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The Wall Heater is about 13 years old but has worked well until now. We did have someone look at it I Think he put Gas or something in it. well that worked for about one hour and that was that. He did say that we would probably have to replace the one we have with a new one. Is that true.

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  • Gloria Bourke Jul 31, 2009

    Hi Taran,
    Hey thanks for your advice I will cretainly go with it. It looks like I will be buying a new one. Thanks heaps though, everything you pointed out was so informative very much appreciated Glory.

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Hi,

There might be many reasons for the non working condition. As it's almost 13 years old, Gas is the main suspect. You already put that and it does not work.

Now,

Note - I am taking into consideration that Gas is not a problem. Make sure there is no Gas Leak.

The other 2 main suspects are :-

1. Thermostat
2. Compressor.

If thermostat is an issue, better to get it changed and if compressor is an issue, better to change the wall heater as it would cost you many bucks to repair and specially spending so many bucks on such an old wall heater is not a wise option.

Hope i helped you.

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