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Room Fan has failed on Enviro Mini A

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by Enviro Mini Owner, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. Enviro Mini Owner

    Enviro Mini Owner New Member

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    How do you get the room fan going again please? Mine seems to have failed. Can I safely run the stove without running fan?

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  2. Mr. Spock

    Mr. Spock Minister of Fire

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    Are you comfortable using a voltmeter? Can check that the fan is getting power.
  3. SmokeyTheBear

    SmokeyTheBear Minister of Fire

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    Clean and oil it, even then it may not work and running with out the room fan is likely to result in high temperature shut downs.
  4. Don2222

    Don2222 Minister of Fire

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    Hello

    The room fan turns on when the snap disc mounted on the exhaust blower reaches approx 120 Deg F. See the red arrow in the pic below. If this disc is bad and stuck open the room blower will not turn on. If the room blower does not turn on the stove will overheat and trip the Hi Limit snap disc.

    Also if the room blower has ceased up and not working then it will not turn on.

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  5. Enviro Mini Owner

    Enviro Mini Owner New Member

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    How do I know if the disc is bad?
  6. Don2222

    Don2222 Minister of Fire

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    Jump it out!
  7. Enviro Mini Owner

    Enviro Mini Owner New Member

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    Yes I can use a voltmeter. Once the stove has cooled, it was charging along at 420 degrees with Black Hills, will the power lugs be obvious?
  8. Enviro Mini Owner

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    Sorry, I don't know what you mean. I am from the other side of the pond.
  9. Mr. Spock

    Mr. Spock Minister of Fire

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    Follow the wires to and from the fan. Look for spade connectors or connection points to probe.
  10. Woody1911a1

    Woody1911a1 Feeling the Heat

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    take the 2 spade connectors off the disc in the picture and connect them using preferably a jumper wire using a wire with 2 male spade connectors .
  11. Don2222

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    Ok, A continuity checker of Volt-Ohm meter will only show Zero ohms when your stove is cool when testing the snap disc.

    Remove the wires from the snap disc and connect them together. Turn the stove on and if the room blower comes on in 5 or 10 minutes like it normally does then the snap disc is bad. :)
  12. Woody1911a1

    Woody1911a1 Feeling the Heat

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    be very careful not to let either connection touch anything metal or your flesh !
  13. Enviro Mini Owner

    Enviro Mini Owner New Member

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    I assume I should not run the stove ny-passing the snap disc because it would not shut off if it overheated.
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    Woody1911a1 Feeling the Heat

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    if overheating the fan will go to high full on so no problem there .
  17. SmokeyTheBear

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    It won't if the blower no workie ....

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