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Open Wood Oven Trouble Shooting

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ISSUE

CAUSE

SOLUTION

Smoking fire
(smoke entering the room)

1. Damper closed

2. Grate sitting in ashtray

3. Incorrect clearance of flue cowl

4. Flue proximity to large tress, building etc.

• Fully Open damper

• Suspend grate on brackets

• Ensure sufficient clearances from cowl to adjacent objects

• Add an extra length of flue.

Paint discolouring or peeling from firebox

1. Extreme change in temperature and wear and tear

2. Burning wet or treated wood

• From time to time the paint may need a little attention, rust and accidental scratches, or faded spots from adverse conditions are easily repaired with sandpaper and a can of “Stove Bright” flat black, Hi Temp paint (available from your dealer).

• Ensure you only burn good dry untreated wood

Water entering firebox

1 Flues are installed upside-down

2 High wind area

• Correctly install flues

• Using a anti down draft cowl

Squeaking nose from rotating cowl

1. not enough grease applied to cowl

• Apply ample heat resistant grease