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Cadet heater quite working

I've got a Cadet C122 wall heater that quite working. There's 240V to the heater and continuity across the reset switch. No continuity across a round metal device that's at the top of the heater above the coils. Is this normal or is this a shutoff device that can't be reset? If so can it be replaced or do I need to replace the heater? Thanks!

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  • greek1 Nov 04, 2007


    Thanks, Buffalo12980! The element tests good so I'm off to find a klixon overload. I really appreciate the help!

    greek1

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2009

    heater just quit workin

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That round metal thing is called a klixon overload. look on the side of it and an amperage range should be there. replace the unit and the element should work unless the element itself is blown. check for continuity across the element with your meter with the wires disconnected.

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