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    Thermopile not producing enough voltage

    I have a gas fireplace (Fireplace Xtrordinair 36 DV XL) with a millivolt system. It's around 20 years old. I'm using a millivolt compatible digital thermostat (White-Rodgers 1E78-140), but often there is not enough voltage (~459 mV) from the thermopile to operate the thermostat - it does not...
  2. joescho

    Help with Mt Vernon Insert

    Hello Everyone: I've been reading up on what everyone has been doing and I hope all of you are well. I have a Mt Vernon AE (2009 ish) insert that is now suddenly acting weird and doesn't follow any of the symptoms and problems I have seen. It would seem that the stove starts up, feeds pellets...
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    DIY Secondary Combustion / Air

    I want to share what I have learned from hours of reading forums and watching youtube - an attempt to repay those who laid the groundwork for me. I have a Suburban Manufacturing Wood Chief / Coal Chief stove insert that has faithfully heated my house(s) since 2006ish. This is been a great...
  4. Jcc583

    Vigas 40L CPU T3 Error

    I’m hoping someone can help me I have installed a Vigas 40L with an ak3000 CPU. The flue temp is read by a pt1000. I’m getting CPU T3 error. What type of sensor or thermostat is needed for the thermal storage T3 connection?
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    Classic Bay 1200 Thermocouple

    Has anyone ever replaced a Quadrafire Classic Bay 1200 thermocouple? One of the twisted lines recently snapped under the thermocoupler cover and I wanted to replace both. I know I need to slide the cover over the thermocouple, but I have never replaced the actual thermocouple. Is it a hard...
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    Convection blower slow to come on and off - Quadrafire Classic Bay 1200 FS

    My stove (year 2000) calls for heat, ignites, drops pellets, and then lags to turn convection blower on (15+ minutes). Once it reaches temp, the convection blower lags to shut off... 30+ minutes after exhaust blower does. It's super noisy on startup too- grinding metallic noise, but that fades...
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    help, gas fireplace cycles on and off a few times before burning steadily

    I have a Lennox MPD3530CNE built-in natural gas fireplace in a home into which I recently moved. It was working fine until recently. Recently I opened it up to clean the glass and vacuum up some dust. I put the fake logs and synthetic ember material back in place and closed the glass back up...
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    QF Castile Insert - New Control Box: New Problems

    This posting is a follow-up to my posting entitled " QF Castile: Auger Keeps Turning After Call Light is Out." See I installed the new control box after installing the thermo-couple grounding...
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    Thermocouple Problem?

    We have a Majestic direct vent fireplace using propane. When lighting the pilot, the instructions state to hold in the pilot switch for at least 30 seconds in order for the pilot to stay lit. With our fireplace, I can release the pilot switch immediately upon lighting the pilot and the pilot...