V Series Hood Displays FG

Core Issue:

  • V Series VW or VI Black Cooktop Hood displays FG
  • F6 shown in display on V Series Black Cooktop Hood controls
  • V Series VW or VI Cooktop Hood displays FG
  • F6 shown in display on V Series Cooktop Hood controls

Steps to Verify Issue:

Black Glass Hoods

  1. If FG appears on a black, V Series Ventilation Hood, remove and clean the filters using Cooktop Hood Filter Cleaning Instructions.
  2. After reinstalling the filters:
  3. For black hoods, hold the DELAY key until "FF" appears on the display to reset the error code.
  4. See also:

Clean Cooktop Hood aluminum mesh filters every month, more often if cooking with grease, frying foods or wok cooking.

Answer:

The 'FG' icon on black glass hoods will illuminate after approximately 100 hours of operation, indicating the filters need to be cleaned on V Series Cooktop Hoods that are vented.
  • 'FG' can often be misread as 'F6'.
  • Do not operate the ventilation hood without filters. This may cause damage to the blower or other internal components of the hood.
  • To reduce risk of grease fire, clean ventilation products frequently.
  • Grease should not be allowed to accumulate on the fan or filter.
The cooktop displays 'FC' if a recirculating kit charcoal filter is in need of replacement.Refer to the product use and care guide for further information. To order replacement filters, contact a Factory Certified Parts Distributor to order parts.

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