MT. Vernon AE convection fan

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GlennG2759

New Member
Feb 14, 2022
2
Hudson Valley NY
I’ve had a 2012 Mt Vernon AE that has gone thru all problems people are familiar with. My problem now is I can’t seem to get the convection blower to go into HIGH, whether it be switched into on manual mode or by raising the temp in auto mode. The thermostat will indicate it’s in high but fan is not blowing as if it it was. I do have the fan in normal mode not quiet. Board has been replaced once because of broken pins on both the firepot TC and drop tube TC. New board has pins reinforced with some kind of epoxy. Stove starts, runs, and shuts down for auto clean accordingly. I’ve removed and cleaned conv. blower, replaced drop tube tc, and firepot tc. Stove has been meticulously maintained by me every season. I run approx 3 & 1/2 tons of high quality pellets a year and stove has ran great the past 5 years after I replaced the board. When these particular stoves run they run great but when they have problems they’re sometimes hard to trouble shoot. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
 

kappel15

Minister of Fire
Sep 14, 2014
2,543
Iowa
Try cleaning the area on the drop tube that the drop tube thermocouple connects to with a wingnut Also the O end of the wire. Sometimes this area can get a little rusty or corroded and dtthermo won't read accurate enough kap
 

GlennG2759

New Member
Feb 14, 2022
2
Hudson Valley NY
Try cleaning the area on the drop tube that the drop tube thermocouple connects to with a wingnut Also the O end of the wire. Sometimes this area can get a little rusty or corroded and dtthermo won't read accurate enough kap
Little sandpaper and a little scrubbing and that did the trick. Thanks very much for your advice, much appreciated. Glenn
 
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