Jotul 550 Primary Air

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by jatoxico, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. jatoxico

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    Anybody know how to get to the primary air contol in the 550? Would like to check to see its closing all the way.
     
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    you have to pull the face plate.... i think its 4 bolts on the inside of the faceplate. if you open the load door you should be able to get to them.
     
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    jotulguy, if I get the face plate off I'm guessing there are a couple grates that line up to open and close the air? Is the primary intended to shut completly? Sorry but the manual is practically no help.
     
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    No it is not. All if the secondary non-cat stoves allow a little air in even when fully closed.
     
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    OK double checking, maybe I can adjust a bit going through wood a little faster than I think I should.
     
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    How tall is your chimney? Perhaps that is what is causing a lot of draft?
     
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    Pretty tall, like 26'. Not insulated though so can sometimes struggle on startup.
     
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