Whitfield Pellet Stoves Archives - Pellet Stove Pro

Whitfield Profile 20 & 30, Traditions Troubleshooting

The Whitfield Profile 20, 30 and Traditions models work a little differently than most pellet stoves.  The pellet feed and combustion fan speed is regulated by a light sensitive sensor in the pellet chute called a “photo eye.”  If the Photo gets dirty or goes bad then you can have problems such as pellets piling […]

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Oil for Pellet Stove Motors

What is the best oil to use on pellet stove motors? It seems reasonable that pellet stove motors need to be lubricated periodically. In my experience with pellet stove motors I have come up with another question; should you oil a pellet stove motor? Therefore I propose that it is not a matter of what […]

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Why is the Fan Blade Different?

Things keep getting changed and upgraded in the Pellet Stove World.  Motors and fan blades are one of the things that have been upgraded in the past few years. You may have noticed that the fan blade that came with your new motor looks different and may be smaller than what is on your old […]

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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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“My Whitfield Pellet Stove Auger Motor Stopped”

A little more on Whitfield Pellet Stove auger motors that stop.  When an auger motor fails it usually just quits.  On a very rare occasion you might have one that just seems to get weak.  If so, replace it. DON’T WASTE YOUR TIME trying to repair an auger motor.  I have never heard of anyone […]

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How to replace a Whitfield Pellet Stove 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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How To Find Glass For Your Whitfield Pellet Stove

It seems like once a week I get a call or email from a customer with an older Whitfield pellet stove that is looking for replacement glass.  This can be because the glass has cracked or the soot can actually bake into the glass and be nearly impossible to remove.  For whatever reason you need […]

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Amperage For Auger, Convection, Combustion/Exhaust Motors on Whitfield Pellet Stoves…What Should It Be?

I got a question today about the amperage listed on a motor that I sell for Whitfield Pellet Stoves.  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 Whitfield Pellet stove was made there may be […]

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Rebuilding or Resurrecting Whitfield Pellet Stove Motors

It seems like two or three times a week I get a call or email from a customer who is looking for information or parts to assist them with rebuilding a motor for their Whitfield pellet stove. This can be and auger motor, a convection fan or an exhaust/combustion blower. Usually there is a bearing […]

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Whitfield Pellet Stove Pellet Pile Ups, Low Heat, and Black Glass

I’ve had two phone calls and one email this morning about this same issue and I haven’t even made breakfast yet so I figure I should address it here.  This is the situation of having a very lazy flame that is smothered by incoming pellets usually accompanied by the glass getting black. The most common […]

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