Why does my fireplace fan not turn off?

If your furnace fan won’t turn off, you most likely have one of these 3 problems: Your furnace fan limit switch is set to “manual override” The fan limit switch is faulty and needs to be replaced. There’s a problem in your thermostat wiring.

How much does it cost to replace a gas fireplace blower?

A professional fireplace service company charges about $400 to do the job (parts and labor). But you can replace the blower with a complete motor/fan blower assembly yourself in about an hour for less than $140. Many gas fireplaces use a blower to drive warm air out into the room.

Why does my gas fireplace turn off on its own?

It is a sensor that monitors the amount of oxygen that is in the room with the gas fireplace. If it detects that there is not enough oxygen present, its job is to turn off the fireplace. This is an important safety feature that protects you from carbon monoxide poisoning, which can be fatal.

How do I turn off my fireplace blower?

You can control fireplace blowers turning on and off, but it takes about 10-20 minutes for the process to complete itself. You can automatically control a fireplace blower’s power setting through a thermostat or a wall switch. To do this successfully, you will need to leave the designated wall switch on.

How do I turn off my fireplace fan?

How can I make my gas fireplace quieter?

Ways to Make A Gas Fireplace Quieter

  1. Tighten the burner assembly. As mentioned, a popping noise made by your fireplace can mean that the joints in the burner are leaking.
  2. Clean the fireplace blower.
  3. Clean the gas supply and pilot light from any obstruction.

How do you fix a gas fireplace that won’t turn on?

Try these suggested fixes to get your gas fireplace working normally again. Check the breaker box and reset any tripped breakers you run across. Open the gas valve if it’s closed to restore gas flow. If this doesn’t do the trick, check your propane supply or ensure the natural gas lines to your home is operating correctly.

How do you clean a gas fireplace fan blower?

Cleaning a fireplace blower every few years keeps it running quieter and longer. Remove the blower and suck out as much dust as possible with a shop vacuum. Gently brush across the fan blades with an old toothbrush, taking care not to bend the blades. Then vacuum a second time. Reposition the blower and test it for noise and smooth operation.

How do I replace the blower on my Kenmore gas fireplace?

Tilt out the bottom grille and shine a light inside the unit. Then snap a digital photo of the blower assembly. Locate the nameplate on the bottom of the air intake and write down the brand and model number of your fireplace. Then order a replacement blower from an authorized dealer or an online supplier.

How do I Make my gas fireplace fan quieter?

Then adjust the fan speed to your liking and reinstall the front panel (if equipped) and grille. Dust bunnies can accumulate on the blades of a fireplace fan and throw it out of balance. That causes vibration, noise and premature bearing wear. Cleaning a fireplace blower every few years keeps it running quieter and longer.