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Range vent hood doesn't vent to the outside

Common solutions for: Range vent hood doesn't vent to the outside

01 - 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.
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Range Vent Hood Blower Motor
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02 - 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.
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Range Vent Hood Exhaust Fan Motor
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03 - 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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04 - 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 spinning 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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05 - 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 spinning 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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06 - 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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