Harman pellet stove issues

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Mrbonesd

New Member
Mar 3, 2022
5
Quakertown pa.
Hi everyone. I have a harman P61A-2 stove. The other day room filled with smoke and and smelled plastic smell burning. We unplugged and restarted it after cleaning and inspecting. Now it runs constantly. Power ,status lights on. No blinking. Also distribution light and blower stay on as is the combustion blower and light.these don’t go off. Any ideas what is wrong? Control panel? Automatic does not seem to work.
 
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SciGuy

Feeling the Heat
Aug 17, 2007
364
Constableville, NY
It certainly sounds like the control board is toast. Once the "magic smoke" leaks out of electronics it's always a bad sign.

Hugh
 
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gfreek

Minister of Fire
Nov 5, 2010
1,561
WNYS
Unplug it and take a good look at the control board for burnt spots..or components. Was it plugged into a surge suppressor ??
 

Mrbonesd

New Member
Mar 3, 2022
5
Quakertown pa.
Hi everyone ,
Has anyone out there ever had issues with a control board? I just put new one in and it has 2 blinking lights. In the manual it says J2 on board is not connected. The will only run minimum heat . I called parts place he said vacuum issues. Also said shouldn’t feed pellets. I put old board in and everything works. I compared both new and old boards and at J2 old one has a tiny connector where new one doesn’t. They swear it fits my model. It just doesn’t work. Please any help would be appreciated thanks Dave
 

gfreek

Minister of Fire
Nov 5, 2010
1,561
WNYS
Hi everyone ,
Has anyone out there ever had issues with a control board? I just put new one in and it has 2 blinking lights. In the manual it says J2 on board is not connected. The will only run minimum heat . I called parts place he said vacuum issues. Also said shouldn’t feed pellets. I put old board in and everything works. I compared both new and old boards and at J2 old one has a tiny connector where new one doesn’t. They swear it fits my model. It just doesn’t work. Please any help would be appreciated thanks Dave
Best to start a new thread with your problem which is different than this one