Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vents

Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vents

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  • RV Vents and Fans
  • Enclosed Trailer Parts
  • Roof Vent
  • Operator Parts
  • Maxxair
Replaces the operator mechanism for your MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus (MA00-04500K) or MaxxAir Deluxe (MA00-07000K or MA00-07500K) powered lift roof vent. Call 800-298-8924 to order Maxxair accessories and parts part number MA10-20281K-1AF or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Maxxair products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vents. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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Maxxair Accessories and Parts - MA10-20281K-1AF

Replaces the operator mechanism for your MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus (MA00-04500K) or MaxxAir Deluxe (MA00-07000K or MA00-07500K) powered lift roof vent.


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  • Replaces the operator mechanism for your MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus (MA00-04500K) or MaxxAir Deluxe (MA00-07000K or MA00-07500K) powered lift roof vent
  • Quantity: 1 replacement operator mechanism


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Video of Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vents


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Review of Maxxair RV Vents and Fans - Enclosed Trailer Parts - Operator Mechanism - MA10-20281K-1AF

Today we'll be taking a look at the replacement operator mechanism for the Maxxair MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe roof vents. This is going to be a direct replacement from Maxxair for that crucial component to actually open up your vent or fan. You can see when I turn this small portion that little hex portion turns. So that's what's going to open or close our vent and provide us with good circulation inside our RV or camper. This is a fit for the Maxxair MaxxFan Plus part number MA00-04500K or the Maxxair Deluxe MA00-070003 or MA00-0700K. That's for the powered lift roof vent.It doesn't come with any other hardware.

It just comes with the mechanism and then this small bushing to go over that portion there. It will reuse the same hardware to attach this in place. It'll get you back to working with your vent. If you need any other replacement parts for your Maxxair fan, check out etrailer.com for more replacement parts. That's going to do it for our look at the replacement operator mechanism for the Maxxair MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe roof vents..


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Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vents - MA10-20281K-1AF

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (81 Customer Reviews)

Replaces the operator mechanism for your MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus (MA00-04500K) or MaxxAir Deluxe (MA00-07000K or MA00-07500K) powered lift roof vent.

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Worked great shipped fast 593441



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Major RV store wanted 137$ plus installation to fix our food vent. A less than $ 20.00 part from etrailer and on time shipping it was fixed by my husband likety split. 538484



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Parts were delivered a little later than expected but was not a problem for me and I’m sure it was a post office delay and not a supplier issue. The parts were in good shape and provided with good instructions to repair my roof vents. I was very pleased with my first experience using this supplier. 597500



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Better than new. Originals were Bakelite - plastic. Cracked and disintegrayted after sun exposure in Florida for 3 years. New ones are metal. 590254



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While on a camping trip one of the Maxxair fans in our RV stopped working properly. We ordered the part from etrailer so we would have it when we got home. It was the part that we needed and it arrived two days earlier then the expected delivery date. We were able to get it fixed and we are ready for our next trip. Also ordered a spare in case the other fan has the same problem. Would definitely order from etrailer again. 581631



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I am glad my fan is working again. I am surprise the original part was already broken in several pieces. With new part installed, not making loud banging noise and save my house battery from quick discharge. I have backup part for future. 584586



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Product arrived quickly, it was packaged with easy to follow installation instructions. Installation required only a Phillips head screwdriver and small adjustable wrench or pliers. Start to finish repair took less than 30 minutes. Fan again works like new. 568223



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We have ordered here before. Always a fair price and shipping is fair too. 561315



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Part arrived ahead of schedule. Great follow-up by Etrailer. Attached picture is of defective part which was easily removed with manufacturer instructions which was included with new part. 551017



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It was exactly what was described on the description. It came with instructions and packed very good. It only save me over $200.00. Easy to install Thank you and will b using you guys often. I recommend this company to anyone needing parts. 546322



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Great just what I needed, fast service.... Thanks 471664



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Easy replacement of my operator mechanism that stripped when the lid stuck closed. Came with easy to read instructions showing how to install/replace complete with photos. As MAXXAIR rep told me, hardest part of the job is going up onto and down from the unit roof.....part gets replaced from the top. HINT: If you have a helper, position them inside the unit to move the lid lift arms up and down to better enable getting all the screws out/in without interfering with the arm hardware and position the arms to re-engage the lid...will save you a couple of trips up and down the ladder. Other than that...piece of cake. 519353



