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I have a dacor RV36. when i raise it on it goes to high i press medium , low or stop and it just stays on high. i think the buttons are malfunctionaing as the only way to turn it off is to press lower/rise really hard. once press stop , after 5-10 minutes it automatically starts working again, causing us to get up in the middle of the night. any ideas?

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  • jeffdm36 Dec 30, 2008

    We have the same problem. Our 36RV goes to full on while raising and does not turn off until in the full down position. Has done this from the first month of purchase.

  • Anonymous May 08, 2009

    We have the same problems ( the slower speeds quit working). Disassembled the top and cleaned the contacts under the control buttons ( on the circuit board) - it worked for awhile then quit completely. Apparently you cannot clean the area around the control buttons with any liquid since it will get down on top of the circuit board and corrode the surface. Bad design-never worked right from the get-go. I would never buy another Dacor product.

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Need key board and buttons replaced

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SOURCE: Raised vent is Rising after being lowered

Hi,

My RV30S was installed by a qualified service technician in approximately the year 2000. It finally developed a mind of its own. It would raise up and run for a bit and then stop....sometimes it wouldn't raise up or go down....it would switch from fast to slow to stop.....it became frustratingly unusable....
...today i finally took it upon myself to take it apart and I determined that the controller board had fried.


Before I go on -> Disclaimer: These units are hard-wired to live A.C. power. These units must be serviced by technically qualified service personnel. I do NOT recommend anyone to attempt this service. I've worked in the past as an electrical engineer by trade. But to save you time and money you can shop and buy the parts you need yourself and then hire an appliance service technician to safely install them for you. This way they can't rip you off by over charging for the parts and you can certainly count the hours for the install.


The controller board is shown here. In my case, this diode fried.


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I found a replacement controller on E-Bay for only $82 bucks and change. At the time of this writing they had 14 in stock.

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Dacor-Vent-Hood-Control-Board-DA-72881_W0QQitemZ120363680495QQcmdZViewItemQQptZRanges_Cooking_Appliances?hash=item120363680495&_trksid=p3286.m20.l1116

It sounds like you may be having the same problem. But please be sure to hire a qualified appliance service technician to do the work. If he quotes a price for the controller board anything over 82 bucks, you will indeed will be in a better position to negotiate a better deal.


Hope this helps anyone that is having or will have the same problem with an older RV30....



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