April 19, 2023

Range hood symptoms

When the lights and fan don't work, the exhaust fan is noisy or the fan isn't pulling much air up from the cooktop, you'll need to troubleshoot the range hood problem. Use our symptoms and DIY troubleshooting steps to help determine the problem, then find the replacement parts you need by typing your range hood model number in the search bar and looking at the parts diagrams. Once you've got the part, use our range hood repair guides to help install it and get your range hood going again.

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Symptoms common to all range hoods

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Main causes: bad fan switch, electronic control board failure, faulty user interface control, wiring failure…

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Main causes: bad light bulb, broken light switch, bad electronic control, user interface control failure, bad light sock…

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Main causes: sentry feature trips due to high cooktop temperature, bad temperature sensor, electronic control board fail…

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Main causes: lack of electrical power, bad electronic control board, faulty user interface, fan and light switch failure…

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Main causes: clogged air filters, air duct problems, fan motor failure, broken fan blade…

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Main causes: loose mounting screws, bad fan motor, damaged fan blade, worn fan motor bearings…

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Main causes: electronic control board failure, bad user interface control, light and fan switch failures, wiring failure…

Repair guides common to all range hoods

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your range hood.

How to replace a range hood fan motor
December 01, 2013

How to replace a range hood fan motor

If the fan on the range hood won’t run, it’s likely that the fan motor has failed. Follow the steps in this guide to rep…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 30 minutes or less
How to replace a range hood fan switch
December 01, 2013

How to replace a range hood fan switch

The fan switch activates the fan motor in the range hood. If the fan switch is defective, replace it using the detailed …

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less
How to replace a range hood light socket
January 20, 2013

How to replace a range hood light socket

When you replace a light bulb and it still won’t work, the socket is likely defective. Use the detailed steps in this re…

Repair difficulty
Time required
 15 minutes or less

Articles and videos common to all range hoods

Use the advice and tips in these articles and videos to get the most out of your range hood.

Wiring schematic symbols explained video
August 18, 2021

Wiring schematic symbols explained video

Learn some of the most common symbols found in a wiring diagram and what they mean.…

How to repair broken or damaged wires video
October 26, 2016

How to repair broken or damaged wires video

Learn how to repair broken, frayed or damaged wires in your appliances.…

How to use a multimeter to test electrical parts video
January 18, 2016

How to use a multimeter to test electrical parts video

Learn how to use a multimeter to check for wiring problems in an appliance that's not working…