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Front vent on JMV8208A Jenn-Air Over-the-range microwave hood keeps opening

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I have just finished installing the JMV8208A micorowave oven, which comes with room recirculating configuration out of the box. I have completed the convesion to the yop-vented configuration with external vertical duct, and it is blowing up the ventilation duct properly.

Now there is no need to open the top front vent, as there is nothing coming back to the room. But the microwave oven keeps opening oit whenever fan is engaged.

I am looking for a way to keep the front vent closed.

Any thoughts?

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Re: Front vent on JMV8208A Jenn-Air Over-the-range...

There may be an option to turn that off with the keypad, but your best bet would be to contact Jenn-Air.

The manual will have their contact info or you can see:

You can download the owner's manual and installation manual here:

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