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R150B Kerosene Reddy Heater-

Won't Run. Plug Heater in & it just buzzes. Fan turns easy by hand,but plug it in & fan turns hard & it just buzzes.

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  • tcapper Feb 15, 2009

    Looking for help this morning with the exact same porblem. Blade also spins freely but once pluged in it only moves a fraction and the buzz is very loud. If left buzzing the heater will trip and i will have to hit the reset button. Looked up a replacement motor on Reddy Parts and it was $169!!! I need a better solution or confirmation if it's a failed motor.

  • Linda Witucki Feb 16, 2009

    The Reddy Heater that won't start & just Buzzes is 150,000 btu heater Model Number Is R150B

  • dhouston76 May 11, 2010

    i have the same problem with a remington 110 heater. the part number on the motor is 097134-02. did you ever figure out if it was the motor, or the capacitor? thanks

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Neither of you state the model of heater that is giving you starting problems. many of the motors have an external starting capacitor (relay). If so, you may just need that part, if your heater is equipped with one. On the other hand, many have an internal capacitor , which is not servicable.

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

  • Jerry Magee
    Jerry Magee Feb 16, 2009

    dfwituce - the R150 does have a strter relay number 097061-01

    and it looks like this picture. The modern replacement number is 107850-01 and looks different



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