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Old 05-19-2024, 11:07 PM   #1
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Need help with hood fan

I have a High Point convection oven, a suburban, two burner propane, stiove and a hood range fan and light. the fan and light both quit working at the same time and it’s not because of the fuse. Would it be that the fan just burnt out and I have to replace that unit all the wiring looks good still
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Old 05-19-2024, 11:09 PM   #2
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Did you verify with a multi meter that you have power at the fan motor or light switch?
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Old 05-19-2024, 11:12 PM   #3
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Could I do that with a test light? I don’t have a meter.
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Old 05-21-2024, 08:47 AM   #4
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Yes a basic 12v test light should work, however, I highly recommend getting a simple meter that will be used many times on both 12v and 120v systems in your RV.
I have one from Harbor Freight,(northern tool)

https://www.harborfreight.com/7-func...i+meter+tester

Very simple, but it definitely helps in troubleshooting electrical gremlins.
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Old 05-21-2024, 09:46 AM   #5
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I find that a DVM (digital voltage multimeter) is an absolutely MUST-HAVE for any camper or RV configuration. Also, knowing how to use it and understand the results is a plus.

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Old 05-21-2024, 11:22 AM   #6
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I'm thinking when both a light and fan motor go out together it's an electrical problem.
check for both power and ground. the ground wire is more difficult to check with a light, but it can be done. DR
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Old 05-21-2024, 09:44 PM   #7
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Thank you all for the advice. I still havenít got it figured out yet. I do have power to the 110 plug-in that branches off from same wire that goes to the fan.
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If you post what model RV you have it might help. On our 2018 Cherokee 39RL there is a switch by the receptacle over the counter next to the range that controls the light there. It must be switched on for the range hood fan and light to have power.
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I have a High Point convection oven, a suburban, two burner propane, stiove and a hood range fan and light. the fan and light both quit working at the same time and itís not because of the fuse. Would it be that the fan just burnt out and I have to replace that unit all the wiring looks good still
There is a thermal fuse in the hood near the center of fan motor that will break if you run the stove top burners without pots on the burners. I don't know what brand stove hood I have, but I think the thermal fuse is standard in all stove top hoods.

I assume you have one too. It looks like these, but your specific brand of fuse may differ:

https://www.amazon.com/BOJACK-Therma...s%2C160&sr=8-1
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Probably a bad crimped end on the wires connected to the range hood. I've had to fix a lot of bad connections on ours. It's one of the first things I check after fuses and breakers
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