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Offline Matatan

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Insta Flame Gas Fireplace Model DV32RN
« on: October 09, 2017, 10:11:26 AM »
I am looking for a manual for this old fireplace.  The problem I have is the squirrel fan does not kick in or out when it is suppose to.  Maybe I need a switch?  Thermal coupler?

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Re: Insta Flame Gas Fireplace Model DV32RN
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2017, 10:44:42 AM »
If you apply 120V directly to the motor and it works you likely have a faulty thermoswitch.  It’s wired in series with the fan and is usually mounted high on the back or sides of the fireplace.

It will have a temperature ON / OFF rating and you can replace it with any universal part.

Offline Porcupinepuffer

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Re: Insta Flame Gas Fireplace Model DV32RN
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2017, 01:31:15 PM »
Have you confirmed that the fan does work? It's often the bearings that dry out first and the fan seizes up. Depending on the setup, the thermal disc can have a fairly long delay to come on and off. Additional decorative accessories (such as porcelain panels/fake bricks) can slow down the rate of heat transfer to the thermal disc.

Offline harshal

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Re: Insta Flame Gas Fireplace Model DV32RN
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2017, 05:55:54 PM »
You can call CFM for the manual.Usually it takes while to kick up the fan.The home owner would able to tell the fan was operational.good luck.