How Do I Clean an Oil Furnace in a Miller Mobile Home?

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Miller is a company that manufactures furnaces for mobile home use. Highly-efficient Miller oil-fired furnaces are convertible between natural gas, propane and oil, and they come with a Beckett oil burner. Like all furnaces, the Miller oil furnace collects dust, debris and dirt over the year. This build-up can clog the furnace and cause it to work less effectively. Clean the furnace in the spring and fall to keep it working well.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • Vacuum
  • Cloth
  • Oil filter
  • Paintbrush

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Turn off the Miller oil furnace and wait for it to cool. Open the maintenance hatch.

  2. 2

    Remove the old oil filter and replace it with a new one. The oil filter is located in the Beckett oil burner near the oil uptake pipe.

  3. 3

    Vacuum the Beckett oil burner to remove any dust build up. Wipe the burner with a cloth to remove excess oil.

  4. 4

    Vacuum the draft regulator, the plate inside the flue, to remove any dust. Wipe the draft regulator with a cloth.

  5. 5

    Vacuum around the Miller oil furnace to keep dust from getting inside the system. Dust off the thermostats throughout your mobile home with the paintbrush.

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