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    Not trying to be rude, but the message you didn't...

    Not trying to be rude, but the message you didn't get from reading the previous posts is that if you are replacing your existing unit with an 80% unit or installing a 90% unit and orphaning the...
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    [QUOTE=Purcell1;14937861]You need either a...

    [QUOTE=Purcell1;14937861]You need either a thermocouple, or power pile.

    That's a broad assumption!
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    Wow! thought I was never going to get thru all...

    Wow! thought I was never going to get thru all these posts. I think you guys scared him off.:couchhide:
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    FYI, thermopiles very seldom fail, looks for...

    FYI, thermopiles very seldom fail, looks for excessive millivolt losses in the circuit as cjpwalker has stated.
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    I hear ya! :bump:

    I hear ya!
    :bump:
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    ??????????????? Interesting description of how a...

    ??????????????? Interesting description of how a thermocouple works! ???????
  8. All I can say is that the fan is working as it...

    All I can say is that the fan is working as it should. Make the call, as you yourself has stated, you don't have ANY experience working on heaters.
  9. Thread: FMI manual

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    FMI manual

    I'm trying to locate an owner's manual for a FMI GLS650 Victoria Series natural gas unit. I've been to their web site but that model is not listed? Customer is having an issue with log placement,...
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    Multi-meters and a thorough knowledge of...

    Multi-meters and a thorough knowledge of millivolt systems...what a concept! Oh never mind, lets just throw parts at the thing and hope it doesn't go bang...
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    [QUOTE=tucker68;8610291]No wall switch or remote....

    [QUOTE=tucker68;8610291]No wall switch or remote.

    Is it on a thermostat then????
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    As per B149.1, a vent shall not terminate within...

    As per B149.1, a vent shall not terminate within 12" of a door or window for appliances with inputs from 10,000-100,000 btuh, so yes you are correct at 12"
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    Have you cleaned the pilot burner and orifice?...

    Have you cleaned the pilot burner and orifice? What about combustion air, have you got a blockage somewhere? What are your millivolt readings? Start with the basics b-4 changing parts needlessly....
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    The on/off switch I'm referring to is the rocker...

    The on/off switch I'm referring to is the rocker switch located on the gas valve next to the molex connector. The on position is the - side of the switch.
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    Make sure the on/off switch is in the on position.

    Make sure the on/off switch is in the on position.
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    What does your manual say, it appears that your...

    What does your manual say, it appears that your remote is giving you some type of error code with the "beeps".
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    Yes, and he was excellent, spent well over an...

    Yes, and he was excellent, spent well over an hour with my wife and I, went thru all the features of every appliance. If not for him we probably would not have bought LG because we really didn't know...
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    Thanks for the replies, looks like maybe Life's...

    Thanks for the replies, looks like maybe Life's not so good, LG rep at store must have been a hell of a salesman 'cause he convinced me and the mrs. to buy! We'll see how well or not so well things...
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    LG kitchen appliances

    Looking for some feedback on LG kitchen appliances, good or bad? I just purchased a fridge, convection range (electric), dishwasher, and microwave. Haven't had much luck with GE, Whirlpool,...
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    Never thought to look there, thanks.

    Never thought to look there, thanks.
  22. Thread: Bad Gas Valve

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    Dirty/lazy pilot, is the pilot being pulled away...

    Dirty/lazy pilot, is the pilot being pulled away from the thermocouple when main burner ignites? You need to clean it up and get thermocouple readings, I know some of those units can be a pain in the...
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    That's what I thought I was going to have to do,...

    That's what I thought I was going to have to do, fabricate my own, and Rob I won't tell Hearthman.
    :angel:

    Thanks guys.
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    S.I.T. pilot burner parts

    I haven't contacted any of my local gas fireplace distributors as of yet, but I was wondering if the retainer clip that holds the pilot diffuser in place can be purchased individually? I need one for...
  25. Thread: log lighter

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    Time for a gas insert.

    Time for a gas insert.
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    [QUOTE=mac_in_jackson;5201132]I I replaced the...

    [QUOTE=mac_in_jackson;5201132]I I replaced the entire gas log unit.

    ???????

    This is not a DIY site. Please have a qualified fireplace tech come out and inspect your unit.
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    7"wc is standard house line pressure here as...

