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Bionaire space heater bch9212 digital display not working

The display goes out 2 - 5 seconds after the unit is turned on

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SOURCE: I have an Bionaire BPH1520

AUTO SAFETY SHUT OFF

The heater has a built in safety device which

will switch off the heater automatically in case

of accidental overheating. It can only resume

operation when the user has reset the unit. For the

BPH1520 (OH)will display in an overheat situation.

To reset the heater:

1. Unplug the heater and wait for 30 minutes

for the heater to cool down.

2. After the 30 minutes, plug the heater in

again and operate normally.


fOR FUTURE REFERENCE HERE IS A COPY OF THE OWNERS MANUAL


http://www.bionaireuk.co.uk/Manuals/MANUALS/BPH1520-UK_43_91313392.PDF

Posted on Jun 07, 2011

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will switch off the heater automatically in case

of accidental overheating. It can only resume

operation when the user has reset the unit. For the

BPH1520 (OH)will display in an overheat situation.

To reset the heater:

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for the heater to cool down.

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fOR FUTURE REFERENCE HERE IS A COPY OF THE OWNERS MANUAL


http://www.bionaireuk.co.uk/Manuals/MANUALS/BPH1520-UK_43_91313392.PDF

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