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Old 10-19-2013, 01:00 AM   #1
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Old 10-19-2013, 05:34 PM   #2
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Hummmm I have the same problem little airflow with fan on high will have to have a look to see if we have the same problem. Thanks for posting this
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Old 10-19-2013, 09:30 PM   #3
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Thanks to your post, I found mine had the same problem. I used a file to remove 1/8 to 3/16 of the plastic that was keeping it from opening. Now it opens fully. Thanks for sharing that info. Edited by: Willranless
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Old 10-20-2013, 10:00 PM   #4
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Chuck, sorry if I didn't ask this earlier but is it the microwave or convection microwave that you are speaking about? And what needs mods, the rear of the unit or the trailer's opening?Edited by: 5th_Time
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Old 10-22-2013, 11:11 PM   #5
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Sorry about that Mike,
We have the Convection/Microwave oven and it’s the flap inside the one you see on the outside. If you were to go up to the outside flap and open it fully and look inside you will see another aluminum flap that I guess is the back of the convection oven. On our’s this aluminum flap was hitting the edge of the hole that was cut through the side wall that the outside vent covers. This must be because of when the factory assembled the kitchen that the oven was not perfectly centered in the hole through the wall. So a little filing on one side and now Both flaps will open fully with the vent fan on where before the inner one was hitting the side not allowing it to open and the outside one opening only about 1/2 way. This made our oven take longer to cool off when you shut it down compared to now now that both flaps open fully and allow much more air to flow freely through these vents.
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