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Why is my pellet stove whistling?

Last Updated: 27th March, 2021

a high pitched whistle (or squeel) when feeding is almost always carbon buildup in the burnpot just in front of the auger. That being said, sometimes it can be a feed motor or fines container buildup.

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Also to know is, why is my pellet stove making noise?

If your pellet stove is making a roaring sound during operation, you may have a problem with the balance of air and fuel inside your appliance. Sometimes this problem can be solved by cleaning your stove or adjusting the feed rate.

Similarly, do pellet stoves make noise? There are efficient heaters run by propane, wood and electricity. A pellet stove burns pellets of processed wood. Pellet stoves can be quite noisy, so listen to one in action before you buy. It's not a nice surprise to install a stove only to be disturbed by the noise it makes.

Also Know, how do I make my pellet stove quieter?

How to Quiet a Pellet Stove

  1. Shut down and unplug your pellet stove.
  2. Move the stove's heat exchanger rod up and down.
  3. Remove the cooled burn pot.
  4. Clear any buildup from the burn grate by scraping it with a flathead screwdriver.
  5. Brush the stove's blower mower and fan with a paintbrush to ensure the quietest possible fan operation.

Why is my stove ringing?

Coil Burner Buzzing or Humming. On older coil (Calrod) burner ranges, you may hear a vibrating, rattling, or buzzing sound when the burner is used. This is due to the way the coil burners are welded. The noise produced by the vibration is often described as a humming or buzzing noise.

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