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Offline robstar

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Instaflame Manual
« on: September 14, 2015, 09:31:03 AM »
Is there anybody know where i can find a manual for instaflame DV36RN fireplace.

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2015, 10:08:33 AM »
I believe Insta Flame, Majestic and Vermont Castings went out of business.

Download The Enviro DV36 Owners Manual - Here

Download the Majestic / Vermont Castings DVRT36 Installation and Operating Manual - Here

Hopefully those manuals help you.


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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2015, 02:29:09 PM »
Thanks admin, I'm having problem looking for thermocouple for that said unit.
Somebody know where to get one.

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2015, 04:36:41 PM »
I goto The Fireplace Center / Advanced Prefabs for those type of parts.  They always have something that matches up.  I'm in Ottawa, where abouts are you located?

I think the thermocouple type depends on wether you have the SIT or Robertshaw gas valve.

I believe the SIT uses part #24D0808,

http://vermontcastingsparts.com/Vermont-Castings-24D0808-Thermocouple-Dvb20-24-Gdtv36-24D0808.htm

I used to order alot of hard to get fireplace parts from Target and they would ship the parts to me.  I tried calling and the message said BBQ and grill parts so I'm not sure if the company changed or got out of selling fireplace parts.  You could call them tomorrow when they open at,

1 (800) 648-5864


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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2015, 04:45:41 PM »
Here's Target's new number,

1 (866) 982-7438

http://www.target-wholesale.com

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2015, 05:45:47 AM »
I've worked on hundreds of those fireplaces. I would strongly suggest to you to order a complete pilot assembly it will make your life a lot  easier to replace. Not much of a price difference either

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #6 on: September 18, 2015, 10:11:45 AM »
That a a good idea, Thanks a lot.

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2015, 03:37:40 PM »
After double checking everything before i replace the pilot assembly i found out that the  MERCURY FLAME SAFETY SWITCH is the one that need to be replace. the fireplace works when i bypass the switch. Now the question is where can i get this swich?

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2015, 04:55:24 PM »
With the model and serial number you should be able to order any part from Target.

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2015, 07:03:04 PM »
After having worked as a fireplace installer for almost 10 years, the only ones I ever heard of that had a mercury flame safety switch were discontinued and only the remaining stock that was still around was being sold to those who got lucky. I remembered hearings that when they were down to the last few of those switches, they were selling over $500. This was years ago, and they would probably be completely impossible to find now. I'm not sure if this is the same as yours, but you may be looking to replace that fireplace as bypassing the switch is a huge no no.

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #10 on: October 01, 2015, 08:38:02 AM »
I agree with you, I only bypass it just to test the switch. It's too bad that they don't make replacement part, it's not even pair for those owner.

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #11 on: October 01, 2015, 08:53:47 AM »
They probably discontinue the mercury switch, but I heard they sell the replacement kit.I think that a pain to change it.I would try to get the part from south of the border.

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #12 on: March 12, 2019, 09:25:53 AM »
Can someone sum up this issue as I have the same problem.  What is the most cost effective solution?
Thank you,
Rob

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #13 on: March 13, 2019, 09:25:14 AM »
Can someone sum up this issue as I have the same problem.  What is the most cost effective solution?
Thank you,
Rob

they make a conversion kit that changes the gas valve and pilot assembly,  cost about $300-400

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Re: Instaflame Manual
« Reply #14 on: March 13, 2019, 10:11:54 AM »
Get from south of the border.Recycle your old mercury switch to community recycling center.