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Exhaust fan not starting

The downdraft fan is sticky and will not start on my Jenn Air cooktop. If I help it it eventually catches

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Re: exhaust fan not starting

Bearings are worn. You should be able to replace with a standard utility fan. You can find them at your local big box hardware store or order online here.

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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