Zephyr AK8100S Kitchen Hood - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

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My hood just conked out...no apparent reason and

If it cannot be fixed - too expensive or whatever - consider a replacement from Imperial. This is the only company that offers a 5 year 100% parts and labor warranty with in home service. If an issue in the first five years a technician comes to your home. Plus, they are made in the USA. Here is a link for for information: www.vent4less.com

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Donald
7/14/2010 3:31:08 PM • Zephyr AK8100S... • Answered on Jul 14, 2010 • 118 views
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So noisy even on low

Does the fan seem like it is spinning off balance. What exactly is making the noise, the fan or the motor. I will see if I can find an owner's manual. Please get back to me on my questions
8/13/2008 11:18:30 PM • Zephyr AK8100S... • Answered on Aug 13, 2008 • 365 views
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How do you change the light bulbs in the hood unit?

You just have to turn the bulb counter clockwise to unscrew it. The instruction manual asks you to use a suction cup to help if the bulb is too tight !! See attached picture.
6/16/2007 12:58:19 AM • Zephyr AK8100S... • Answered on Jun 16, 2007 • 2,558 views
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My Zephyr hood just turned on and off by itself.

Probably a bad switch...... or ghosts!
1/24/2022 6:37:15 PM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered 10 hours ago • 20 views
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I have a Zephyr Hood that the lights do not turn off and the fan will come on randomly. What can I do to fix this?

Contact the maker. That should be covered under a recall or under warranty. Appliances shouldn't start on their own! https://zephyronline.com/ ..
9/5/2021 3:05:40 PM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Sep 05, 2021 • 171 views
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I have a Zephyr range hood with GU10 bulbs. Easy to remove , unable to re-install. I'm the 3rd person on this journey.

The two small pins on the bottom of the bulb must line up with the small holes in the base of the socket. This can be tricky since you can't see it once the bulb is inserted. Make sure their nothing already in one of the socket pin holes (like part of the old bulb) and the note the socket hole locations and (lightly, using your finger tips) fit the bulb up into the socket and wiggle it until the pins and holes align. It does fit, but sometimes it is not without a challenge.
10/4/2020 7:51:32 PM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Oct 04, 2020 • 294 views
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My zephyr vent hood fan will not turn off. The light seems to be working properly but the fan is not responding to the buttons.

Bad control board; should be replaced.
10/4/2020 7:48:42 PM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Oct 04, 2020 • 651 views
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Our zephyr vent hood fan turns itself on, about two or three times a week. Often late at night, waking us up. What can we do to fix this?

I am completely guessing but assume it uses electronic switching? A standard or old sort of cooker hood use mechanical switches, which would have to be seriously faulty to switch themselves on, though water ingress from condensation entering a switch can over time cause a carbonised track to form that could when damp carry enough current to run a low powered motor or alternatively blow the fuse/trip the RCD if the track is a ground path. With electronic switching there are usually buttons mounted on a circuit board and in order to produce compact dimensions the tracks are very close together. The buttons usually need only make a momentary contact for a very small current to flow and the brain to switch on the motor. A tiny drop of water entering this unit can cause mayhem...
6/11/2020 1:45:03 AM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Jun 11, 2020 • 652 views
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Okeanito grease

I would try a hand steamer, it definitely won't affect the stainless and I'm assuming you have a large glass, stainless or tile cplashback. Hope this helps
10/21/2019 6:18:59 AM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Oct 21, 2019 • 150 views
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Why can't I find anyone to service my out of warranty Zephyr ventilation hood?

I would suggest taking the see item number did you have email the company or call them as to how to solve the problem if you're already not done so Ice Cube what can be done also try to find another ventilation Hood it is about the same size
5/17/2019 8:14:02 PM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on May 17, 2019 • 222 views
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Light bulb keeps falling out of the zephyr range hood, what are we doing wrong?

not screwing it in tight not twisting is bayonet type or if fluro tube not rotating the tube 1/4 turn after instakking
9/22/2018 2:56:52 AM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Sep 22, 2018 • 164 views
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I need to replace part #11000006 (on off switch) on my zephyr ZPY-E36S. Do you have one? Can mine be repaired (burnt out switch wires)?

-If only the wire itself burn then just replace the wire. You'll be okay. But if the switch it self totally burn, all the plastic around already melt down then yes it need to be replace. -If you totally can't get the original one to replace, you can buy one from Lowes and modify to hole to accept it. It'll be okay as well. Good luck Mai
1/16/2018 8:32:23 PM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Jan 16, 2018 • 260 views
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My Zephyr hood fan makes a noise when it runs, like there is something in the fan

clean the fat and gunk build up off the fan blades
12/19/2017 10:52:52 PM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Dec 19, 2017 • 406 views
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My Zephyr Typhoon Range Hood (AK2100) neither light nor fan work i can not find fuse box

There shouldn't be a fuse box on the range hood. You'll have to check your main house circuitbreaker or fuse box.
7/22/2016 6:01:42 PM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Jul 22, 2016 • 1,077 views
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How do i change a bulb on a zephyr verona range hood

I could not turn the bulb, and the rubber glove approach did not work. I unscrewed and removed the middle cover, which meant I could easily reach inside and turn the whole light bulb fixture.
12/28/2014 5:10:32 PM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Dec 28, 2014 • 916 views
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Zephyr Typhoon control panel replacement

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7/23/2013 11:52:16 PM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Jul 23, 2013 • 2,118 views
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We can not get the burnt out bulb out of our

try using a pcs or rubber hose, if you have one close to the diameter of the lamp, just slide it over the glass portion of the lamp and gently loosen.
10/3/2011 8:10:46 AM • Zephyr Kitchen... • Answered on Oct 03, 2011 • 677 views
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