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My frigidaire PL36DD50EC downdraft vent pops up and then immediately down. It is activated by a button on the top of the unit. Can I fix this myself?

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I just found the part that I think you need. It's part no. WB7X7220
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yes u can.unplug the unit from power.remove the screws under neath the glass top at the from and lift the top up,hold it up using a piece of stick like u hold bonnet of car.then u can see all the elemnt and they are pretty straigtfoward to chg.

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I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your question is: You took over as owner builder when your builder "took the $ and ran". You are installing kitchen cabs now and discovered the PVC vent pipe (which goes into the foundation and out the side of the house) is in the wrong place for the location of the downdraft unit and integral blower. The vent is actually under the electrical connection panel. You were told initially( 2 yrs ago when you bought the downdraft cook'n'vent) there could be no bends in the exhaust fan route or it would change the effectiveness. Does anyone know if it is ok to put a bend in the connection to the vent? Or do you need to redo your kitchen cabinets?

I can syphathise. I have had to deal with this same problem. I have found that one ell will not degrade the effectiveness enough to notice. If you need more then you may need to adjust cabinets.

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