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Air blows thru the Front of the fixture

My husband installed this hood with much care.  Upon completion we notice that air blows through the cracks/seams on the front faceplate of the hood.  Why is that?  He took it out once to see if there was a problem, went back in the attic to check things out.  He says the air comes through strong, but can't find out why the air blows through the front.  It's not just a little air, it's enough that it blows you in the face.  
So can you tell me what this excess air is.   There's a fan and a hole.  Why isn't all the air just going straight up and out?  Is this pretty much a design flaw?
Appreciate any help.

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Re: Air blows thru the Front of the fixture

On theese if your going to vent them out the top you have to turn the fan housing so the front is vent is blocked if i remember right

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