auger motor replacement

allegmtn Posted By allegmtn, Feb 13, 2008 at 10:08 PM

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. allegmtn

    allegmtn
    New Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Feb 3, 2008
    3
    0
    Loc:
    North Central PA
    I need to replace the auger motor on my stove. I've loosened the assembly feeder screw (allen bolt) so the nut spins freely but I still can't remove the motor shaft from the auger assembly. I've soaked it with penetrating oil and still no luck. Anyone ever had this happen before. Any ideas how to free this?
     
  2. hearthtools

    hearthtools
    Moderator Emeritus 2.
    NULL
    

    Jan 6, 2006
    2,021
    31
    Loc:
    Oakhurst, California, USA, Earth
    Model and brand of Stove?

    Sometimes you have to work it out with a Pry bar.
    but you want to make sure you did loosen the correct set Screw/bolt.

    If seen some stoves (OLDER WINRICH) it had a set screw on the inside of the hopper at the auger.
     
  3. allegmtn

    allegmtn
    New Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Feb 3, 2008
    3
    0
    Loc:
    North Central PA
    Thanks, a pry bar was what it took. Sometimes you have to ignore dad's advice about "forcing things." Proves there is a place for brute force and a little leverage.
     
  4. MButkus

    MButkus
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Feb 4, 2008
    117
    3
    Loc:
    Jersey
    The allen screws sometime push in to the metal rod, causing where the allen screw went to bulge out. Depending on the tight fit. You may need to pry them apart.
    Removing the allen screw can help too.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page