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Dayton 2yu62 doesn't work at all

I have two Dayton 2yu62 heaters and neither one works. Checked and confirmed that there is power at all connections when thermostat is on. Checked overheat switch. No problems there. Thermostats are working but nothing comes on. No reset switch. HELP!!!

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  • Tom Cline
    Tom Cline Oct 22, 2008

    Will check the heating elements tomorrow morning. I don't this heating elements are the problems as the fans do not work either.

  • Tom Cline
    Tom Cline Oct 24, 2008

    Thanks for your help. Found the problems with the wiring between the breaker box and the heating units. One of the line wires had enough connection to show voltage but not enough connection to allow enough current to run the heaters (impedence too high). Don't you just love it when the building wiring diagram doesn't match with what is actually wired. Someone added another heater in the upstairs office and tapped into the wiring to the commercial heating units. Is fixed now. Again, thanks for you help.

  • Anonymous Nov 20, 2008

    notheing works with this heater the light is not on it is plug in nothing works?

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Need to check heating elements and replace if necessary. If your checks are complete that is the answer I think.I suggest reviewing your findings. The heating elements rarely go bad.

Posted on Oct 22, 2008

  • Ray Oct 24, 2008

    Using jumpers, send power directly to the heaters and or fans. If they work then you missed reporting a control device. Usually heaters have a thermal fuse in addition to an "overheat switch". Be sure youir jumpers bypass this protector. The fans come on with the thermostat.



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  • Ray Oct 25, 2008

    I am glad your problem is solved



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