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I have a downdraft ventilation system Best by Broan that does not raise when switched I believe it got stuck and the gears may have been stripped. Would like to know my options or at least see some schematics to effect a repair. The Model #DD61 that is about 9 years old. Can you help? Bill

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The Broan Best unit is older but if you call this number you will get the technicians there who can tell you what parts are available.
1-800-637-1453

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