How to Replace Blower Motor on Buck Stove

Do you have a Buck stove that needs to get fixed? If so, then this blog post is for you. I am going to show you how to replace blower motor on buck stove. The first thing you want to do is take off the cover of your oven and remove the screws from around it. Next, unplug the wire coming out of the back wall near where your heater sits and unscrew any brackets holding up wires or cables.

How to Replace Blower Motor on Buck Stove

After that, use a voltage tester in order to see if there are any power sources nearby before touching anything else because they can be harmful if not handled correctly! Now, look at your old blower motor and compare it with what came in your replacement kit. The new motor will plug in the same way, but it should be a little smaller and flatter.

Step by Step Guide on How to Replace Blower Motor on Buck Stove

Step One: Remove the Blower Wire

First, you will need to remove the blower wire. Use pliers to pry off the end cap of your blower wire the part that looks like a plastic connector. Next, pull out the blower wire and set it aside. See below for an example of a blower wire with the end cap removed and separated from the rest of the blower wire.

Remove the Blower Wire

When you remove this part, you will find several wires wrapped up in a bundle. Start by removing the wire with all the exposed wires coming out of it. If you look closely, another black plastic piece is holding all the wires together inside the connector. Pry this outer piece off to get access to these wires and set it aside.

Step Two: Remove the Old Blower Motor

Next, you need to remove the old blower motor. You will see a small nut on the backside of your heater where the wires go into it. This is called a terminal stud and needs to be removed with an open-end wrench in order to get access to remove the blower motor. Below is a picture of a terminal stud that needs to be removed.

You will see the nut sticking out the back of the heater on the left side as you face it from the front. Use your wrench and turn this nut counterclockwise to remove it. You will now have access to the blower motor, where you can disconnect any wires still connected to it.

Step Three: Connect the New Blower Motor

Now that you have removed your old blower motor, it is time to replace it with the new one. Using the wire connector that you set aside earlier, attach three of the four wires onto your new blower motor. There are two black wires and one white wire attached to the new blower motor.

You can tell which black wire is positive and negative by examining the wire connector. There will be a metal piece on the end of one wire, while there won’t be one on the other black wire. This wire is the positive wire. The other black wire goes to the negative side of the connection on your heater. Just match up these two wires with the blower motor and attach them by pushing them onto their respective terminals until they click into place.

Step Four: Attach the Blower Wire

Next, attach your blower wire to your new blower motor. Take the remaining black wire and attach it as you did with the first two wires onto the remaining terminal on your blower motor. Push this wire down on top of the metal post until it clicks.

Now take both ends of your blower wire and push them back into their wire connector. Place the gray plastic piece that you pried off earlier onto this wire connector to hold the wires together. Next, snap the end cap back on by pushing it down until it clicks into place.

Step Five: Reattach the Blower Wire Connector

Replace the nut you removed in step two with an open-end wrench and place it back on by screwing it clockwise. Tighten this nut securely, but not too tightly. Turn your heater back on and make sure everything is working correctly before replacing the access panel.

Once everything works the way it did before you replaced the blower motor, you can replace the access panel and pressurize your heating system. Then, turn off your heater and remove any tools that you used to get ready for the winter!

Step Six: Testing Your Blower Motor

Now that you have your unit back together turn on the heater and make sure everything is working properly. If it feels like something is blocking the fan from spinning around to heat your home, check for any foreign objects stuck in the blower motor assembly.

Testing Your Blower Motor

If this still doesn’t resolve the issue, you can call in a professional to take a look and determine what else could be wrong. If you are comfortable working around your heater, then replacing the blower motor is one of the easiest tasks you can complete. It only takes a few minutes to get it done, and once finished, your heating system will be running more efficiently than ever before!

What Are the Symptoms of a Failed Blower Motor?

It will be much louder when the fan is running. If you listen carefully to the furnace when it is off and then listen again with the blower running, you should easily hear a difference in noise level. Also, the air blowing out the vents will be much hotter. The blower should make a little noise, but it should not rattle or vibrate loudly.

If it does, there is a good chance the motor is causing the problem and needs to be replaced. Now that you have read this article, you know how to replace blower motor on buck stove! Enjoy your new appliance.

Conclusion

The process of replacing the blower motor on your Buck stove is fairly straightforward. Be sure to unplug your stove before you start, and use a Phillips head screwdriver for most steps. Start by removing the metal bracket that holds the old blower in place with two screws.

Unscrew three more screws holding down wires coming from the motor to their respective terminals, then remove four rubber grommets securing electrical cables to ground wire brackets at each corner of the unit’s base. We hope you enjoyed this article on how to replace blower motor on buck stove.

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