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Lutron Caseta Wireless Dimmer Switch interfering with kitchen appliance

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So I have somewhat of a strange issue that maybe someone could point me in the right direction. Recently I installed an Akdy range hood (RH-0216) in the kitchen. Also around the same time I removed the existing light fixture in the kitchen and installed 4 LED recessed lights, TorchStar (R1-SJ1DL6D-12W40-6P) and replaced the current 3 way switch with a Lutron Caseta Wireless Dimmer and 2 of their wireless Pico remotes.

I noticed that the range hoods' LED display would constantly turn on by itself. The lights and fan on the range hood don't turn on, just the LED display, which a touchscreen display. I called Akdy and they said it's a bad circuit board and sent a new one; however, I just discovered that this issue only occurs when the kitchen lights are on and dimmed down. The range hood does come with a remote control. Is it possible the wireless capability of the lights are messing with the range hood? Or the dimmer is causing some kind of interference?

The range hood and the kitchen lights are on the same circuit, could this cause an issue? I'd have to double check but I believe it goes Power Source - Range Hood Outlet - Power to Light switch - Power to lights.

Any suggestions?
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Sounds like dimming the can lights changes the load on the vent panel by a very small amount, and most anything LED seems to have a problem with fluctuations.

I bet if your can lights were incandescent or fluorescent there would be no problems at all, and that change might be a good solution.

A lot of LED bulbs do have some tendency to act a bit crazy when other things are on the same circuit.

I installed LED bulbs in a ceiling fan and they wouldn't light unless I had one incandescent in the fixture. Just a weird LED issue.

I also have 8 LED can lights in the kitchen, and when first turned on, one light comes on, followed by the rest after a moment. Another weird LED issue.
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