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LP wall heater blower motor doesn't turn on

I'm sure it ran a few days ago before we ran out of fuel. I restarted the pilot and have good flame, but the blower motor won't start. could this be faulty thermostat? some safety thing?

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    gregory Jan 16, 2009

    Empire wall heater: model number DU36-156: the fuel fires up when it gets that chilly in the house, and shuts off when it gets warm enough, so I'm sure the thermostat works to some degree. but the heater fan doesn't kick on. isn't that run by a couple more wires that go to the thermostat? I find out today that they have like regular extension cord looking wires running to the thermostat, and not the regular low voltage wires. could this cause the problem? thank's to all; Gregory

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Does the heater burner come on? If the burner comes on then the problem is not in the t-stat. What is the model# & serial # and brand of heater. If you turn off power to unit and turn t-stat off, then turn unit back on then go to t-stat turn it up to temp. setting you want. Then you should be able to see heater gas valve opened and fired. If it has fired up then it will run for a couple of minutes before the fan will run. If you have anymore ? about the heater operation let me know.

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  • Scott Magill Jan 16, 2009

    wires going to t-stat will be fine . The fan is ran by the control board inside the heater. If you have a volt meter you could check the motor to see if it has power coming from the control board. You can also check continuity to see if motor is ok.

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