Classic Bay 1200 Cleaning Instructions

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CLASSIC BAY 1200 PELLET STOVE & INSERT
Heat Exchanger & Exhaust Cleaning Instructions
WARNING
Fire Risk
For trouble free use of your pellet appliance you must perform cleaning
as called for in these instructions. Not doing so will result in:
• Poor operating performance
• Smoke spillage into the home
• Overheating of components
Not properly cleaning your appliance on a regular basis will void your
warranty.
Refer to your Owner’s Manual for complete cleaning
instructions for all components.
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PROPER SHUTDOWN PROCEDURE
Caution
Shock and Smoke Hazard
• Turn down thermostat, let appliance completely cool and exhaust
blower must be off. Now you can unplug appliance before servicing.
• Smoke spillage into room can occur if appliance is not cool before unplugging.
• Risk of shock if appliance not unplugged before servicing appliance.
NOTE: Performing this routine service will require approximately 20
minutes a month depending on type and quality of fuel you burn.
CLEANING OR
INSPECTION
FIREPOT
Wood Pellets
FREQUENCY
DAILY
Every 3 bags
-OR-
Every 1 bag
-OR-
ASHPAN
Wood Pellets
Every 5 bags
-OR-
ASHPAN
Corn
Every 1 ton of
fuel
EXHAUST BLOWER
Every 3 tons of fuel
or more frequently
depending on fuel
type
CONVECTION
BLOWER
YEARLY
X
X
Daily
HEAT EXCHANGER
MONTHLY
X
X
FIREPOT
Corn
WEEKLY
X
-OR-
X
-OR-
FIREPOT MAINTENANCE
Firepot Cleaning Rod
Firepot Air Holes
Pull Cleaning Rod OUT and IN a couple of times to shake
debris loose.
Sample of a larger clinker
Page The firepot air holes will need to be scraped occasionally
depending on the quality of fuel being used. Use a putty
knife, a flat head screwdriver or the firepot clean-out tool
provided to remove excess carbon and clinkers from the
firepot.
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1200 Pellet Insert
Tools Needed: Shop Vac, Phillips head and flat head screwdriver
D. Clean Firebox Exhaust Exits & Exhaust Blower
A. Cleaning the Heat Exchanger Chambers
1. Lift the hopper lid to access the cleaning rods. Both
black bent handle pull rods are located close to the face
of the appliance to the left and right side. Figure 3.1.
2. Pull the rods straight out until they stop, approximately
20 inches (508mm).
3. To clean, slide the rods OUT and IN a couple of times.
1. There are 2 exhaust exits at the back of the firebox on
the left and right side. Figure 2.
2. Using a Phllips head screwdriver remove the screws
and set aside the access covers.
3. Vacuum the 2 exhaust exits thoroughly.
4. Clean the exhaust blower blades while the access
cover on the left side is still removed. Figure 3.3.
Exhaust Blower
Heat Exchanger
Cleaning Rods
Left Access Cover
Figure 3.3
Figure 3.1
E. Clean Exhaust Exit Behind the Exhaust Blower
B. Remove Baffle to Access Heat Exchanger
Tubes and Firebox Exhaust Exits
1. Open the hinged access door on the left of the insert.
Figure 3.5.
1. Open the right side access door and then open the
glass door.
2. Grasp the bottom of the baffles and pull up to dislodge from hook attachment.
2. Reach in and unlatch the clean-out door that is connected to the rear of exhaust blower. Figure 3.4.
3. Use a small vacuum hose attachment to clean area.
4. Re-latch and close clean-out door.
3. Use a standard screw driver to unlatch the covers
beneath the baffles of each side.
Vent Pipe Adapter
Exhaust Blower
4. Re-install in reverse order.
C. Vacuum Heat Exchanger Tubes, Firebox Area
and Drop Tube
1. Use a Shop Vac to vacuum any fly ash and soot from the
heat exchanger tubes and firebox area. Figure 3.2.
Clean-Out Door
2. Remove any debris that may be in the drop tube.
Figure 3.4
Hinged Access Door
Exposed Heat Exchanger Tubes
Drop Tube
Vent Pipe
Adapter
Clean-Out
Door
Remove Screws
Left & Right Access Covers
Figure 3.2 - Baffle Removed
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Figure 3.5
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Convection
Blower
Firepot
Exhaust
Blower Cleaning Rod
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1200 Pellet Stove
Tools Needed: Shop Vac and Phillips head screwdriver
A. Cleaning the Heat Exchanger Chambers
D. Clean Exhaust Exit Behind the Exhaust Blower
1. Lift the hopper lid to access the cleaning rods. Both
black bent handle pull rods are located close to the face
of the appliance to the left and right side. Figure 4.1.
2. Pull the rods straight out until they stop, approximately
20 inches (508mm).
3. To clean, slide the rods OUT and IN a couple of times.
1. Open both the upper and lower right side panels.
Figure 4.3.
2. Using a Phillips head screwdriver remove the 4 screws
from the clean-out plate and set aside. Figure 4.3.
3. Use a small vacuum hose attachment to clean area.
Figure 4.4.
4. Re-attach clean-out plate and close side panels.
Heat Exchanger Cleaning Rods
Remove 4 Screws
Clean-Out Plate
Open Right
Side Panels
Figure 4.1
B. Remove Baffle to Access Heat Exchanger
Tubes and Firebox Exhaust Exits
1. Open the upper right side panel door and then open
the glass door.
Figure 4.3
2. The 2 baffles are located at the top inside of firebox.
3. Place your hand on the baffle and slide it up and the
bottom edge will fall down and then you can lift the
baffle out. Repeat for the other side.
Clean-Out Plate Removed
4. Re-install in reverse order.
C. Vacuum Heat Exchanger Tubes, Firebox Area
and Drop Tube
1. Use a Shop Vac to vacuum any fly ash and soot from the
heat exchanger tubes and firebox area. Figure 4.2.
Exhaust Blower
2. Remove any debris that may be in the drop tube.
Figure 4.4
Exposed Heat Exchanger Tubes
Drop Tube
Figure 4.2
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