Buck blower problem

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BarneyDale

New Member
Nov 16, 2021
1
Durham, NC
I have a Buck 28000, triple wall stove. I've been using it for 15 years during which time I've replaced the wiring harness and thermostats.
For the past couple of years, when it's blowing on high, it will start to bang. After banging several times, the motor will shut off for 15 or 20 seconds until it resets and starts to work again. It basically does this all the time it's on high.
Has anyone run into this problem?
 

Spike

New Member
Nov 17, 2021
2
Livermore, CA
I have a Buck 27000 from 1984 that starts to chatter and squeal for about 30-45 seconds when the blower motor starts up...I believe I need to replace the entire blower assembly (on the back of the unit?) but I'm being asked by a parts supplier if it's a 1-speed or a 3-speed...I have no freakin' clue...all I know is the hotter the stove gets, the faster and louder the motor/air blows...all I have is the Model and serial #...can anyone help me finger this out?
 

john26

Minister of Fire
Oct 27, 2008
705
Wildwood MO

Spike

New Member
Nov 17, 2021
2
Livermore, CA
I believe they were available with single speed and 3 speed motors and had a 3 pole switch or 3 thermostats to turn the different speeds a single speed motor should have 2 wire black and white , the 3 speed will have black red blue and white.
Thank you for the information, john26, it is much appreciated!