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My stove quit the start button is blinking combustion motor

Customer Question

my stove quit the start button is blinking combustion motor is running pipe is clear door is closed will not feed pellets auger motoe is new now what
JA: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of the appliance? And has it done this before?
Customer: enviro about 5 years old
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: just the blinking button
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

Welcome to Just Answer, my name is Luke

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Are you ready?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

Helo, stand by

Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

First thing to check is the top door switch, if it is defective it will keep the auger from working.

Unplug unit then jump the 2 wires together then start it up

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Dose not have door switch
Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

OK, check to see if motor is getting power when it is supposed to turn

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Combustion motor running when start button is hit on temp light comes on feed light says it's feeding but I'm looking at it now and auger not turning
Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

You need to measure voltage feeding the motor with a volt meter. the control board is responsible for doing that.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Going to get metro
Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

OK

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
7.5 volts
Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

Seems low, have you got the old motor to check voltage specs on it.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No
Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

Did you set voltmeter to AC or DC

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Dc
Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

Try AC

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
117.7
Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

OK now that is better, motor should turn, there might be a obstruction, you could pull motor out to see it will turn when not in place

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I'll check will take a while
Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

OK

Expert:  Gaztech replied 4 months ago.

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