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Not so much about the items I have purchased, but the fabulous service during and after the sale that you get when buying from e-trailer 584831



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Our MaxxAir Fan was skipping when opening and closing. I contacted MaxxAir Customer Service and was told I needed a new Operator Mechanism but unfortunately they were on back-order and a ship date was not available. I checked etrailer.com and they were available in stock. Quick shipping and comes with detail remove and replace instructions that made the process very easy. Thanks eTrailer. 588413



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The defective operator was in an electric operated roof vent. It would open part way then drop down and repeat several times before stopping. This was an exact replacement. The instructions were clear and easy to follow. Took about about 15 minutes to replace. 576901



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fast service, no problems , I would use the again 542402



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product was just what I ordered. Fixed a 250.00 fan for 15.00. very happy . 511693



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I had to replace this part a couple of years ago and had to order it directly from Maxxair. They sent me just the part with no documentation. Because of this I believe that I installed it improperly and caused the part to fail. etrailer included complete instructions and I feel this will be trouble free now. Shipping was quick and it was well packaged. Thank you etrailer! 494700



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Product was illustrated well, easy order, received on time. Will shop Etrailer again. 575481



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Ordered part one day and part was delivered in two days. Part was priced right and my maxair fan is working great. 554140



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Over the top, outstanding customer service. While traveling, my power vent opening/closing mechanism failed. After contacting Kim, we weren’t sure the in-stock part was the right part. Kim contacted the manufacturer for me, confirmed it was the right one and shipped it to me express. This is clearly outstanding customer service. I’d give more than 5 stars if it would let me! Thank you! 474677



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Somewhat easy install, make sure that you read directions. Turn the manual knob on the fan motor all the way to the closed position, after the vent cover has been removed from the lift arms, then install new operator according to manufacturer's instructions. 670831



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Fit right in and works like a charm. thank you 670252



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product arrived on time. This part was easy to install and worked very well. I tried to get this part at a local [trailer dealer] parts department but they told me it would have to be through a third party and would take a few days. I found this part at etrailer.com got the part within three days and at a very reasonable price. So reasonable I bought two so I would have a spare. 669654



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Exactly what was needed, easy to insta ll. 668735



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The product was just what I needed and ordered. It seems that etrailer always has just what I need and always deliver fast and efficiently. Great customer service, the Live Chat is always a big help. etrailer is my first stop for anything trailer and automotive. 667916



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great service 666825



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perfect replacement for my broken part. Good shipping service. Thank you ! 666326



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Still working 665751



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Easy to replace, works great... Thanks Jim 664709



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I was happy with my experience with etrailer. Website was easy to navigate and the delivery of my part was actually faster than expected. Unfortunately I ordered the wrong part. I will use etrailer to order the correct part. Five stars for them, one star for me:(. 664678



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Item# MA10-20281K-1AF, direct replacement for my MaxxAir Standard fan. Fit perfectly, simple installation, works great. Purchase and delivery from e-trailer.com was very simple, and delivery was prompt, arriving on time as promised. Excellent purchase experience, 5 stars. 663422



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Fast, friendly and great service. Would use this site again for future needs. Reasonable pricing also!! 662974



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I have had great success with etrailer, I love their wide selection of parts and accessories and the prompt service. The quality and fit of this part was probably better than the original part that failed on the MaxxFan. 662559



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I needed one of these after my current Maxxair vent cap wouldn't raise. I went on the roof and saw this part was in 5 different pieces. I thought I had to order a whole new vent assembly. But found this part and for a low cost repaired the vent on my own. etrialer shipping was fast, appreciate their support to offer this. 662175



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Replacement part (Maxxair fan operator mechanism) which controls the lift of the fan cover, arrived promptly. Shipping costs were very reasonable, unlike other places that seem to overcharge for sending a small part. Very pleasant to do business with this company. Will do so again when the need arises. 661971



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Package arrived est. time, correct part , very helpful staff. Would order again from them, great follow ups. 656932



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My son had slipped while cleaning the top of the camper and broke the mechanism on the fan. We couldn't find a part number anywhere. After just googling different parts I finally found this site. My husband said this looked like the right part so I took a chance since it wasn't too expensive and shipping was cheap. I received the part in a couple of days and it was the part we needed. So instead of spending $300 for a new fan we spent $18.00 for the part. This is the first place I will look next time I need something for my camper. 656904



