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Pellet stove didn't feed pellets

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by slickplant35, Sep 29, 2008.

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  1. slickplant35

    slickplant35 New Member

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    I have the avalon astoria and I wanted to test it to make sure the smell is totally gone. I have one of those thermostats that sits on the counter. I turned on the stove and it never started feeding pellets. The auger light was blinking but pellets never came down. Any ideas? I am going to call the store tomorrow but I was curious

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  2. ktfinch2000

    ktfinch2000 New Member

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    how long did you let it run? If the stove is new you are supose to prime the auger. It will take a while for the pellets to fill up the auger shaft before they drop into the burn pot. I'm not sure if thats the problem but just though I would mention it. Good Luck
  3. slickplant35

    slickplant35 New Member

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    I ran the pellet stove before. I read in the book something about the heat output and the settings. I am so confused I will talk to the store tomorrow.
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