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Duct Heater Hi, I have recently had my Omega ducted heater serviced and I have been advised by the technician that he found traces of carbon monoxide in my home 1-2 points on his testing devices. Is this dangerous and do I need to replace my heater unit. Technician advised me that 10 p.p.m is harmful and dangerous! Cheers Tass

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Carbon monoxide in any concentration is deadly. It gets in the blood and prevents the blood from absorbing oxygen. Follow the technicians advice and find out why there is this gas in the house.10 ppm is easily achievable and you cannot smell it and won't know it until you feel sleepy

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

If I understand your concern, it is that the heater switches itself on for 10 seconds and then switches itself automatically off. A couple of ideas of you may want to explore/check:

  1. the built-in protection system detects an internal fault and to prevent any further damage switches itself off;
  2. the faults could be:
  • open heating element (assuming it is electrical);
  • blower not turning;
  • open limit switch. The limit switch is an inline cutoff to the heater that automatically opens up when the heater exceeds a pre-determined temperature independent of the settings in the thermostat. This is like a thermal fuse once gone bad will remain open;
  • whereas a thermostatic switch will turn on if temperature is below its threshold and turn off if the temperature is above. It is basically an on/off switch.
Often the limit switch would look like the image below.
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To be able to provide a more detailed information/assistance, pls verify & post back the model number of the Day Night Heater. Model 8ou-19 does not turn up anything. Or perhaps you can share the website you were referring to.

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Yes. Vulcan heater company is still making heaters. Here is the link. http://www.vulcanelectric.com/

Grainger is a direct seller of Vulcan heaters, so you chould be able to give them a call, explain what you need or giver them a part number and they will be able to get what you need.

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