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I am looking for any information on servicing a older 1960's kerosene heater. the heater runs but I could get better performance from a blow dryer. the gas chamber holds a great flame but the when I turn the fan on I get luke warm air. I took a shop vac to the stove area and tried to **** out any soot.

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There is a possibility that the fan speed is to high, has the fan ever been replaced ?? the lower the air speed the more heat you will get from the unit, but it needs to be the right fan speed as to slow of a fan speed will over heat and burn up the unit, hope that helps

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