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Can I use a reducer pipe?

Prior range hood had a 8 inch exhaust pipe. New Aldi has 6 inch. Will it have less updraft causing odor problem

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No it will be fine

Posted on Apr 22, 2015

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    Thanks !!!

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    Appreciate your comment

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SECTION 309-00: Exhaust System 2003 Focus Workshop Manual DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Procedure revision date: 01/24/2003 Exhaust System adobe.gif Printable View (214 KB) Vehicles with 2.0L Zetec-E enginee0008758.gif
Item Part Number Description 1 - Bracket 2 - Gasket 3 - Catalytic converter 4 - Bracket 5 - Gasket 6 - Front muffler 7 - Rear muffler 8 - Hanger 9 - Flexible pipe

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