Jøtul not staying on set temperature

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Bgsmithphd

New Member
Apr 4, 2020
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Utah
I have a jøtul gf 305 with a profane 2 transmitter. It was working fine until a few days ago when it stopped keeping the set point temperature. It will heat the room to the temp but once it dips below that temp, won’t heat up again. Batteries look fine and the remote is set to Smart, so it should work. Any help?
 

DAKSY

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Dec 2, 2008
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Batteries don't need to "look fine," even fresh ones can be weak...
Their charges need to be verified with a multimeter.
These remotes are very sensitive & a minimal drop in voltage
can compromise their function.
 

Bgsmithphd

New Member
Apr 4, 2020
2
Utah
Batteries don't need to "look fine," even fresh ones can be weak...
Their charges need to be verified with a multimeter.
These remotes are very sensitive & a minimal drop in voltage
can compromise their function.
By look fine I meant that the remote shows no indication of battery issue (ie the low battery indicator has not appeared).
But on that topic, is it possible that the batteries could be a problem even if the remote responds to my original selections?
 

DAKSY

Full Time RVer
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Dec 2, 2008
9,099
Wherever we're parked
Possibly. They might be marginal as far as voltage goes.
These remotes are either 3vDC or 6vDC & if your batteries
are not over 1.5vDC EACH, that could be the issue...