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My old lift operator broke into 5 or 6 pcs this fit perfect. Installed in less than 10 minutes from outside on top on MaxxAir 4500K great part fast delivery 656897



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I've ordered many items for etrailer always have found that their customer service is one of the best in the market. They always seem to have many products to choose from as always in stock. Give them a try and you'll definitely be satisfied. 653583



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Great product at a great price....too bad I have to stock up on them; I sure wish Maxxfan makes a better gear as this is the weak point. However, I am glad that etrailer carries it at a great price and affordable shipping....as usual. 653454



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Product arrived as advertised. I felt that the price on the actuator assembly was fair, but I felt the price on the single, small, nylon bushing was very much over priced. I very much appreciated the expedited shipping. I would recommend your company to others. Thank you for the great service ! 652240



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Excellent service. Product arrived quickly, in good condition and with great instructions. I changed out the broken part in a few minutes....a part costing a few dollars saved me hundreds of dollars...now I don’t have to change the whole fan. Awesome. 651286



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Perfect fit thanks to the description and pictures which were so helpful the first time around. Also very reasonably priced. Thank you!!! 651279



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Ordering online was easy, pricing was reasonable, and the email communication kept me informed as to where our order was. We will definitely order through e trailer again. 651021



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The gearbox looks great but my problem turned out to be some animal had crawled into the mechanisms and was keeping it from working so a little cleaning and like new. 650603



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Nice fast delivery of part needed. 650423



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Perfect fit in my Maxxair 4501K. Fan is back to working normal. Thanks! 650262



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got help to identify problem and then sent correct part to fix. great service. 649543



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Ordered plenty of parts over the years never been displeased with service or the part them self . 647777