    7"wc is standard house line pressure here as well, 3.5"wc is a typical manifold pressure. I agree with Mike, do not let him adjust the service regulator.
  28. [QUOTE=m3to335;5163912] . Can I assume this is...

    [QUOTE=m3to335;5163912]
    . Can I assume this is normal and it will diminish after a while?



    No, you should not assume this is normal. You need to have a qualified fireplace service tech check...
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    I installed the GD36 model with standing pilot...

    I installed the GD36 model with standing pilot several years ago in my basement and haven't had an ounce of trouble. Gd model comes with ceramic glass. I also installed fan kit and faux brick liner...
  30. Thread: ceramic log repair

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    Thanks fireplaceguru, are you flooding in your...

    Thanks fireplaceguru, are you flooding in your area yet? I hear the mighty Red is getting high!
  31. Thread: ceramic log repair

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    How about using a dab of high temp silicone or jb...

    How about using a dab of high temp silicone or jb weld to hold it together???
  32. Thread: ceramic log repair

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    A Montigo 36DV unit, 18 years old.

    A Montigo 36DV unit, 18 years old.
  33. Thread: ceramic log repair

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    ceramic log repair

    Is it possible to repair a broken ceramic log from a natural gas unit or is replacement the only option? It's a Y shaped log with one of the legs broken off :confused:
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    Not having much luck with the one and only Heat n...

    Not having much luck with the one and only Heat n Glo dealer in my area on purchasing a replacement glass(I won't get into the specifics of why) for this unit.Can I order directly from Heat n Glo or...
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    Update: Unit was manufactured in 1996,...

    Update: Unit was manufactured in 1996, model#sl-insert, serial# slinnn 4324, glass door assembly part #424-600A. I have contacted the local Heat & Glo dealer and given them the info..waiting to hear...
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    I'll have to contact the customer tomorrow to see...

    I'll have to contact the customer tomorrow to see if there are any digits attached to the model or serial number. I believe the unit to be around 15 years old....just a guess.
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    It's an older unit and those were the only...

    It's an older unit and those were the only numbers(letters) on the rating plate. The glass is held in place with screws.
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    Heat n Glo glass replacement

    Need to verify the model and serial numbers for a Heat n Glo natrual gas insert. The model # is SL-INSERT and Serial # SLINN, are these correct? I'm looking for a part # for a new glass for this unit.
  39. Thread: Furnace Fooler

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    Furnace Fooler

    I was inquiring in the Technical Section on where one could purchace the Furnace Fooler and was given a couple of links to check out. Neither of the two appear to have an online order (shipping)...
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    OP - fight for a new furnace. Maybe, just maybe,...

    OP - fight for a new furnace. Maybe, just maybe, you will force this builder to change the way he does business.[/QUOTE]

    Good advice, worth a shot:rolleyes:
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    You paid for a NEW furnace...have the builder...

    You paid for a NEW furnace...have the builder replace it!
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    Good luck with finding parts, or a dealer for...

    Good luck with finding parts, or a dealer for that matter. I don't believe Valor is any longer in buisness in North America, but I could be wrong.
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    :D BLK Gas Company employee...not yet retired!

    :D
    BLK
    Gas Company employee...not yet retired!
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    Sorry pacnw, not familiar with that particular...

    Sorry pacnw, not familiar with that particular model, but I'm sure manufacturer/local supplier or distributor should be able to supply you with that info.
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    Have you checked inlet/outlet gas pressures at...

    Have you checked inlet/outlet gas pressures at unit? Is the unit burning at correct input rating(over/under fired)? Have you clocked the fireplace to determine this? Is primary air for burner...
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    Discoloration on siding at vent termination...

    Discoloration on siding at vent termination should not occur if unit is operating/installed correctly. Check for incomplete combustion/flame impingment.
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    Good information natgastech, I was not aware...

    Good information natgastech, I was not aware those switches were being phased out. Still have a fair # of units in my service area that utilize those particular safeties.
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    Not allowed here any longer, not an approved gas...

    Not allowed here any longer, not an approved gas appliance..NO SAFETIES!
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    Then why is it there???? Have a qualified tech...

    Then why is it there???? Have a qualified tech check it out for you!
  50. Thread: 2000 posts

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    200 for me............I gotta start asking more...

    200 for me............I gotta start asking more questions :D
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