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Range hood light failure

Fan works but lights will not. switched bulbs and still lights not working. Please help

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  • georges12 Sep 21, 2008



    • the 2 Lights don't work on faber inca hc rangehood even when replaced , fan working well.

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  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2009

    two lights not working, two lights continue to work. also blower fan is very loud.

  • becxlt Mar 27, 2009

    Fan works light dont . dealer is sending out a new transformer.

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Hi bentson,

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

Your problem is: Fan works but lights will not. switched bulbs and still lights not working.

You are dealing with a bad light switch. If you have the tools and the talent go for it.

Feel free contact me again!
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Thank you,
Harvey your Master Plumber

Posted on Sep 13, 2008

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