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The heater shorted out, sparks, electrical smoke. Is it salvagable or should I replace?

We've had this heater for 18 years. I assume it died of old age. We use it almost every day in the winter months to heat a small room for exercise. It is used about 4 hours per day. We run it on high with full power. It was working fine just this morning. Then in the afternoon once it was totally hot it just sparked and smoked....

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Yes you could say it has died 18 years has been very good time to look for new . I don't think you will get parts for it now .

Posted on Feb 23, 2012

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