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Yes it can. But leave this work to a qualified electrician. The consequences of doing this improperly range from failure of the cooktop to work, to damage to the cooktop, to an electrical fire, to injury or death due to electrocution. The hazards cannot be stated strongly enough.

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Q: When converting from an electric downdraft cooktop to a gas downdraft cooktop can the 240V outlet be converted to 120V to run the fan without rewiring?
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