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Lifespan of Pellet Stove Igniters

Pellet Stove Igniters are a tricky group of products.  I say this because they are not all built the same and they can be unpredictable in how long they last with a few exceptions. The Pellet Stove Igniter used by Quadrafire pellet stoves fails the most frequently of any pellet stove igniter I know of.  […]

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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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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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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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How to replace a Englander 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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