motor won’t turn, replace the fan motor.
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Range Vent Hood Fan Motor
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Solution 4:
Blower Wheel
One possibility is that something is caught in the blower wheel. It is also possible that the blower wheel is rubbing against the blower housing. To determine if the blower wheel is at fault, try spin...ning the blower fan by hand. If the blower wheel does not spin freely, check for the blower wheel for obstructions. In addition, ensure that the blower wheel is not rubbing against the blower housing. If the blower wheel is clear of obstructions, but it still doesn’t spin freely, replace the blower wheel.
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Range Vent Hood Blower Wheel
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Solution 5:
Blower Wheel and Housing
One possibility is that something is caught in the blower wheel. It is also possible that the blower wheel is rubbing against the blower housing. To determine if the blower wheel is at fault, try spin...ning the blower fan by hand. If the blower wheel does not spin freely, check for the blower wheel for obstructions. In addition, ensure that the blower wheel is not rubbing against the blower housing. If the blower wheel is clear of obstructions, but it still doesn’t spin freely, replace the blower wheel and housing.
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Range Vent Hood Blower Wheel and Housing
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Solution 6:
Fan Blade
Check to see if the fan blade is still tightly fastened to the motor shaft. If the blade is loose, try to tighten it. If the blade cannot be properly tightened, replace it....
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Range Vent Hood Fan Blade
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Solution 7:
Air Filter
If the range hood is not venting correctly check out the air filter(s). If the filter is very dirty they should be replaced as there is usually no good way to clean it in most cases. ...
Required Part
Range Vent Hood Air Filter
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Solution 8:
Charcoal Filter
If the range hood is not venting correctly check out the charcoal filter(s). If the filter is very dirty it should be replaced as there is no good way to clean them in most cases. ...
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Range Vent Hood Charcoal Filter
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Solution 9:
Grease Filter
If the range hood is not venting correctly check out the grease filter(s). If the filter is very dirty it can be cleaned. Remove it and soak it in a degreasing solution until the grease is dissolved. ...Next, wash it with warm, soapy water to remove any traces of the degreaser. If the filter does not come clean or is damaged, replace it.
Required Part
Range Vent Hood Grease Filter
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Solution 10:
Air Flow Problem
Check the vent to determine if it is clogged. In addition, examine the ducting to ensure that it is clear of debris.