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Blow back istead of suck out

I have a master electrician installed my rangehood today.I check the air damper and it seem to open both ways before i place it inside the 6" in diammeter of the unit before in do the ducting.After all said and done i turned it on but instead of sucking the air out it blow back cold air .Why?

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Re: Blow back istead of suck out

This installation guide on the Jenn-Air web site does not provide electrical details, but there are two possible problems here.

1. - The fan could be installed backwards...or it moves air the wrong way

2. - The power wires might be connected incorrectly.

My best guess is that the fan uses a standard ac-powered motor, so the polarity of the wiring would not affect the direction it turns. If that is true, then the most likely problem is that the fan is installed incorrectly.

Good luck...and I hope this is helpful!!

Posted on Jan 17, 2008

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