Question about Lakewood (5500) Oil Filled Radiator Heater
I have this heater for 1 year, used it only for 3 months last winter. I turned it on this year for the first time since but does not get hot when I have it on full with both buttons on and the knob turned to # 8. Also the wire gets very hot. Is there a defect in this model???
Georgette Red Hook, NY
For the price of replacement pair i could buy a new heater
Posted on Nov 01, 2008
Same problem so i emailed the company and was able to buy a new control for about $20 + shipping. It was a easy fix but you would think that it would last longer than a year.
Posted on Oct 30, 2008
This heater is *** cheeks son
Posted on Oct 28, 2008
Same problem. good for one winter. stop working the next though the light is on...
Posted on Mar 21, 2008
Now that's a FIRE!
As for posts surrounding the wire getting HOT and setting off the light on the heater.... Here's what I read in trouble shooting. Check to ensure that the connection to the socket is not loose.....
Yesterday, my unit had burnt the wall socket and heater plug. I hadn't had the wire (overheating) problem prior to this. Then my wife and I realized that the WALL SOCKET was not a "Tight Fit" with the heater plug. So It lead me to believe it was Arching which caused the socket to melt. Other sockets in my house are fine, nice and snug. So I'm replacing the socket today, along with the cord and let you know what happens. I just had no idea that a less than snug socket would possibly burn down my house.
Posted on Nov 21, 2008
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