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Old 09-08-2012, 11:04 PM   #1
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Dunkirk xeb5 boiler problem


I bought a XEB5 dunkirk boiler 2008 model and we got it hooked up and it melted the inducer motor in about 3 min. of running.Any ideas what the problem could be?

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Old 09-09-2012, 07:27 AM   #2
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Are you on natural gas or LP.

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Old 09-09-2012, 08:44 AM   #3
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I'm on natrual gas.
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:50 AM   #4
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Any chance it came through set up for LP?

What was the manifold pressure.
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Old 09-09-2012, 06:41 PM   #5
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It was set up for lp and we changed the orffices over to natural gas.We never got a chance to check the manifold pressure before it melted the blower so i'm not sure what pressure thats at.
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If it was set up for LP. Then the manifold would have been set to at least 10", where as nat gas is only 3.54".

You'll need to get the nat gas spring, and set it to 3.5". And of course a new inducer.
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Ok i'll get a new inducer and see if we can't get it to run long enough to check pressures.
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Don't forget. You must get the nat gas pressure spring in order to use it on nat gas.
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:44 PM   #9
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I got a new inducer and set the manifold pressure at 2.5 and melted another inducer.Any more ideas.

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Are you sue you have the right size nat gas orifices in it.

Must be a roaring flame. or else no water in the boiler.
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The flame looked good.I don't why they would put the plactic inducer on it.
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Is this the blower part number you have, Substitution: 2272156
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Yes that is the part number.
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Make sure if that boiler is suppose to have baffles in the flue ways, that they re there.

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