On / Off switch broken

ApplianceKitchenAid Vent Hood


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Howard From Bonita, CA

Aug 16, 2012

The retractable range ventilator stopped working in the up positiion. Removed grease filter. Removed existing CONTRL-MTR. Disconnected 2 flat control cables and connected them to new CONTRL-MTR and installed the new CONTRL-MTR. Also replaced the push button switch. Replaced grease filter. In testing the unit the ventilater would retract but not come back up unless I lifted the top trim piece with the push button switch in it and stuck a tooth pick in the hole to activate the switch. The down rod of the new pushbutton switch was too short. I then noticed the old push button switch had a very thin hard plastic tube extending the down rod. I transfered the tube to the new switch and it worked OK.

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Part Number: PS2349083

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Part Number: PS2349085

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