Are pellet stove parts interchangeable?

Some manufacturers make interchangeable stove parts of the same quality. They are designed to function in many different brands of pellet stove such as Englander, Harman, Hudson River, Breckwell, US Stove, Enviro, Whitfield, Travis, Astroflamm, Regency, and more.

How much does it cost to replace a pellet stove igniter?

Pellet Stove Repair Cost by Part

Part Repair Cost (Labor Included)
Igniter Replacement $130 – $190
Pipe Repair $170 – $230
Blower Replacement $275 – $440
Motor Replacement $370 – $550

Why did my pellet stove stop working?

Most automatic wood pellet feed systems will shut down stove operation if pellets feed improperly. Unplug and cool your wood pellet stove and make sure the auger operates without obstruction; clear any pellet jams, sawdust, or foreign objects. Check the auger for damage and replace it if necessary.

How do I identify my stove?

Most manufacturers now use Serial numbers or have some form of data plate on their appliances – usually hidden from front view. If you can’t identify your stove, the three more common places these data tags can be found are the sides, rear or undersides of the stoves.

Can pellet stove be repaired?

The most common cause of malfunction is ash buildup, which leads to poor burn quality, ignition failure, and excessive clicking in the hopper/auger. The national average cost to repair a pellet stove is between $300 and $500. Most people pay around $400 for a complete cleaning and replacement of the exhaust fan.

What goes wrong with pellet stoves?

Pellet Stove Uses Too Much Fuel and/or Burns Incompletely Almost every time these pellet stove burn issues arise, the stove and/or vent are so dirty, air can’t flow quickly enough to burn the wood pellet fuel. If your stove and vents are clean, you may have another problem. Your damper may be too closed.

How can I find out the make and model of my wood burner?

If you have a wood-burning or gas stove, the nameplate will be attached by wire underneath the firebox or attached to the back of the appliance. If you have a pellet stove, it could be located on the hopper lid, inside the hopper, on the back of the stove, or hidden in a removable panel on the appliance.

How can I tell how old my wood stove is?

Check for a Patent Number Many old wood stoves, especially those constructed from cast iron, will feature a patent somewhere on the stove. Look for a series of numbers, sometimes preceded by the letters “PAT.” Note the patent number and look it up at the United States Patent Office.

Can a Harman P43 pellet stove burn corn?

The P43 can burn a 50/50 mix of pellets and corn.

How long do auger Motors last?

The average pellet stove auger motor will last approximately 6-8 seasons running fairly consistently in season during moderate to severe climates. We have seen some go 10+ years, and some go in under a year, but the average is 6-8.

What causes creosote in a pellet stove?

Pellet stoves produce much less creosote than other stoves, but creosote can build up in the exhaust venting after a while. Pellet stove venting is not designed to handle high temperatures, and if a fire occurs in the exhaust vent, it can easily spread into the home.

How do I find out what kind of stove I have?

You will find the model number on a sticker or rating plate. For cookers and ovens this can usually be found around the frame, behind the door of the appliance. For hobs this can usually be found on the underside, side or back of the appliance.

Are old stoves worth money?

Old stoves can be worth a great deal of money, especially in uncertain times. It’s common to see antique stoves selling for several hundred dollars. However, condition is a major factor. If your stove is cracked, seriously rusted, or has other significant damage, it will be worth considerably less.