hovabator wafer

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pokey, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    upstate
    I took the wafer off the screw on my hovabator to inspect it.now I can't get the thermostat to come on.what am I doing wrong?
     
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm

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    Check your wiring to see if you may have accidentally pulled one loose. Happened to me once. Hope this helps Nancy.

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  3. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    upstate
    How can you tell if the wafer is bad?
     
  4. aprophet

    aprophet Songster

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    if I remember the directions right you tighten the screw down all the way then back it off a certain number of turns
     
  5. sklr112

    sklr112 In the Brooder

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  6. Surehatch

    Surehatch Songster

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    double check your wiring
     
  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Quote:if wafer is bad....thermostat will not shut it off. Only go bad if they get a leak....the hotter they get the thicker they get

    yes check the wire...the micr-switch is normal close, so when switch is made will turn heating unit off.
     
  8. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    upstate
    I can get the thermostat to go off and on with my finger pushing down on the tiny switch.I can't get it to work w the wafer now.if it was the wire it wouldn't work at all, right?
     

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