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shenk111
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Coal Size/Type: rice
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Post Mon. Dec. 16, 2013 7:29 am

Thank you much. Will def try timer. What's that kinda look like?

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McGiever
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Stoker Coal Boiler: AXEMAN-ANDERSON 130 "1959"
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Other Heating: Ground Source Heat Pump
Stove/Furnace Make: Hydro Heat /Mega Tek
Location: Junction of PA-OH-WV

Post Mon. Dec. 16, 2013 1:22 pm

Has a little motor driving some gears and some trip switches.
It may likely be wired into the relay switch you posted the pic of.
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mcrchap
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Hot Air Coal Stoker Furnace: Keystoker A 90
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Other Heating: New Yorker Oil boiler
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Stove/Furnace Model: Econo
Location: Sunbury PA

Post Mon. Jan. 20, 2014 3:52 pm

Not meaning to be unkind but the manuals do tell us to clean the unit at least in the fall and to clean things up half way through the heat year if using a power vent.
Follow the maintenance schedule and you will have little problems. New gasket material, cleaning and oiling the motors a must.
Check your draft...it's easy to get too much draft with a power vent....I run my combustion motor with the flang wide open.

mcrchap
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Location: Sunbury PA

Post Mon. Jan. 20, 2014 3:55 pm

Keystoker told me that the nylon screws on one side of the push bar (doesn't matter what side) should be screwed all the way in. On the other side, screw them out so they have enough clearance to keep the slide straight. I replaced mine with brass screws because I got tired of the nylon melting and making the push bar stick. When that happens, fire goes up into the coal bin.


shenk111
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Post Mon. Jan. 20, 2014 4:42 pm

It was timer. I watched it and set it to combust a little quicker and no issues now. One call to keystoker is all it took. Those guys are awesome! I will clean more often now for sure.

shenk111
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Post Mon. Jan. 20, 2014 4:43 pm

As far as the screws. I wouldn't even know where to start to replace those.

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Post Mon. Jan. 20, 2014 4:52 pm

mcrchap wrote:Keystoker told me that the nylon screws on one side of the push bar (doesn't matter what side) should be screwed all the way in. On the other side, screw them out so they have enough clearance to keep the slide straight. I replaced mine with brass screws because I got tired of the nylon melting and making the push bar stick. When that happens, fire goes up into the coal bin.
Search the forum here...screws are common on the smaller Keystokers like the KAA-2, etc.
Search box in upper right corner. ;)
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