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The microwave doesn't seem to be bringing the air up into the vent for exhaustion outside. It's brand new.

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I presume that you can hear the fan running? If so, most over the cook top microwaves have an option to vent to the outside or simply recycle through the filter and vents above the unit. If you check your manual there should be instructions on how to change this configuration to suit your situation, but it likely needs to be done before you install the microwave.
http://manuals.frigidaire.com/prodinfo_pdf/Springfield/316137234.pdf
The above manual shows how to reconfigure the microwave from recirculation (as shipped) to external exhaust setup on pages 4 - 5.

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