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Bosch DHD965AUC Won't Lift Up

I have a Bosch downdraft blower that suddenly just won't raise up when I push the Up/Down button. Any ideas? Thanks, Randy

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  • sciencegal Jun 15, 2008

    bosch dhd 965 blower on all three speeds work but the button that you push to lower and raise the unit does not work. i raised the unit to clean the outside and the vents and now I can not lower the unit. HELP. flemington new jersey

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I've got the same problem. i'm solving it by replacing the motor that moves the arm that lifts the sucker. i think the part number is AP3193909 good luck!

Posted on Feb 13, 2007

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