King 5500m pellet stove room range constantly blinking

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Farmlady79

New Member
Oct 26, 2020
4
Maine
Okay so like the title says the heat range constantly blinks when running, we hooked up this up late summer. I’ve read the manual and it say
“Flashing Heat Range Setting Indicator: this indicators that the stove is in a cut back condition in an attempt to prevent an over temperature shutdown.”

okay...that’s get an all but why....?
I need suggestions of why that is.

I don’t want it in cut back mode, I need all the heat I can get up here in maine during the winter time.
 
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Farmlady79

New Member
Oct 26, 2020
4
Maine
Is stove new?
Not new, we’re it’s second owner.
i cleaned before installing and vacuumed everything (even removed the two slots) removed the the room fan, cleaned that all out. Bought and installed a new igniter, bought and installed a new temperature sensor. Still blinking....
 

ARC

Feeling the Heat
Oct 31, 2017
269
Au Sable Forks, NY
heat range constantly blinks

What is blinking the red light above the heat range button or the dash between the Hr - number. If the dash then I would guess the jumper for the external thermostat is missing or external thermostat is hooked up wrong.
 

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Farmlady79

New Member
Oct 26, 2020
4
Maine
What is blinking the red light above the heat range button or the dash between the Hr - number. If the dash then I would guess the jumper for the external thermostat is missing or external thermostat is hooked up wrong.
The heat range number itself is blinking. The dash stops blinking about 10 minutes after startup
 

ARC

Feeling the Heat
Oct 31, 2017
269
Au Sable Forks, NY
The heat range number itself is blinking. The dash stops blinking about 10 minutes after startup

Is this at all Heat range settings or only the highest one. If you set it on heat range 1 or 2 does it still do it?

Have you tried factory resetting the control board?

Factory Defaults: To return the control to its original factory default settings, Press and hold the
AUX UP and AUX DOWN buttons together for three seconds.
 
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Mt Bob

Minister of Fire
Oct 31, 2013
4,075
park county montana
I'm with ARC,I doubt the number blinking is indicating a stove problem,that is not what blinks for problems.Sounds more like display has a problem.Would try resetting the controller,like he said.Also,lots have said resetting it once sometimes does not work,reset it 3 times in a row.
 
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Farmlady79

New Member
Oct 26, 2020
4
Maine
Is this at all Heat range settings or only the highest one. If you set it on heat range 1 or 2 does it still do it?

Have you tried factory resetting the control board?

Factory Defaults: To return the control to its original factory default settings, Press and hold the
AUX UP and AUX DOWN buttons together for three seconds.
I’ve notice today that is I up the room range both the dash and number stay blinking unlike on room range one with just the one blinking. I’ll try resetting the control board and see where that gets me. Thank you