Augers for Pellet Stove

How to Reverse Auger Motor Rotation

[icegram campaigns=”1251″] While I do my best to make sure the motor rotation is correct for your stove sometimes the motor arrives to you and it is not right. Rather than sending it back and waiting for one to come w/ the correct rotation you can change the rotation yourself. This video shows you how […]

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“Is This an Original Part or a Knock Off?”

Continuing my fight against High Home Heating Cost! I get this question every now and again from customers looking for parts for their stoves so I wrote this to refer you to for the answer because it’s not a simple “yes” or “no.” Stove manufacturers DO NOT make motors, electronics, wiring harnesses, control boxes or […]

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Looking for a motor?

You may be looking around my site for a part to match your stove and you see something like what you need but you’re not sure if it will fit your stove.  No problem.  First thing you should know is a lot of the same motors and blowers are used on many different brands of […]

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“My Auger Stopped”

 When an auger motor fails it usually just quits but sometimes they can also get weak or slow.  If so, replace it. Can you repair or rebuild and auger motor?  I have had a lot of people try to repair an auger motor but I have not found anyone successful at it.  The other issue […]

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Amperage For Auger, Convection, Combustion/Exhaust Motors…What Should It Be?

I got a question today about the amperage listed on a motor that I sell.  The amperage on my new motor was different than the one he was replacing and he was concerned that it would not work correctly. Depending on when your stove was made there may be any variety of revisions on the […]

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How to replace an Auger Motor

Most pellet stoves are built exactly the same with few differences.  In my 10 years of repairing pellet stoves, I don’t remember every working on one with an auger motor that wasn’t installed this way.  I hope this helps. Unplug your stove from power. If your stove is free standing you will need to remove […]

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Englander Auger Motors

You may wonder why these motors only last for a year or two.  They seem to fail more often than other auger motors.  I have a theory. Englander uses two auger motors on their stoves.  One runs intermittently and the other runs continuously.  Englander is the only pellet stove that I know of that has two motors and […]

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Englander 2 Auger System

I finally saw a picture of one of these the other day.  On occasion I will have someone who has seen my eBay items call and ask me if the auger motors are both the same.  They are. I think what is confusing is that you have one motor that turns intermittently and the other turns […]

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Pellet Pile Ups, Low Heat, and Black Glass

By the end of the call be both agreed that his dealer is an idiot and a crook!

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