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Dimplex storage heater works intermittently

I have a Dimplex storage heater. It has an ''input'' dial..which I have set to 7-8 (for cold weather) and a ''room boost'' dial which is set to late boost. it works on/off...even though i don't fiddle with the heater. Recently a friend changed my apartment thermostat dial to ''normal'' and it helped for a while............now it has stopped working again.
Is the operation and function of the heater dependant on the atmospheric temperature?? My apartment is still cold. Or am I doing something wrong?
Cheers everyone
P.S unsure of exact type of Dimplex heater...........says CXL n on it though

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it does not relate to the time of day it relates to the temp in the room
as you know most heaters do not run continuously, they cycle on ambiant temp.
the boost setting is actually tweeaking that cycle,
you are actually setting the vairence in the temp setting
each modle is slightly differant but

here is an example

9 late boost, might let the temp differential drop as low as 25 degrees
1 early boost might only allow a 2 degree differential

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