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Too noisy while running

Very disappointed in heater. Too noisy while running. Too many vibrations.

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Sorry to hear that. Mass produced in China or Taiwan units rarely need to pass a quality control check or they get josled about in transit. Some units made by Honeywell with overseas assembly and parts also have this same problem. Cheap labor, cheap parts. It shouldn't be on the part of the user to track down faults, but if you want to try to find the squeaks and vibrations - go inside the unit and look for loose components. Duct tape in the right places does have a calming effect. A little silicone sealer does wonders too! Just be careful! I'll probably get a "thanks for trying" rating but this is just my opinion.

Posted on Sep 10, 2007


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