Quadrafire Castile Feed Motor 101 pellet stove parts

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CASTILE PELLET STOVE SERVICE  FEED MOTOR TROUBLE-SHOOTING
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for the service manuals, click Castile Insert  Castile FreeStanding

Pellet stove service can be dangerous and complicated, use this information safely

1) TURN ON THERMOSTAT CIRCUIT AND MAKE SURE THAT THE CALL LIGHT IS ON

2) CHECK FOR POWER AT THE VACUUM SWITCH:

A. IF NO POWER FROM RED WIRE—–CHECK CONTROL BOX OR WIRE HARNESS

B. POWER ON RED BUT NO POWER ON ORANGE—–CHECK VACUUM SWITCH OR VENT SYSTEM

3) CHECK FOR POWER AT THE ORANGE WIRE ON THE #2 SNAP DISC:

A. IF NO POWER FROM ORANGE WIRE—-CHECK WIRE HARNESS OR RESET THE SNAP DISC

B. IF POWER IS PRESENT—–REPLACE FEED MOTOR OR CHECK CONNECTOR PIN OR CAPACITOR

NOTE: REMEMBER THAT THE FEED CIRCUIT INITIAL FEED TIME IS 60 SECONDS.  PUSH THE RESET BUTTON BEFORE EACH TEST.
CAPACITOR JUMPER WIRE. PART# 230-2150 
JUMPER IS NEEDED IF CAPACITOR IN J-BOX IS BAD OR IF THE MOTOR NEEDS TO BE TESTED WITH A TEST CORD.
Feed Motor 812-4421
FEED MOTOR TESTING USING THE TEST BOX: 
1) UNPLUG THE STOVE, REMOVE THE CONTROL BOX, INSTALL TEST BOX W/ ADAPTER & PLUG IN STOVE

2) TURN ON THE EXHAUST BLOWER SWITCH. (THIS WILL PULL THE VACUUM SWITCH IN)

3) TURN ON THE THERMOSTAT (THE THERMOSTAT INDICATOR LIGHT SHOULD COME ON)

4) TURN ON THE FEED MOTOR SWITCH:

IF THE FEED DOESN’T COME ON: BAD FEED MOTOR, VACUUM SWITCH, OR #2 SNAP DISC

IF THE FEED COMES ON: REPLACE CONTROL BOX

USING THE COMPONENT TEST CORD:
1) UNPLUG THE FEED MOTOR FROM THE WIRE HARNESS
2) INSTALL THE FEED MOTOR ADAPTER ON THE TEST CORD
NOTE: THE NEW STYLE FEED MOTOR WILL NEED THE CAPACITOR JUMPER ADDED TO THE ADAPTER.
3) PLUG IN THE TEST CORD TO THE FEED MOTOR AND TURN ON THE SWITCH
 

 

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