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Harman Accentra insert distribution blower

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by bizpup, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. bizpup

    bizpup New Member

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    I have had a Harman Accentra fireplace insert for the last 5 years. It has not given me any problems up until this year. I run the stove on Stove Temp mode. The distribution blower has been running inconsistently this year. The fan will run strong for a time and then stop for a short period and then start up again. Any ideas what the problem might be ? Thanks

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  2. dingees

    dingees New Member

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    have u ever had the fan out or cleaned the dust and lint out of it
  3. ironpony

    ironpony Minister of Fire

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    agreed probably tripping the overheat switchy thingy
    forget the technical name
  4. superelastic

    superelastic New Member

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    Thanks guys...I had the same problem in this solved it. I've had my Accentra for at least 4 years and never knew how much dust and hair could collect in that fan. I had enough to make a cat :)

    I have an insert, so I had to slide it out on my improvised rails (wood planks and bricks), then get under there with a toothbrush and vacuum to get all the hair. Man this stove is running like a blast furnace now. Too bad the weather is warming up :)

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