Auger Motor Archives - Pellet Stove Pro

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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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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Troubleshooting Englander Pellet Stove Motors

Not everyone has a local Englander pellet stove repair guy they can call to come fix a problem.  Many of us are left with one of two choices: fix it ourselves or freeze.  You may run your Englander pellet stove 24/7 during the winter as some of my friends in Montana do. If you’re reading […]

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Maxi-Torque VS. Merkle-Korff. Which Auger Motor is the Best?

I just got off the phone with a man who has replaced his MAXI-TORQUE auger motor THREE times in the last month!  I was very interested to hear his story as it confirms what I had said would happen when the Maxi-Torque brand first made its appearance a few years ago. This is not the […]

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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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Rebuilding or Resurrecting Englander 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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My Englander Pellet Stove Auger Motor Stopped

  A little more on Englander 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 […]

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Maxi-Torque VS. Merkle-Korff. Which Auger Motor is the Best For Englander Pellet Stoves?

I just got off the phone with a man who has replaced his MAXI-TORQUE auger motor THREE times in the last month!  I was very interested to hear his story as it confirms what I had said would happen when the Maxi-Torque auger for Englander pellet stoves first made its appearance a few years ago. […]

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