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My Sears Kenmore Range Hood 55012 is ducted to the outside of my house. Yet most of the exhaust comes back out from in between the circumference of the lamps--- blowing on top of the burners when lit. Are there some type of lamps that completely enclose the gaps between the hood bulb enclosure and the bulb? Thanks!!

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Check the duct for any debris that is blocking it

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http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/2285/KENMORE-Range-Hood-L1002022?brand_name_search=233.55213.000+

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