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Microwave oven exhaust fan

I have a brand new Fridedaire over the range microwave. vertical exhaust. I rotated the fan, etc. per instructions, but I am not getting in pull at bottom, lots of air going out top.

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  • Honey_B Mar 13, 2008

    I have a similiar problem with my whirlpool microwave. The paper test under the vent works but when I'm cooking the steam and smoke from my cook top doesn't get **** in fast enough and leaves condensation on the microwave surface and smoke the whole house. Is there a way to improve the suction power of the vent? I feel more air blowing out then being **** in.



    Thanks.

  • Anonymous Jun 08, 2008

    the air is blowing out instead of blowing in

    I thought this was supposed to be an exhaust



    the dispay says fan ???

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Vent fan will not pull any air from over the stove. Air blows out the top rapidly but there is no air being pulled from beneath

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The Intake is gentle. It is not designed to have a great pull of air from the Cook Top.

TEST: Turn Exhaust Fan ON
Hold a sheet of your printer paper up to the INTAKE GRILLE (bottom). Will the sheet of paper stay? Held up only by the suction? If it does, Air Intake is OK.

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