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27360336" Stainless Steel 500 CFM Downdraft with Stainless Steel cover

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  • Innovative downdraft system compatible with virtually all self-contained cooktops. Sleek, trim styling complements any cooktop style or color. Automatically raises into position with the touch of a button. Disappears flush with cooktop surface.

    Space-saving design lets you make the most of precious, under-counter cabinet space. Infinitely adjustable speed control is flush with the side of the unit; inconspicuous, yet easy to reach and simple to use. Blower discharges right, left or down and slides side-to-side to ease installation (insufficient space for built-in ovens). Front access panel allows easy cleaning.
    • 500 CFM Interior Blower
    • Stainless Steel cover standard. Optional cover colors available: White (Model #273601C), Biscuit (Model #273602C), or Black (Model #273623C)
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  • Accessories OptionalYes
    Accommodates Ceiling HeightN/A
    Blower Air Mover TypeCentrifugal Blower
    Blower IncludedYes
    Boost ModeNo
    CFM (Airflow)500
    Color/FinishStainless Steel
    Control Feature Filter ReminderNo
    Damper IncludedNo
    Delay Shut OffNo
    Digital ClockNo
    Dishwasher Safe FiltersYes
    Duct Connector Size3-1/4" x 10"
    ENERGY STAR® qualifiedNo
    Filter IncludedYes
    Filter TypeAluminum
    Flue Accommodates ceilings up to xx ftN/A
    Heat Sentry - Temperature SensorNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity0
    Light Bulbs IncludedNo
    Lighting FunctionN/A
    Max Sones/100 CFM1.8
    Minimum Height Above Cook TopN/A
    Mounting SystemUnder Counter
    Mounting TypeUnder Counter
    NightlightNo
    Non-Stick CoatedNo
    Product Depth (inches)7"
    Product Height (inches)29-1/2"
    Product Width (inches)36"
    Rated Amps4.0
    Remote ControlNo
    Sones Certified Horizontal Rectangular HighN/A
    Sones Certified Horizontal Rectangular LowN/A
    Sones Certified Vertical Rectangular HighN/A
    Sones Certified Vertical Rectangular LowN/A
    Sones Certified Vertical Round HighN/A
    Sones Certified Vertical Round LowN/A
    Switch Control SettingsVariable
    Switch StyleRotary Dial
    TimerNo
    UL ListedYes
    Voltage120
  • Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 9 reviewers.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Good idea; some work needs doing on the implementation I do really like my Downdraft. I have no other way of getting rid of cooking smoke, etc. My one big complaint: You can't clean it below the filters. I'm sure there is stuff that drips down the sides of it, but I can't get to any of it to clean it. I think, over time, it will build up and smell, as well as attract bugs. That's a real flaw. October 1, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Good vent for the price I really like the way this vent works - I didnt give it perfect scores for two reasons - I was putting it in where I previously had a downdraft stove - to connect the vent to the previous opening took a lot of creativity. If the vent wasnt so tall or you could place the exhaust on either side, it would be helpful providing more room for installation. the suction is good, not great - I think if you buy the external fan, it prvides more suction, but it also makes the unit more expensive. Overall good, not great. but still worth the money September 4, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Very effective Very effective in removing cooking odors. It is fairly loud and not easy to clean. March 15, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Beautifully matches our new induction cooktop. Much more powerful and effective than the other (not Broan) was. The Broan downdraft works great! It matches the new induction cooktop and pops up and does its job! We really like the infinitely adjustable fan speed control. A mid-range setting is usually plenty, but a couple of times we used the maximum and it quickly cleared the air!. It is reasonably quiet for most use. March 10, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by Powerful and quiet with adjustable fan. We've been pleased with the downdraft ventilation so far. It is powerful and not very loud. I like the fact that the fan speed is adjustable. We ordered it to be installed in our new house by our builder, so can't really comment on the ease of installation. The only negative I can think of is that when the weather is cold outside, you can feel air draft around the unit on the counter top. March 10, 2014
    Rated 5 out of 5 by We are very pleased with the Broan downdraft range ventilator This product does exactly what we expected it to do, was easy to install and is attractive to the eye without being obvious with it presents. February 20, 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Downdraft We were shown this model by our salesperson, after a different sales person had tried to get us to buy an expensive GE Profile model. We compared stats and found this to be quite comparable, and several HUNDRED dollars cheaper . It has done everything we have wanted so far, and would recommend this to others February 20, 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Broan downdraft ventilation system I had model 273003 for twenty years in my house. It is an outstanding product. I never had to have anything repaired on it. My cooktop was on an island and I did not want an overhead hood type exhaust. We are currently building a new home and I am definitely having the same system installed. Great Product. March 20, 2013
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    clean filters of 27603 downdraft.

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    Thank you for your question on the model 273603 down draft kitchen exhaust system. The aluminum mesh grease filters can be cleaned in a sink of soapy water or in a dishwasher. The installation instructions, with information regarding removal and cleaning of the filters, are available for download from our web site.
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    what is the sones rating for the hood?

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    Thank you for your question on the Broan 273603 down draft unit. There is no prescribed test or certification program through HVI therefore, we do not have a sone rating to provide. Please contact our technical support department for further assistance at 800-637-1453.
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    My kitchen contractor installed my Broan 273003 downdraft behind our new cook top last night. We have two issues with the Broan:

    1. When we turned on the Broan to bring it up, it rose up as expected, but then sank right back down on its own! After three or four more attempts, it finally stayed up. We shut it off, and it sank down as expected. But every time we try to bring it up, it often comes up and then sinks right back down. I'd say it stays up only 1 out of every 3 or 4 attempts.

    2. Also, the unit rattles a lot when running. I can relieve the rattle if I go under the countertop and press my hand against the Broan unit on its black upper part. Seems like a poor design. How can I relieve the rattle without having to press my hand against the unit?

    Did I just get a lemon?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 273003 down draft kitchen exhaust system. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance.
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    Should there be more noise with the lower speed setting vs. the high speed setting?

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    We just installed the 273603 and when we turn it on, we have more noise and vibration at the lower settings. We have to go to about 80% to get a more efficient quieter blower. Is this normal or do we need to adjust something?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 273603 downdraft kitchen exhaust system. The sound level would normally get louder as you go up in speed. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance.
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    What are the actual dimensions of the chimney housing and blower housing?

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    I know that the overall width is 26-1/4" and with the blower housing, it has a depth of 7", and is 29-1/2" tall, but what about the height of the blower housing and the depth of the chimney housing. These can be critical dimensions when trying to locate the appliance inside the cabinet and align with ductwork, electrical wiring, electrical boxes, gas valves, and gas lines.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 273003 down draft kitchen ventilation system. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance.
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