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Wolf Cooktop Hood Filter Removal and Cleaning


  • How to remove or install the filters from the Cooktop Island Hood or Cooktop Wall Hood
  • How to clean cooktop ventilation filters
  • Filter key illuminated
  • How to reset the Filter icon or light on Cooktop Island or Wall Hood


Cleaning Frequency

  • Clean the Cooktop Hood aluminum mesh filters every month.
  • Clean more often if cooking with grease, frying foods, or wok cooking.
  • As a default, the filter clean indicator on the control module illuminates after approximately 30 hours of operation.

How to Clean

To remove and clean the filters:

  1. Push the filter toward the back of the hood and rotate the filter downward, as shown below.
  2. Filters may be placed in a dishwasher or hand washed with a mild detergent or spray degreaser.
  3. When filters are dry, install them.
  4. Reset the filter indicator by pressing the Filter button on the control module.
  • The control module is on the front edge of the hood. Filter button location varies by model. Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information. 
  • Do not use the ventilation hood without filters. This may cause damage to the blower or other internal components of the hood.
  • To reduce the risk of a grease fire, clean the ventilation products frequently. Do not allow grease to accumulate on the fan or filter.

If using a recirculating kit, see Replacing Pro Hood Recirculating Filters for information on replacing the charcoal filters.

  • Contact a professional cleaning service in your area for further cleaning of grease from ventilation systems.
  • Some Factory Certified Service providers may clean filters for a cost. Contact them for rates for cleaning.

See also:

To order replacement filters, contact a Factory Certified Parts Distributor.

Instructions for Other Wolf Ventilation Products

See the following for instructions on removing the filter on other Wolf Ventilation products:


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