Quadrafire Mt Vernon E2 issues

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Bfurchak

Member
Jan 28, 2016
5
Nj
I’ve had a Mt Vernon E2 freestanding stove for about 5yrs now. Recently on startup the combustion blower switches on full speed and then never ramps down and stove doesn’t start. If I unplug stove and plug back in It will usually start. sometimes it will ramp down after 15-20mins and then start. I have bypassed the vacuum switch and both snap discs with no change. Sometimes stove works fine and today it will light and run fine for a few minutes then just stop feeding and ramp the combustion blower back up to high until stove goes out. I get no red warning lights (faults), I’m thinking maybe a temp sensor or bad blower RPM sensor?
 

stovelark

Minister of Fire
Oct 10, 2009
1,549
SE CT
Look at your control board for connections and also the exhaust sensor probe, I think for proper startup (the comb blwr slowing down initially) and feed, it checks for the exh temp input too. Where's Kap?
 

kappel15

Minister of Fire
Sep 14, 2014
2,508
Iowa
From the AE and back, I know the stoves. All the new ones, from the E2 and up, I have not kept up with as the store I worked for closed. Owner retired. I am limited to my abilities. kap
 

Bfurchak

Member
Jan 28, 2016
5
Nj
I swapped RPM sensor from an old exhaust blower and no change. Now at times the fire will light then few minutes later the fan ramps up and fire burns out. Then it restarts itself. I’m thinking the board is no good and getting a bad/false temp signal. Probably going to bite the bullet and buy a new control board for $250