Buzzing noise

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muski

New Member
Nov 19, 2020
9
usa
Hi everyone. Having a problem with a 2013 Harman p61a pellet stove..when stove gets turned on the power,status and combustion lights come on solid with no blinking and just a buzzing noise..blower is not turning..now I know when an electric motor just buzzes and doesn't spin it usually means motor is bad or a starting capacitor is bad...dont know much about this particular models system so should I go after combustion motor or maybe could it be a control board issue...thx in advance for any ideas!!!
 

railfanron

Minister of Fire
Nov 2, 2013
568
Perry MI
More than likely the combustion fan. Take it out and check to see if it spins freely. If it does rig up a power cord to it and plug it into 120 volt power. If it takes right off it's probably good, if not it's bad.
Ron
 
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bogieb

Minister of Fire
Oct 31, 2014
3,010
South Central NH
My vote also goes to the combustion fan. A couple of years ago my P43 started buzzing before the fan quit for good. Replaced the motor and the buzzing went away, and fan runs.
 

muski

New Member
Nov 19, 2020
9
usa
Thx guys for your input...now have another question.when buying a new combustion motor I heard there is an updated version? Where is best place to buy because I dont want to install a 30 dollar China motor and have it quit in a month..lol thx in advance
 

Mt Bob

Minister of Fire
Oct 31, 2013
3,600
park county montana
Doesn't happen a lot, but sometimes a chunk of hardened ash will fall and make a blower make noise,sometimes even jamming it.