Question about GE Profile JVB67HWW 36" Telescopic Downdraft Ventilation System: White on White Kitchen Hood

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Downdraft vent won't raise...

I pushed the button to lower it but there was an obstruction. I tried pushing the button to raise it, but it wouldn't raise back up so I pulled the obstruction out of the way and the vent went down kind of hard. It doesn't look like it is on it's track or something. Once down the motor just kept running but it wouldn't raise back up. We disconnected it for now, but can we fix it?

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I had the same problem. It is the switch. Hang on because that little $3 swtich is about $60 from a parts house. Sears wanted $114. If you take the switch out or disconnect the switch at the board and jumper the two leads, (12v), it should work fine. That will tell you whether it is the switch. I did it with a small screwdriver. Careful, even though it is 12v it will get yor attention. I have all GE appliances and they are all junk.

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