FC1000E/SF1000E/X1020/L1020: EPA 2020 Certification Report

9. Problem: Down draft on chimney caused by one or more of the following.

Possible Causes:


• Flue has a cold spot which inhibits exhaust discharge from rising properly.

• This problem may occur in factory built flues because the insulation ha settled or a seam has ruptured. In masonry flues, mortar loss may b causing seepage of cooler outside air into the stack. Check entire flue fo structural integrity and leakage. Correct or repair as needed, or replace or re-line the chimney.

• There is an obstruction outside the chimney, such as a tree. • Flue is located too close to the peak of the roof or does not rise above it to provide the proper draft.

• Remove obstruction.

• Increase chimney height.

10. Problem: Odor detected in home during initial firing Possible Causes: Remedies:

• There is an oily film that remain on the steel after the manufacturing process. Firing the furnace has raised the temperature of the fire box to a leve that is sufficient to vaporize the residue

• The odor should disappear after a few hours of usage.

11. Problem: Excessive smoke discharge from fuel door during reloading. Possible Causes: Remedies:

• Excessively long run of stove pipe from furnace to flue

• See Troubleshooting Problem #6.

• Too many elbows.

• See Troubleshooting Problem #6.

• Insufficient draft

• See Troubleshooting Problem #6.

• Excessive smoke accumulation.

• See Troubleshooting Problem #9.

• Negative pressure in furnace area.

• Provide fresh air to the furnace area by installing a Fresh Air Kit (WAF-FAK10).


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