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My heater won't turn on.

My dogs knocked my heater over earlier today. so i unplugged it and set it up. that was over 12 hours ago. i came home and tried to turn my heater on and it won't work. HELP!!!

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  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    my oil heater wont work either

  • jimbo460 May 11, 2010

    what kind of heater is it?

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There really isn't anyway to give a difinitive answer to your problem. it requires some trouble shooting. Did you blow the breaker on the circuit feeding the outlet you had your heater plugged into? Is there a power indicator light on your heater? If so, when the dog tipped the heater over was it still working (ON)? If no indicator the problem gets more tedious and techy.

Oil heaters are great and simply designed. They are closed systems with heating elements that connect to the other end of the wire that plugs into your wall. The switch is in between the two to allow current to pass or not. If any of those connections was shaken loose by the fall it would cause your heater to malfunction. That's something you (or a service person) can only verify by opening the unit up. Hope this has helped...:-)

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