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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: 10 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Gaztech replied 10 months ago.

Welcome to Just Answer, my name is Luke

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Are you ready?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Gaztech replied 10 months ago.

Helo, stand by

Expert:  Gaztech replied 10 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 10 months ago.
Dose not have door switch
Expert:  Gaztech replied 10 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 10 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 10 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Going to get metro
Expert:  Gaztech replied 10 months ago.

OK

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
7.5 volts
Expert:  Gaztech replied 10 months ago.

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

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No
Expert:  Gaztech replied 10 months ago.

Did you set voltmeter to AC or DC

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Dc
Expert:  Gaztech replied 10 months ago.

Try AC

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
117.7
Expert:  Gaztech replied 10 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 10 months ago.
I'll check will take a while
Expert:  Gaztech replied 10 months ago.

OK

Expert:  Gaztech replied 10 months ago.

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