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Dimplex Bach electric fire (BCH20). The fire effect motor makes a knocking noise. Is it easier to replace the motor or can it be fixed by placing rubber insulators to the metal frame? Many thanks in advance.

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SOURCE: How to replace fire bulb for Dimplex HTN20

I wanted an answer to this too. It was hard to find, but here we go.
Get hold of a torch, and look closely at the decorative surround at the bottom of the fire. There are two screws hidden in there, on each side! See below:

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Unscrew these, and you can take the front off, and get at the bulbs.

For information, the fire takes two screw in bulbs, described as 240V – 60W E14 SES Clear Candle Lamps.
Hope this helps. 

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SOURCE: Dimplex Charlbury Electric Fire -

Not uncommon for those little motors to wear out. Easiest thing to do is go to connection at wiring connector to motor, and test for voltage there. If voltage is there, then I'd replace the motor.

Posted on Feb 06, 2011

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Can I operate the flame effect on the fire without the heat?
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If it is not the bulbs, it is often a melted switch or circuit board.
You can obtain technical support for your stove here:

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Hello. It could be possible that a piece or some of the foil that gives the flame effect has fallen down on the motor, that creates the heat. This could be causing the noise. I would not think this is an electrics problem.

I would ensure the electric fire is disconnected from any power supply and either open the heater myself or get a electrical specialist to have a look. Then you will see exactly what is happening. A piece of foil may be visible which is catching the motor.

If you decide to tackle the problem yourself write down how to put the heater back together as you take each part out. These parts would be covers etc. It can easily get confusing. That is important.

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