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  1. AudiOOOOLady

    Refurbished Harman P61A Odd Noise

    Hello all! New here and new to pellet stoves. I have done an excessive amount of research from Facebook, YouTube, and on this forum. Have read and learned many things. I have a brand new P43 and “refurbished” P61A. The P61A has been giving me problems since we bought it a little over two weeks...
  2. B

    1997 Harman P38+ - Worth it?

    Hi, Due to a recent need to rebuild the floor and part of a wall in a section of our house that was originally a 1950's cabin, I had the opportunity to pull out our kerosene monitor heater and our ventless propane fireplace. We only bought the house last year and with fuel prices going up and...
  3. Sifan7x7

    Heat shield

    Hello, I just got a used harman oakwood stove, I’m planning on putting it in front of my existing fireplace. So it will be a rear vent. Do I need the rear heat shield or will I be okay without it? Also any tips on this stove would be helpful. Here are some pictures. Thanks
  4. Y

    Outside Air Kit touching Exhaust. Is this bad?

    I just had my new P68 installed yesterday, and noticed the OAK line is sitting on the exhaust. Is this going to create any problems in the future?
  5. B

    Harman PB 105 troubleshooting questions

    My Boiler is 7 yrs old, I clean every week and burn about 200 bags of pellets per year. The problem began when it would start on auto ignition, the ignitor would stay on and feed pellets so that they overflowed the burn cup. When I would reset by cycling power the status light blinks once (1)...
  6. W

    Harman 52i insert. It seems not enough combustion air is causing the fire to quickly quit and stop the stove.

    So. I gave my stove a good first of the year cleaning last week. Bear with me on being complete here as I always read people asking for help and not providing any info. What I cleaned: I didn't pull it out to clean but I cleaned all the inside. Including the burn pot holes, the area inside the...
  7. STLSully

    Harman Accentra Insert Flame Issues

    I have a 2006 Harman Accentra Insert that has worked beautifully for me. I typically do a full cleaning after every ton. At the end of last season, I must have been distracted because I didn't do a full cleaning. Fast forward six months. I did a full cleaning before firing up the stove. I...
  8. F

    Harman Absolute 63 Hopper Lid Dimensions

    Hey all! Long time pellet stove lurker here, but the time's finally come to get in the game and we're set on doing just that with either a Harman 43 or 63 Absolute. Plan is to partially* recess the stove into one of our fireplaces (fireplace is too large for an insert), but to make a final call...
  9. D

    Harman P61 Overheat

    Hey folks! Stove is doing some funky stuff. The other night the stove on 'Stove Temp' setting started feeding way too many pellets for no reason. Stove was burning on low for quite some time, then all the sudden started over-feeding with the thermostat at the lowest setting. Same thing...
  10. M

    Harman Accentra Insert filling with smoke

    Hi all, The short version: the inside of my stove is filled with smoke. It failed to light, and apparently failed to exhaust any smoke. I have five blinks on the control board, indicating that it tried to light, but timed out. Combustion blower? The light on the control panel indicates that it...
  11. B

    Harman Absolute 63 Metal Expansion Clicking

    Installed our Harman Absolute 63 last February and loved it. Heats all of our 2,000 square foot home. Recently I have noticed a clicking sound when the fire ramps up and then calms back down. Had the dealer come out and said it was normal metal expanding and contracting. I’m adamant that I have...
  12. N

    Harman P43 or P68 - Cathedral Ceilings

    Hi everyone! I am trying to decide on which Harman model for my first pellet stove. I will give you some background. My house has a Lopi Liberty wood stove in the basement, which is running pretty much 24/7. I have backup electric baseboard heat. Since I moved in, I have religiously been filling...
  13. J

    POWER LIGHT flashing, not status light...HELP

    Have been heating our home in Wisconsin with a Harman Accentra for about 5 years. Almost trouble free except for having to replace the control board about 2 years ago. That's the history. Must mention that I clean this stove every 3 weeks. Yesterday the stove started to SURGE, and growl. It...
  14. H

    Harman XXV “door open” warning

    Hey guys, we just moved into our new home and trying to figure out the pellet stove - Harman XXV. we spent a good few hours cleaning it out and all seemed to be well however it’s started shutting down and showing an “Door open” warning.... it seems to do this when the fire is up and running so...
  15. T

    Need advice on pellet stove

    I just purchased a new home and am interested in getting a pellet stove. The previous owners had a pellet stove, so we have the vents/intake needed. Here's where I ran into a problem. So, I am interested in getting a Harman stove, as that's the type stove I had growing up. It's been going strong...
  16. F

    Pressure switch not activating.

