Plugged in the stove, loaded the pellets, set the temperature AND..... nothing :(

abrucerd Posted By abrucerd, Oct 4, 2010 at 12:56 PM

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  1. abrucerd

    Member 2.

    Aug 22, 2007
    Central MA
    It was quite a let down... especially after coming home on Sunday to a chilly 55 degree house... I wanted some heat!

    Stove was plugged in, but the power light wasn't on. I was nervous that my circuit board was fried, but then I remembered that I had it unplugged all summer.

    I started getting frustrated, but then I took the back panel off and jiggled a few of the wires, and it finally lit up. 70 degrees in 15 minutes.

    I'm guessing there's a loose connection somewhere, but not being an electrician or Harman technician, I wouldn't know where to begin... which brings me here :)

    How concerned should I be? Should I have someone come and take a look at it... is it worth it at this point, or should I wait until the power goes out for good?

    Good to be back!
  2. rona

    Minister of Fire 2.

    Apr 2, 2008
    southwestern Minn
    Next time it quits try to jiggle one wire at a time to determine which connection is loose. Sometimes those spade type connections don't get crimped right or they could have been crimped over insulation instead of bare wire.
    You have a good start on a do it yourself project.
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