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Home Pride portable heater NDY-17 or HZ-2003

All switch lights on, fan operates, fake log "flames" but no heat. I assume there is an element in the bottom. Where can I find the element replacement around Baltimore, Md.?

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SOURCE: Presto Quartz Heater element 1500 watts

We have a Presto quartz heater and have gotten replacement tubes from: National Presto Industries, Inc., P. O. Box 1172, Eau Claire, WI 54702-1172
In 2004 the cost was 26.00 for two (S&H included). We bought the heater in 1984 and it is still running great - we love it!

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SOURCE: Dimplex Compact Electric Flame Stove Heater

call Dimples !-800-663-6663 ext 358 They will be able to help you out.

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Charmglow Electric Fireplace ***NO HEAT** just lights up, HELP :(

This is manufactured by Home Depot The customer service number is on the back 800-890-4076.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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SOURCE: electric fireplace does not heat

I have a cheap electric fireplace bought in SuperCentre store-heater no longer works. It says its a one piece system. Can these heaters be replaced or repaired(probably made in China) or am i better off scrapping it and buying a new one?

Posted on Oct 18, 2009


A wire has probably burnt off the heater element. Also check to make sure that the air inlet is clean. If the unit becomes dirty it will not work and goes off on limit.

Posted on Nov 08, 2009

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My York furnace sometimes doesn't completely ignite

A noisy inducer probably is headed for replacement.

The igniter can produce a healthy glow and still be defective. Mine had to be replaced with a new, improved one.

The thermocouple could be defective even though it seems to open the gas valve when it should.

The heat sensor in the bonnet could be defective. That controls main blower operation.

The heat exchanger could be cracked.

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on Dec 24, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

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I have a Dimplex Ritz electric 2000w heater that is only working on the low 1000w setting. When the high setting is selected it auto turns off and there was a funny smell which I am assuming a fuse has...

Yes, it can be repaired, if Dimplex still stocks that particular heating element. It's not to difficult to replace the heating element, just mark all the wires before removing the old one. Also, it will require removing the logs inside the heater, because you will need to turn the stove upside to do the removal and replacement. Contact Dimplex Technical Support at 1-888-346-7539.

Hope this helps you.

Jul 06, 2011 | Dimplex Compact Electric Flame Stove...

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The fake flame and fan are working but no heat. Is there a reset button somewhere in this unit?

There isn't a reset. It is an automatic reset. Give it a little while unplugged and it should reset 30 minutes then plug it back in and it should work. If not then the chances are you have a tstat problem or a element problem.

Jan 28, 2011 | Stoves Heating & Cooling

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Whirlpool gas dryer, replaced thermal fuse and thermostat. When turned on I am getting the glow and the flame after a few minutes the flame goes out and will not flame back up.

I assume it runs and this is from that stance. If it doesn't the motor has to be checked and the power coming in. In fact the dryer can run and still not have the correct power to opperate the heater.
If its is doing this the operating thermostat is suspect. Or the air flow could be reduced causing hi temp in the fire box. Check for an open thermostat in the gas valve heating circut. usually mounted on the air duct. A week safety switch can also be the trouble from looking at these thermostats they look the same on most dryers. There is often an number stamped on the mounting flange that gives the operating temp of the thermostat. If the temp jumps up due to blocked air flow or the combustion is not being carried out through the dryer these areas have to be corrected before any thermostat will work. See below.

below is an explanation of the operating outline of a dryer.

A dryer has to have 2 things to dry clothes. 1 Air supply and exhaust, 2 Heating source. No mater if its a gas dryer or electric these 2 items are what dry the clothes..

A. If the dryer has all of these things it has to be heating and an air flow problem (kinked or dirty dryer duck, motor fan clogged with lint, vent flapper not opening...) is suspect.

Assuming you have a volt meter and know how to use it properly.

These are the steps that the power and machine have to take to operate properly

1. power is correct (USA 220V across line and 115v to ground/neut) 2 hot lines with potential between them and a neutral and possible a ground
2 Door switch is closed
3 Timer switch closes and ready s power to heating element through centrifugal switch in the motor circuit after the motor is running.
4 the heating element is assumed to be good and have 220v at this point. Checking for voltage at the element will assure all before are ok and at least allowing the heater to work.
5 the heating element is controlled by 1 or more thermostats and a safety thermostat. If either of these switches do not close when the dryer is "cool" they are bad. NOTE some dryers could ahve 3 wire thermostats. These can read closed on one set and open on the other. And this is how they should be if good. But tracing the wire diagram will tell which set is closed and when.
6 if you have power, the timer contacts to the motor and the heater (separate circuits usually)are "closed", the motor runs, the cent switch "closes", the temperature operating thermostats are closed, and the heating element is good you have to have heat.

1 Check for 220V power into the dryer. If not check breakers and turn off and on several time pushing them firmly. If this is ok and 220V present step 1 is done. proceed through all steps above.

C Gas Dryers

The Gas dryer uses and has the same type controls up to the heating source.with 1 exception: The ignition circuit is only 115V and not 220V. Only 115 V (USA) is needed. If you plug in a ;lamp and it lites the power is fine.

All gas dryers made today use some type of electric ignition. The types of controls going into the heating unit are varied widely but include the following; 1 A gas valve to allow the gas to cycle on and off 2 A safety circuit that incorporates preignition safety, proving flame, safety cut off, and cycle operation. Some older types of dryers use a gas valve that has 2 steps for the valve to go through before ignition can occur. Usually these are noted as proving then operating. If flame is not present the gas valve will not open. If flame proves then goes out a lock out of the gas valve can occour on some gas heating source dryers..

The most common item and easiest to check maybe the ignitor. Usually a brite yellowish glow before ignition indicates all operating normally. If you dont see a glow in or around the gas heating area during start up the ignitor is suspect. check your wire diagram and connect your volt meter accordingly. If volts check ok the ignitor is most likely the trouble. If you can see it in pieces or remove it and note a whitish place on the surface particularly in 1 spot this is the open-burned out area. The ignitor is made of silicone carbide in some gas control systems and should be handled with care because they are easy to break.. Do not use any ignitor except the one recommended by . appliance parts people with good knowledge. Addaptation to these ignitors fitting in other that what they are made for is extremely dangerous and never condoned nor recommended even for a test. This is also known as "playing with fire".. .

If these instructions and explanations are foreign to you I recommend you contact a local service person to check the appliance for you. There are several reasons but mostly safety. DO NOT ASSUME THE POWER IS EVER OFF. Like an unloaded gun is the only one ever in an accident, same applies to electric. The only time anyone gets hurt by electric is when the power is off. If the plug isnt in your hands and you cant see the knives its assumed hot til checked. even with a breaker thrown still check it.

If this helped you in some way please send me a good report. Thank you for using fix ya.

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Hello The light, the grill, top cooling fan and main circulation fan all work but the oven doesn't heat up at all. So I assume it's the main element - but isn't there more than one main element...

Yes it does mean that there is a base element, but more likely to be fan element, possibly base element may require replacing as well.

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Honeywell HZ-709 oil filled radiator heater-all controlls work but no heat produced. Possible reason?? Thanks

There is a bottom element and a top element so the elements could be dead.

More likey, there could be no power coming from the wall - there are switches on the front that need to light up or the thermostat could be set to off.

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A wire has probably burnt off the heater element. Also check to make sure that the air inlet is clean. If the unit becomes dirty it will not work and goes off on limit.

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The heating element is the likely culprit as they burn out and go open
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If you can use a multi-meter , then the element can be tested using the resistance range (with the oven SWITCHED OFF )

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