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Model 854 1946?

I think my kitchen fan is original to my 1946 house. It quit working recently when the roofers dropped old shingles on the fan blades! What are my chances of finding a modern ventilation unit that will fit in the space of the old fan?

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Pretty good, take that one out along with the attachment bracket and take it to your local hardware store. all that has to match up is the bracket onto the new one as well as the blades and motor not being an bigger than yours, then you'll know it will fit in the ventilation shaft. the electric plug should be the same 2 prong cable.

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Probably. I had a similar construction situation. I went to a Electric supply house and the counter man pulled something off the shelf that worked right into the project.

Give it a try ... but dont expect this result from a big box store -

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