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Help...Englander stove blower fan not working..........

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by MCPO, Dec 9, 2008.

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  1. MCPO

    MCPO Minister of Fire

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    ..........Here`s a good one. Last evening I was visiting someone who wanted to show me his new pellet stove. I think it was the Englander 25PDVC (larger one of their two basic models) Anyway, the stove was burning fine but quite hot to the touch running on #3 and according to him it was pretty much heating his whole house but I didn`t feel any heat blowing out. However it was radiating plenty of heat. He had no clue about the blower fan since he is new to burning pellets , so far at the rate of 1 and a half to 2 bags a day. The stove almost felt like a wood stove.
    I confirmed that the distribution fan was not working as I could see the squirrel cage not moving when I looked thru the hole in the back of the stove.(even with the fan set on 9)
    Wednesday morning I am going to remove the back cover on the stove and check it out. Hopefully I`ll find a loose wire and if not I can check the fan with direct 120v and if it turns I assume it would be the control board and then on the phone to Englander service.
    Any comments or suggestions would be appreciated.

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  2. kofkorn

    kofkorn Feeling the Heat

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    Check the "Air On Temp" button, should be set at 1. (bottom right on the control board)

    Also, could be a bad temp sensor. Keep that in mind when checking the voltages.

    Other than that send a PM to Mike Holton, he works for Englander and is a regular on the forum. I can't find his username now, but you should find it easily in a search.

    Good luck!
  3. kofkorn

    kofkorn Feeling the Heat

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    Sorry,

    Forgot who I was replying to. Forget the Mike Holton comment. You probably have him on the batphone already :)
  4. MCPO

    MCPO Minister of Fire

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    I appreciate the reply. The air on temp was set on #1. I`m gonna check it out first before I call Englander service.
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