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Heat turns off

When the heater is initially turned on everything works okay. Then after a few minutes, I hear a click, see a bright flash on the underside of the heater, and the heat no longer comes on (even though the blower, etc. is still working). The heat never comes back on unless I turn the heater off for several minutes.

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  • marthajo Oct 08, 2007

    The heater still does not work even after being left on for several hours.

  • beach12 Nov 25, 2007

    Blower is on, heat is blowing and then no heat. Have to keep turning the main switch off & on

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    everything works, but it seems like its o low even though its on high. It barely heats a small bedroom

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Sounds like the high limit switch on the heater is kicking off. The flash is the switch shutting off the heating element. The only way to reset it is to turn unit off for about 5 minutes. Possible problems are: 1.) Bad thermostat 2.) blower motor not turning fast enough which means motor is bad.

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

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This is normal, leave it on for an hour and see if the room warms up.

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

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