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Pellet Stove Motor Fan Installation

You may have just received a replacement motor from us for your Pellet Stove and are wondering why it looks so different and maybe thinking you have the wrong item. Don’t worry. You may very well have everything you need after you read this. The Motor Doesn’t Look The Same… The original motor that came […]

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Shortage of Pellet & Gas Stove Parts due to El Nino

The Eastern U.S. has been hammered for the last few years with brutally cold winters, while the Western U.S. has had very warm winters.  I remember several 70 degree days in December the last few years.  This will all change this year. El Nino forecasts predict a wet winter for everyone.  El Niño is expected […]

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Pellet Stove Fan Wont’ Turn Off

Your stove works fine but when you turn it off either the combustion/exhaust fan (fan that blows air out of the chimney) or the convection fan (fan that blows air into the room) doesn’t turn off.  You have to unplug the stove for it to stop and when you plug the stove back in it […]

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How to Modify a Fan to Fit the Austroflamm Wega

If you have an Austroflamm Wega and the convection fan has gone bad you have probably figured out you can’t get a new fan.  In this video I show how to modify a fan to fit.  You can buy this fan and the speed control by clicking the title below… Austroflamm Wega Fan Kit Austroflamm […]

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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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My Motor Looks Different From What You’re Selling

You may notice that the motor in the picture looks different from the motor you have and wonder if it’s going to work on your stove.  Yes, it will fit.  The motor I have for sale is an UPGRADE from what came with your stove.  The cooling fan is internal instead of having the black […]

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Adding a Motor to a Stove

You may have a stove or you may have just got a stove that does not have a fan already on it.  You have looked at it and you can see that there is a place to install a motor and you might be thinking, “how hard can this be.”  Here are some tips on […]

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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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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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