    Hello everyone. I am happy to report the responses from my last post helped me successfully diagnose my Maxim issue. However, now I am working with a Harman pellet stove model p43. The unit just stopped running at some point. I noticed the feeder wasn't moving pellets into the burn chamber...
  17. B

    Harman PC45 3 blink status light

    Hey ya'll, new here. I have read through quite a bit of threads here to try find a resolution. I have a 98' Harman PC45 that has recently shut down after a full cleaning, ran about 10 days. Only change right before it shut down is I had re sealed the venting and unplugged and plugged back in...
  18. D

    Harman P68 Never Shutting Down

    Hello, I have a Harman P68 pellet stove that is the main source of heat in my house. In December, the stove began to constantly burn pellets until the hopper empties, regardless of the room temperature. We woke up one morning to a 90 degree house! Here is what I know/have tried: - The stove is...
  19. E

    Another Harman woe about low draft and lazy flames

    First time poster after reading dozens and dozens of threads here, so while I appreciate your willingness to help, I'm not looking for general advice, but hoping I can hit some of the Harman owners who have been through this themselves. For example LeafMold's nearly saved me with this post...
  20. cd201

    Harman XXV-TC brand new, with tons of problems

    We just bought a Harman XXV pellet stove from a dealer showroom in August 2019 and my husband installed it up to code et al. in October. We've burned 2.5 tons of pellets in it now (January 28 2020) and have been cleaning weekly along the way. Last week, I noticed the ash pan was overflowing and...
  21. M

    Harman Accentra 2 - Auger motor clunking noise

    Good Morning Folks! I have seen a few posts about the Harman Accentra chain driven models making an booming clunking noise but I'm wondering if anyone has some new tips. Our Accentra is 8-10 years old(best estimate, it came with the house) and this year it has developed a loud clunk when the...
  22. OSBrain

    Harman pellet insert recommendation - P35i vs Accentra 52i

    Hi all, Thanks in advance for your home heating wisdom. I'm looking for insight on pellet burning insert recommendations. Our primary objective is to reduce our oil consumption. Location: western Mass New England, college town, few power outages experienced Ranch style home configuration -...
  23. Sifan7x7

    Harman p35i no flame

    Okay i am stumped. I bought a harman p35i insert last December. It ran fine till it was time to shut it down. I burnt 2 tons in it. I did A thorough cleaning on everything the manual says even the exhaust chimney. Now I’m starting it back up. I have it on room temp and the feed rate at #4. There...
  24. F

    Blown fuse and circuit board in Harman XXV

    This will make the 3rd circuit board replacement on our 4 year old Harman XXV. Every time the stove power is off and it's turned back on the fuse blows, as well as the circuit board. Isn't the point of a fuse to protect the board? The board we just received is the same 3-20-05886F but the...
  25. Sifan7x7

    Harman p35i insert problems

    Hi everyone. I’m new with the pellet stove. I got a new harman p35i insert about 4 weeks ago. I have a 1800 square feet home. 3 rooms down stairs and 3 upstairs. I’m having a hard time keeping just the room where the stove is in warm. I have my stove set at feed rate 3.5 room temp at 77 and fan...
  26. U

    Starting a Pellet Stove

    I purchased a house two years ago with a Harman P-68 Pellet Stove. I've never used it. Today I'm trying (and failing) to get it started. My first question: what is Starting Gel, and where do I get it? Second, initially the burn pot was empty of pellets. I set the autofeed to 'Test" and that...
  27. sandpipe

    Harman stove temp vs. room-temp mode & convection fan run time--

    Regarding stove temp vs. room temp-- I've been experimenting with stove temp lately because I like having the convection fan running non-stop. In the cold weather when the stove is running above maintenance mode most of the time, having the convection fan running seems like it would put more...
  28. C

    Harman XXV ignitor replacement too often

    Hi everyone, I'm in need of some help trying to figure out a problem with my Harman XXV. When it's working, it's wonderful. However, the ignitor will go out on it ALL THE TIME. First time it happened I replaced with a cheap piece of junk ignitor from Amazon. Last four ignitions and died...
  29. L

    Absolute 63 Dirty Glass

    Hi All, So my Absolute 63 is a week old today and boy does it crank out some HEAT! We've noticed that the room temp on the control panel and what the room "Actually" is at, is about a 7 degree difference so we've switched to using Constant Burn mode at a 2 or 2.5 setting. Even at that setting...
  30. S

    P38 Distribution Blower Not Turning Off

    Just replaced the OEM distribution blower on my P38 with the equivalent Dayton from Zoro. The new blower is a converted 3 phase equivalent, as they “phased” out the older models...no pun. Install went well. Hardest part was removing and installing the spade connectors on the board. After a...