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Old 12-19-2013, 12:55 PM   #1
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Lack of Microwave Range Vent

Has anyone installed an outside vent for the microwave range exhaust?

I have not determined if the wall studs are in the way or not. Nor am I sure if the microwave is mounted in the same manner as in the S&B. I would think that it is....

Any reason why CC did not punch another hole in the wall of the kitchen slide for the vent?

DW is a great cook, and does not like we have to turn on the Fantastic roof vent when she is cooking (which does work btw ).
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Old 12-19-2013, 02:39 PM   #2
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We don't have a microwave vent, but do have a stove/range vent which we never close, just turn the fan on when needed.
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We use our Fantastic fan when cooking anything that has a strong smell, regardless of how good it is. The coach is just too small at times. We open a window a tiny bit and let the fan do its job. Certainly helps remove excess heat when the AC is on.
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Old 12-20-2013, 12:22 PM   #4
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It would be nice to turn the exhaust fan on, and have it exhaust outside.
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Old 12-20-2013, 02:09 PM   #5
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It would be nice to turn the exhaust fan on, and have it exhaust outside.
Yes, I can't understand why Cedar Creek didn't put a vent above the stove. This is the only RV I have owned that didn't have a vent.
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Old 12-20-2013, 02:50 PM   #6
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Yes, I can't understand why Cedar Creek didn't put a vent above the stove. This is the only RV I have owned that didn't have a vent.
It's entirely possible for whatever reason it may have been a code violation with your particular setup to have a stove/ microwave vent.


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I don't think the stove vent is really that necessary. The vents I've had on other RVs made more noise than move air. The Fantastic fan in ceiling does a great job of venting the kitchen. Also one less hole in the RV to maintain is a good thing.
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Old 12-20-2013, 08:40 PM   #8
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It's funny you should ask...I just did it last weekend! Check it out: Cedar Creek RV Owners Club • View topic - Changing Microwave to exhaust out of camper
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Old 12-20-2013, 08:52 PM   #9
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I don't think the stove vent is really that necessary. The vents I've had on other RVs made more noise than move air. The Fantastic fan in ceiling does a great job of venting the kitchen. Also one less hole in the RV to maintain is a good thing.
I agree they are noisy, but they do move air, at least all of ours have.

As for the omission on a CC due to a possible code violation? What code could possibly be that prevents a 12 power vent?
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I don't think the stove vent is really that necessary. The vents I've had on other RVs made more noise than move air. The Fantastic fan in ceiling does a great job of venting the kitchen. Also one less hole in the RV to maintain is a good thing.
Only problem with that is that it will pull smoke or any light grease to your ceiling. If you have a hood vent at home you can look at the filter, that is what would be pulled to your ceiling location. Not good.
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