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Jenn-air model jed 8345 cook top downdraft problem

Downdraft does not remove steam efficiently and it is affecting the finish of my cabinets.Any suggestions?

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SOURCE: Jenn-Air 8130 installation problem

Rotate the blower to the proper angle
needed for your installation. The blower
can be swiveled 90°. To rotate the blower:
a) Remove the filter from the blower housing
b) Loosen, but do not remove, the nuts
around blower inlet.
c) Rotate the blower housing for the
proper angle.
d) Retighten the four nuts and install the
filter.
try this its general for this type of cooktop

Posted on Mar 30, 2008

Eddie Rentas
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The cook top is attached to the wood frame by brackets, just remove the screws and the electric connection, make sure the power is off from the main box, it's a 220 volt wiring and then just lift the top off. to remove the glass, look around the edges and you should see some small screws, just remove them and the glass should lift off.
Eddie Rentas
Tupper Lake NY

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Jenn-Air Cooktop replacement needed

You can get a new cooktop surface from Maytag/Jennair for $229. It is a pain however to replace it. Where is the crack in your cooktop and does that crack pass directly through a heating element? If not, then you may be able to repair it. I broke the corner off mine, and then dropped the piece (now 5 pieces). I was able to bond them back together and you really can't tell it was ever broken. But, it takes some work.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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The downdraft is electric so there must be something malfunctioning with it. It is a high volume downdraft fan that is to be vented to the outside. Could it be that something has clogged the vent hole up, not allowing the fan to evacuate the smoke?

While I am not a big fan of Jenn-Air, their fans are usually high quality if they are installed correctly, with the proper vent lines.

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The cook top is attached to the wood frame by brackets, just remove the screws and the electric connection, make sure the power is off from the main box, it's a 220 volt wiring and then just lift the top off. to remove the glass, look around the edges and you should see some small screws, just remove them and the glass should lift off.
Eddie Rentas
Tupper Lake NY

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Rotate the blower to the proper angle
needed for your installation. The blower
can be swiveled 90°. To rotate the blower:
a) Remove the filter from the blower housing
b) Loosen, but do not remove, the nuts
around blower inlet.
c) Rotate the blower housing for the
proper angle.
d) Retighten the four nuts and install the
filter.
try this its general for this type of cooktop

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