welcome to this addition of Appliance Repair in today's article we'll show you the proper way to clean and maintain your 5500M pellet stove always refer to your owners manual this article is for informational purposes only if you are unsure about replacing any of the components on this stove we recommend having a stove technician or when necessary a certified electrician do this for you be sure your stove is cooled and unplugged the tools needed to complete today's project include chimney sweep gloves a fire safe container and drill or number two phillips screw driver remove the screws and back panel from the stove the sealant around the exhaust will need to be removed prior to removing the three screws move the stove away from the exhaust pipe remove the cleanout T emptied into a fire safe container sweep through the horizontal section of the exhaust disconnect the elbow and termination cap to brush through the vertical section of your pipe replace the elbow and termination cap than insert and tighten the screws and cover with high temperature silicone sealant rejoin the bottom of the cleanout T and return the stove back to its original position then insert and tighten the three screws removed earlier for cleaning and reapply

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high temperature sealant replace the back panel and screws you can now reconnect power to your unit the tools needed to complete today's project include and ash vac glass cleaner cleaning rags and a 3/8 inch wrench painted surfaces may be wiped down with a damp cloth or rag we recommend using a high quality glass cleaner to clean the glass on the inside and outside the door the inside the burn chamber will need to be thoroughly cleaned using an ash vac periodically remove and clean the burn pot and the area inside the burn pot housing the two ash cleanouts located on either side of the burn pot will need to be removed and vacuumed the two bolts at here in the clean out to the unit will need to be loosened prior to removal once the cleanouts have been cleared the bolts will need to be tightened to ensure a good tight seal you can now reconnect power to your unit the tools needed to complete today's project include and ash vac and gloves gloves will need to be worn to protect your hands when handling the gasket if the door or glass gasket is frayed in any way the gasket will need to be replaced using your ash vac vacuum around the interior of the door to eliminate any ash or sawdust that may have accumulated over time now open the hopper vacuum any pellets or sawdust remaining inside the hopper you can now reconnect power to your unit the tools needed to complete today's project include a power drill or number two phillips screw driver a paintbrush a 5/16 inch and 7/16 inch socket gloves a ratchet and a ash vac gloves will need to be worn prior to cleaning and handling components within the stove remove the screws and back panel from the stove using the ash vac vacuum

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the inside of the back of the stove next disconnect the wires from the room blower then loosen and remove the bolts securing the room blower to the stove housing once the blower is removed take your paintbrush and start on the outside of the blower and work your way toward the internal fan blades brushing away the accumulated ash that has built up on the component check the blower gasket to make sure it's still in good condition replace the room blower and tighten the bolts removed earlier now reconnect the wires repeat these steps for cleaning the exhaust blower now replace the back panel then insert and tighten the screws you can now reconnect power to your unit the tools needed to complete todays project include a fire safe container gloves chimney sweep a 3/8 inch wrench ash vac and drill or number two phillips screw driver vacuum any pellets or saw dust remaining inside the hopper turn the unit on long enough for the remaining pellet to empty into the burn pot from the hopper vacuum the inside of the firebox the burn pot will need to be cleaned the burn pot housing will need to be cleaned as well the two ask cleanouts will need to be removed and vacuumed the two bolts on the clean out will need to be loosened prior to removal once the cleanouts have been cleared the bolts will need to be tightened remove the screws and back panel from the stove the sealant around the exhaust will need to be removed prior to removing the three screws move the stove away from the exhaust pipe remove the cleanout T emptied into a fire state container sweep through the horizontal section of the exhaust disconnect the elbow and termination cap to brush through the vertical section of your pipe replace the elbow and termination cap then insert and tighten the screws and cover with high temperature silicone sealant rejoin the bottom of the clean out T and return the stove back to its original position than insert and tighten the three screws removed earlier for cleaning and reapply high temperature sealant replace the back panel and screws you can now reconnect power to your unit once agaIn this article is for informational purposes only if you need further assistance or have any questions please visit us at usstove.com or give us a call  thank you for reading this edition of Appliance Repair

 
 
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