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Hood does not pop up when depressing the push button

Is there a reset button on the kitchen aide

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Re: hood does not pop up when depressing the push button

The filter elements are mostly likely not correctly in place so the latch is not tripping the micro-switch. Using a flash light this was clear by looking down into the front edge of the vent unit. I could see the element edge and the latch of the filter element. It wasn't latched tight. I used a paint scraper (two). Gently i nserted it while also using a flash light to see. I was able to lever and jiggle the filter element back into place and latch it. This activates the control. Then the unit would raise. I double checked the filter latches to be sure they were tightly closed.

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

Re: hood does not pop up when depressing the push button

The hood won't come up at all no matter what I try. Is there anything I can check before spending 300 bucks on a repair man....

Posted on Nov 14, 2007

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Re: hood does not pop up when depressing the push button

The only way to reset is to switch off at the power point and switch it back on.

Posted on Nov 04, 2007

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