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25-PDVC auger motor overheating??

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by Maritimer, Nov 11, 2008.

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  1. MCPO

    MCPO Minister of Fire

    May 1, 2008
    western Ma , close to NY state border
    I pulled another bad auger motor out of a 25 PDV last night which was also a Merkle Korf marked int. duty.
    The motor was fried. This is motor # 5 for three different PDV`s that I have replaced or assisted with in the past 3 yrs since bought new. We do not replace with the MK`s from Englander after the orig`s go bad.
    Overall the three of us are still quite happy with the Englander and their service but it`s really strange they would use a motor not actually rated( cont. duty) for the job it has to do. This seems to be a common problem and most likely an easy fix but for some reason they aren`t going to address it.

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  2. Don2222

    Don2222 Minister of Fire

    Feb 1, 2010
    Salem NH
    You are welcome Jackbean
    I got 2 for my 25-PDV and they work great.Good gearbox motors for the Money!
    My PDV is purring like a kitten now too!
  3. smoke show

    smoke show Guest

    Thats too bad they won't address it.
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