In time, the flame rod in your electric fireplace could need to be replaced. Fortunately, this can be done with some expertise, and before you know it, everything will be back to normal.
Replacing the fire rod with the fire rod engine needs mechanical ability, so be sure to read all the directions before items are opened.
Symptoms of a bad flame rod
A defective flaming rod is frequently detected by an electric shouting sound. It will have a unique sound that varies from typical indicators of fireplace issues. Smell, bump, and hiss are some of the other noises.
You can attempt to discover the answer on the following pages if these are not the symptoms you experience on your electric fireplace.
- Electric fireplace troubleshooting making odd noises
- Why did your fireplace stop working?
- Fireplace Light Bulbs Replace – Video Display
The purpose of the fire rod and engine
In your electric fireplace, you have the flame rod, which links to the flame motor. The task of the flame rod is to coordinate your electric fireplace’s visual and audible features. This is how engineers get the fire pace and height to match the audio sounds produced by your electric fireplace.
Undertaking the root of the trial
A damaged fire rod can cause problems with clearance. If this happens, it will rub your electric fireplace’s other internal components. This might damage your fireplace further and should be repaired/substituted as soon as feasible.
What you will need:
- Needle nose pliers
- Phillips screwdriver
- Soft blanket or towel
Repair/replacement of a flame rod
Take your fireplace off before maintenance! Wait at least 15 minutes before it cools, especially heating elements and light bulbs, before work in any portion of your chimney. If that does not happen, skin burns may be inadvertent.
How do you remove the flower rod and the flower engine?
- Disconnect power to avoid the risk of electric shock and power accidentally on.
- Enter the chamber filling trim (with your hand placed on the grill area, if applicable). Take the trim and pull the retaining clips to release.
- Remove the frame of the coat firebox. If you have an electric fireplace insert, this procedure applies. If you have an electric fireplace, skip steps 1 and 2.
- Upside down on a level surface, place the combustion chamber. You can put a blanket to safeguard the front of your fireplace from being scratched or damaged.
- Remove from the bottom cover the mounting screws. Enter the base panel by slightly lifting the panel to remove and unload the crystal.
- Locate assembly of the flame engine and flame rod. Enter the wirings, clips, and joints so that your initial settings are noted before they are deleted. Each wire can be drawn with a Sharpie marker or a tape piece to remember you.
- Remove the screws from the mounting bracket of the flame mounting and turn the mounting forward. The mounting tabs on the back of the cover are then released. Pay attention to the motor for fire! During removal and installation, the flame rod may be damaged.
- Removal of the flaming rod: exert pressure on the motor shaft with needle-nose pliers. Remove the spring and turn it towards the spring winding in the opposite direction.
- Flame motor removal: In step 8, first remove the flame rod, remove the flame motors and remove the motor from the support bracket. Remove the mounting screws and remove the motor.
How the flame rod and the flame motor
- Reload the fire engine with the removal direction reversing first. Tighten the assembly torches and mount the bracket with the flammable motor.
- Return the flaming roll: Place pliers on the flaming roll spring and then push them into the flamingo engine shaft as the spring winds rotate.
- Assemble the flame rod and tighten the bracket brackets.
Note: Be careful when the flame rod is installed! The new part can be damaged and malfunction!
- Orient the flame engine and connect to their original placements all cable clips and connectors. In step 6 above, see the mark you produced.
- Insert the vessel into the lower assembly panel and replace the assembly screws.
Enlightenment of the fireplace
Once your fireplace has been lit, ensure that you observe, listen to, and check for unexpected happenings. If you notice any difficulties, turn the fireplace off immediately. The rhythm of your electric fireplace should be perfect and the visual and audio functions function properly if anything is done correctly.