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I have a hood vent that doesnt start wall switch but if i

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I have a hood vent that doesnt start wall switch but if i push up on yhe contact plate it fires up so the coil hold not working were does the wall switch wires go
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: just happened a few days ago and now the other hood vent has the hae problem both running off a double wall switch
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: trying
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: i have 1 wire 110v runnning to wall switch
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Sam I replied 2 months ago.

Hello, I can help. Is this a new installation or a problem that occurred with an existing set of hoods?

Expert:  Sam I replied 2 months ago.

Nevermind, it looks like from re-reading your description it is an existing set of hoods. Do you have a meter to test for voltage at the contactor coil?