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Our Colony House range hood is quite old, the exhaust fan motor has bearing that are on the verge of going out. I need to find a supplier for these parts, my other problem is that the unit has no serial # or model #. I would like to know if these parts are still available before I take the motor out

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SOURCE: Panasonic NN-2501 Microwave Oven range hood

It is possible that the magnatron is bad but hard to say on a no heat problem without checking all components. A lot of model give 5-7 yr warranty on that part.

Posted on Oct 05, 2007

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SOURCE: GE Microwave vent fan replacement.

The part # SMV-260UA runs just under $60 from SamsungParts, depending on which of three versions you choose. You can find them here.

And a simple Google search shows quite a few hits for "SMV-260UA" and they seem to run about $40, assuming the listings aren't bogus - as so many search results are.

I have a few "new old stock" and used vent & cooling fans here.

I would be happy to supply one whole or just the blades if you like.

Just tell me the dimensions: diameter of the shaft hole and the length and diameter of the "squirrel cage" itself and I'll see if one of mine would work.

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Posted on Jul 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Microwave range hood install -- stud in middle of exhaust

You have a few options, First off, I am assuming that the stud you refer to is an outside wall. Assuming that is true, then you have a few options.... one of them is to cut thru the stud and run the vent out. Even if that stud is on a bearing wall ( meaning it is carrying a roof load above it) ... It is unlikely to pose a problem if that one stud has been compromised with it cut out, If that concerns you.. and you are handy, you can open that area of wall up from the inside and box the area that the vent will be located in with short pieces of 2x4 to the studs on either side of it... Another option is to vent the hood up thru the cabinet above and direct that out slightly offset to the stud in the wall..
One thing I have done is to cut the stud out and then to place a piece of 1/2" plywood in the area that the micro/hood will be located and attach that piece with drywall screws to the studs in the wall.. That piece of plywood will help support the stud you cut when you screw it to the adjacent studs and also act as a place to secure the hood mounting bracket on the wall. Granted, it shifts the hood out from the wall 1/2 " but then you have plenty of surface to secure the plate and don't have to worry about hitting a stud or using wall anchors.. I hope you understand my comments..If not...please respond to this and I will provide additional information to clarify this... Hope this helps !

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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You can order the door handle here, but it may be on backorder.

You'll have to check back or contact them directly about backordering it for you.

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Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Exhaust fan does not run

Yes, It sounds like the control board needs to be repaired.

We regularly repair these control units for customers nationwide by mail for $39.95 postpaid in about a week in most cases.

At our site, we now have a video available showing how to remove a typical over the range control panel assembly in under 5 minutes.

Feel free to contact me directly for more information & help.

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Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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