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Won't shut off when reaching preset temp

The heater will not react to the temperature setting and shut off when the preset temp is reached. It had been working great and suddenly developed this problem.

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Re: Won't shut off when reaching preset temp

Sounds like a thermostat problem or a short in the wire. Can you give us more info like is it gas or electric and model numbers will help.



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Re: Won't shut off when reaching preset temp

Most space heaters will heat until the room has reached a temperature 2-3 degrees higher than the temperature you set it for. This is because if it were to only heat to the set temperature, 3 mins later once the room had cooled by a degree, it would be heating again. They're manufactured to heat a bit more so that they don't have to constantly be turning off and on. Don't worry, unless it's still heating after the temperature is 5+ degrees more than you wanted, there's nothing to be worried about.

Posted on Dec 01, 2007

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The heater shuts off when it reaches two degrees above the set temperature and turns back on when it is two degrees below.

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