Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: Harley08 On: Tue. Dec. 14, 2010 7:44 pm

I have a Hyfire 2 with both burners going.One burner pushing hot coals off and the other burning perfect with an inch of ash.Min is at 6 and max is at 32.Any ideas?
Harley08
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Leisure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Hyfire 2


Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: WNY On: Tue. Dec. 14, 2010 8:52 pm

Differences in stoker motors, pusher openings, etc...slightly different tolerances. I know on the older models, there was an adjustment on the back for the stoker (that was orginally hooked to the feed adjustment knob).
They should both be set all the to max feed rate. Not sure if there is any adjustment on yours. Is yours a converted from rheostat, or factory CoalTrol?
WNY
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Keystoker 90K, Leisure Line Hyfire I
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker, LL & CoalTrol
Stove/Furnace Model: 90K, Hyfire I, VF3000 Soon

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: Harley08 On: Tue. Dec. 14, 2010 9:04 pm

It is Factory coaltrol.3 years old
Harley08
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Leisure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Hyfire 2

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: WNY On: Tue. Dec. 14, 2010 9:09 pm

Then it may not have any feed adjustment, or something might be worn in the stoker bearing area. Hard to say without removing the stoker plates and inspecting them.

The plates just have a big open slot/hole in them and the bearing just runs around and pushing it back and forth. Maybe one of the slider plates that the bearing runs against is bent or something.

Similar to this pusher below, you can see the small plate on the back where the bearing rides against, on some that can be adjusted in/out to make the hole smaller, therefore, increasing the feed rate.

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or just differences in the stokers/gears, etc....if you take the one that is NOT pushing hot coals, you might be able to add a shim or something to make it feed more, then adjust accordlingly the MAX down.
WNY
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Keystoker 90K, Leisure Line Hyfire I
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker, LL & CoalTrol
Stove/Furnace Model: 90K, Hyfire I, VF3000 Soon

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: Harley08 On: Wed. Dec. 15, 2010 4:59 am

Thanks.I will look at it tonight and see what I can figure it out
Harley08
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Leisure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Hyfire 2

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: Rick 386 On: Wed. Dec. 15, 2010 9:30 am

Harley,

My Hyfire II has been like that since day 1. I never really was bothered by it. I just have the max set so that it doesn't push hot coals off the edge of the burner. The 2nd burner is maybe 1/2"- 1" behind the other. It still throws a ton of heat so it doesn't bother me !!!

Rick
Rick 386
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: AA 260 heating both sides of twin farmhouse
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: LL Hyfire II w/ coaltrol in garage
Coal Size/Type: Pea in AA 260, Rice in LL Hyfire II
Other Heating: Gas fired infared at work

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: Harley08 On: Wed. Dec. 15, 2010 10:09 am

Thats what I think I am going to do.It's doing the same thing as your's.Thanks
Harley08
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Leisure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Hyfire 2

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: WNY On: Thu. Dec. 16, 2010 7:07 am

I think mine were like that, mine does have the adjustment, being converted to a coaltrol, and I put a slightly larger diameter (+1/16 to 1/8" ) from the stock bearing on the slower feed, stoker motor. Just a thought.
WNY
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Keystoker 90K, Leisure Line Hyfire I
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker, LL & CoalTrol
Stove/Furnace Model: 90K, Hyfire I, VF3000 Soon


Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: Harley08 On: Thu. Dec. 16, 2010 7:12 am

Never had this problem before.But I think I try what you said.Where did you get the bearing?

Thanks
Harley08
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Leisure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Hyfire 2

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: poconoman On: Thu. Dec. 16, 2010 5:07 pm

Something is off for sure. BOTH burners should be at the same burn area. You can see this on the " both burners running" vid down at my sig.
poconoman
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Leisure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Hyfire II

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: Harley08 On: Thu. Dec. 16, 2010 5:43 pm

Mine was always like that.It just started acting like this.Both motors come on and go off at the same time.I can't figure it out.
Harley08
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Leisure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Hyfire 2

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: WNY On: Thu. Dec. 16, 2010 6:00 pm

Just the tolerances in the the stoker mechanisms may not be exactly equal. Get a hold of Dave or Matt at LL, they might be able get you bearing, or at least tell you the stock size. I think I got the bearing from the previous owner Jerry @ LL. Mcmaster, Grainger, Fastenall, etc.. online should have something that might work.
WNY
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Keystoker 90K, Leisure Line Hyfire I
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker, LL & CoalTrol
Stove/Furnace Model: 90K, Hyfire I, VF3000 Soon

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: Harley08 On: Fri. Dec. 17, 2010 7:16 am

I will give them a call.Thanks
Harley08
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Leisure Line
Stove/Furnace Model: Hyfire 2

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: Flyer5 On: Sun. Dec. 19, 2010 12:17 pm

Harley08 wrote:I will give them a call.Thanks


The back edge of the carpet could have gotten bent or maybe a little distorted . You can do like suggested with a shim on the slower one ,or just bend the back edge of the carpet a little right in the center not much is needed . Dave
Flyer5
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Leisure Line WL110
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Leisure Line Pioneer

Re: Hyfire 2, One Burner Pushing Hot Coals Off

PostBy: WNY On: Tue. Dec. 21, 2010 1:50 pm

There you go! great customer service! :)
WNY
 
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: Keystoker 90K, Leisure Line Hyfire I
Coal Size/Type: Rice
Stove/Furnace Make: Keystoker, LL & CoalTrol
Stove/Furnace Model: 90K, Hyfire I, VF3000 Soon