Thermostat or control board

BigJohnfromCT Posted By BigJohnfromCT, May 12, 2019 at 2:36 PM

  1. BigJohnfromCT

    BigJohnfromCT
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    Attached is a video file of my blinking thermostat. I have no idea what is wrong, i.e. is it the thermostat or the control board in the stove and given the high price of both I'm trying to narrow it down. Here's what I know:
    -Stove is a Quad MVAE, dealer installed in March 2011
    -It happens randomly
    -Thermostat does not lose the program
    -I installed a new Tripplite surge protector last week thinking it might be dirty power.
    -Sometimes it will stop by itself, sometimes I pull the plug on the stove to clear it up
    -Stove seems to run fine except for this flashing thermostat
    -Wires on back of stove and t-stat are tight
    -Happens whether the stove is dirty or clean
    -I'm out of ideas

    Any thoughts or questions are welcome. Thank you for reading. BTW, the file takes a few seconds to down load
     

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  2. BigJohnfromCT

    BigJohnfromCT
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    So I'm looking at about $265 for a new t-stat or $531 for a new control board. Unfortunately, as they are both electronic components neither are returnable. Guess I'll just wait it out.
     
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  3. Ssyko

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    Unhook the T-stat and see if the stove runs normal.
     
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  4. BigJohnfromCT

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    Not sure that the stove can be operated w/o the t-stat.
     
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  5. Ssyko

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    Oh ok, its the quad wall unit My bad. I was thinking a normal tstat
     
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