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  • Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vents # MA10-20281K-1AF is what you want for your MaxxAir Deluxe Fan if it is a power lift or the Replacement MaxxAir Roof Vent Manual Lift Operator # MA10-20281K-3CF if it is manual lift. I've attached a photo of the vent assembly which shows the models for the parts listed above. This photo also gives you a visual of the location for replacement. I've also attached the installation details of the MaxxFan...
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  • Troubleshooting MaxxAir Maxxfan 7000K Making Noises When Closing
  • I reached out to the manufacturer and their tech said he is confident the operator mechanism is what is causing your issue. You will want part # MA10-20281K-1AF to replace this and fix the issue.
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  • Motor On MaxxAir MaxxFan 4900K Roof Vent Will Not Shut Off When Lid Is Closed
  • I spoke with MaxxAir about the issues you are having with your MaxxAir MaxxFan Roof Vent and they informed me that the gears inside the lift motor have gone bad so you will need to replace this with the Replacement Lift Motor for Maxx Fan Plus Roof Vent part # MA10-20270. I was also able to confirm that the Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vents part # MA10-20281K-1AF is correct for you so that is not the issue.
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  • Operating Modes for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus Roof Vent MA00-04500K
  • The MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus Roof Vent # MA00-04500K has a powered lid which closes automatically when the rain sensor detects moisture or when you use the remote control or keypad. The fan on this vent will continue to run even with the lid closed if the unit is set to operate in the selectable ceiling fan mode. Operation of the fan is also controlled by the thermostat setting. I suggest making sure you do not have the ceiling fan operating mode engaged.
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  • How to Fix Clicking Noise Coming from MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vent
  • The clicking noise that you are hearing from your MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vent # MA00-07500K or # MA00-07000K actually means you need to replace the Operator Mechanism # MA10-20281K-1AF. I reached out to my contact at MaxxAir who confirmed this.
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  • Troubleshooting MaxxAir Vent Powered Lid that Won't Open
  • I've attached the owners manual for your 4900K model which is similar to the # MA00-04500K model. It sounds like your operator mechanism is bad according to my tech contact at MaxxAir. For your 4900K model you will want the Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vents # MA10-20281K-1AF. If you can't even manually lift the lid, this mechanism is definitely the issue.
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  • Troubleshooting MaxxAir Roof Vent that Pops When Attempting to Open
  • We've spoken with Maxxair about a similar issue as yours in the past and they told us that the issue was a bad operator in your Maxxair Roof Vent. For a replacement you'd want the part # MA10-20281K-1AF. This is the mechanism that raises and lowers the lid.
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  • Troubleshooting MaxxFan Plus Model Operator Install
  • The Replacement Operator Mechanism # MA10-20281K-1AF that you referenced is the correct replacement operator for your MaxxFan Plus model roof vent. Is it possible you installed this in place of where the # MA10-20281K-3CF should have gone as this is a similar operator but installs in a different place. See attached diagram.
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  • How Does Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus MA10-20281K-1AF Install
  • I've attached an exploded diagram photo of the vent assembly that uses the Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vents # MA10-20281K-1AF for you to check out. You'll need to use it as a guide for disassembly and reassembly.
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  • MaxxFan Roof Vent Replacement Operator Mechanism
  • You did not specify the part that you have but I assume you have the MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vent # MA00-07500K or MaxxFan Plus Roof Vent # MA00-04500K. There is not a "switch" for these vents and the only replacement part I can think of that could potentially remedy the situation is the Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vents # MA10-20281K-1AF. This would be if your current mechanism is somehow damaged or faulty so you will want to be sure that...
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  • Lift Motor for RV MaxxAir Fan 4501K
  • We do have the lift motor you are looking for as our part number # MA10-20270 which is the correct lift motor for your 4501K MaxxAir fan.
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  • MaxxAir MaxxFan Lid Lifts In the Wind While Driving
  • It sounds like you have the MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus model. If that is the case then you will need to replace the operator mechanism as that is what is causing your lid to not stay closed while driving. For replacement, we have the Replacement Operator Mechanism part # MA10-20281K-1AF if you have a powered lift vent or part # MA10-20281K-3CF if you have a manual lift vent.
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  • Solution for MaxxAir MaxxFan that Clicks and Fan Won't Shut Off
  • Sounds like your roof vent lid isn't closing all the way when you ask it to which is why the fan isn't shutting off and also explains the clicking of the operator as it's trying to close it. In the past we've seen similar issues to this turn out to be fixed by replacing the operator with the part # MA10-20281K-1AF which is correct operator for your MaxxAir MaxxFan.
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  • Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus 4500K
  • Yes, the Replacement Operator Mechanism part # MA10-20281K-1AF is indeed the correct one for a MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus 4500K. We also sell this complete vent as part # MA00-04500K.
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  • MaxxFan Plus Roof Vent Cycles a Few Times After Vent is Closed
  • If you have the MaxxFan Plus Roof Vent # MA00-04000K installed then it would make sense that the fan would continue to operate with the vent closed as this acts as a ceiling fan when the vent is closed. Should you have a different MaxxFan just let me know what the model is and I can look into it further.
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  • Replacement Power Lift Mechanism for MaxxFan Roof Vent
  • For your MaxxFan roof vent you most likely need the Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir MaxxFan Plus or MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vents # MA10-20281K-1AF. This replaces the powered lift function. It is best to access this from the top like you see in the instructions of # MA00-06401K. This will allow you to access the functions of the unit and then reinstall.
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  • Replacement Operator Mechanism for 4-Speed MaxxAir Vent Fan
  • If you have a 4-speed motor then you most likely have either the MaxxAir MaxxFan Mini or the MaxxAir MaxxFan. Therefore, the correct replacement operator for you is gong to be part # MA10-20281K-3CF if you have a manual lift vent lid or part # MA10-20281K-1AF if you have a powered lift vent lid.
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  • Replacement Operator Recommendation for MaxxFan 7500 Powered Roof Vent
  • Sounds like you have a damaged or worn out roof vent operator and need to replace it with the part # MA10-20281K-1AF since you said the motor doesn't want to fully open or close the lid and it's difficult to turn by hand.
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  • Trobleshooting Lid Lift Function on Maxxair 7500 Fan
  • Since the lid motor on your MaxxAir 7500 vent with powered lift # MA00-07500K is operating but the lid stops midway unless you give it some manual assistance the issue is either power-related or the result of a damaged operator mechanism # MA10-20281K-1AF. My tech contact at MaxxAir said that the behavior you describe is often related to low available input power. The vent will detect if the incoming operating voltage is low or marginal and it will stop the lid opening. This is a safety...
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  • MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vent Only Opens Manually
  • If the power open/close feature on your MaxxFan Deluxe Roof Vent like part # MA00-07000K no longer works then the operator mechanism is bad and will need to be replaced for which we have the Replacement Operator Mechanism for MaxxAir part # MA10-20281K-1AF.
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