cmperry wrote:cfm set at 50...fingers crossed...it's only going to be in the 30's tonight and no cold weather on the horizon so it may be awhile to test. I would like to ask this question again..is there a danger of overheating the stove if the feed rate increases to compensate for cold temperatures and the convection fans quit? The other night my stove was definitely HOT and we were all sleeping. This problem is nothing I want to risk my family's safety for. I want to know the stove temperature that is unsafe and if it can be attained because of the absence of the convection fans. If the stove can be run at 180,000 btu's without convection fans safely than no problem..anything else I would like to know. Thanks for the help.
All LL stoves are UL tested and verified to be safe for all conditions, we have not had a known issue with the Hyfire fans, so I would tell you that the quick answer is that there is no safety issue for your family. BUT...... here is my official answer for your consideration: If you have any doubt that the fans are not going to function properly I would not run both burners as Paul suggested. With regards to safety it is not an issue to have the fan shut off as long as you have the specified distances to combustable materials as shown on the UL label on the back of the stove.
Having said all that,my recommendation is to involve your dealer in the issues, this situation has definitely progressed to the action required category. He needs to take a look at your installation and make an assessment of any possible contributing elements of the install, so please give him a call if you haven't already and let's get this resolved as quickly as possible. Also I sent you a PM with our phone number, please give us a call to discuss further, thanks.