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Whitfield Advantage Blower Shutting Off

Post in 'The Pellet Mill - Pellet and Multifuel Stoves' started by garys314, Oct 6, 2008.

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  1. garys314

    garys314 New Member

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    I have an Whitfield Advantage Pellet Stove Insert. The blower is shutting down after 20 minutes. I read something on-line that it would be the Low Limit Disk. Does anyone know where i can get replacement part for this? I read that Lennox stopped making replacement parts for some older stoves. Is this hard to replace?

    How long should stove like this last?

    Many Thanks in Advance,

    Gary

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  2. Delta-T

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    Gary,
    Any Lennox (owners of Whitfield brand name) dealer can get you that part for around $30-$35. They use that same limit disc for lots of different stoves. Not really hard to replace. I think that switch is on the back of the stove mounted against the wall to the firebox. I also think it is a black disc with a white label (the other disc is the high limit disc, black with red label) although on some of the newer Lennox pellet stoves they are actually using a ceramic disc whitch is all cream colored. I have also heard that you can pick that up at places like Grainger. Good hunting.
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    Oh BTW, I have seen the Advantage model over 15 years old still original, still running. That machine is an animal. Just don't toss it down the stairs.
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    You can get them from Hearthtools.com, but you can temporarily connect the two wires together from the low limit switch to make the unit run. Here's a troubleshooting guide from Hearthtools also: http://www.hearthtools.com/parts/lowlimit.htm
  5. garys314

    garys314 New Member

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    Just replaced the low limit disk and it seems to be working fine. Thanks for your responses.

    Gary
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