Mt Vernon auger jam

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New Member
Nov 29, 2017
Grand Junction, CO
I have a Quadrafire Mt Vernon pellet stove with a persistent problem with auger jam error messages. I have replaced the auger motor, cleaned the chute, cleaned the optical sensor and even replaced it. It seems about every 5-8 starts I hear a grinding sound and the auger jam error occurs. The auger itself looks fine; no bends in it. Please help.


Minister of Fire
Nov 1, 2011
Try different pellets. Did you pull auger to make sure something is not caught in it?


Minister of Fire
Sep 14, 2014
What year stove is it? kap