Question about Fahrenheat (FFH1614) Wall Mounted Panel Heater

1 Answer

I have a fahrenheat wall mounted heater, 120 v model,(can't find a model number on the unit) with a dial temp control. No matter which number setting it is on, the unit cycles off after about 50 seconds. It heats, the fan blows, but it doesn't stay on. An amber light comes on when it shuts off. After about 5 minutes it will cycle on again but for less than 1 min. It didn't do this when I installed it new, which was in 1994 or 95. What's the problem

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 59 Answers

UNIT SOUNDS LIKE ITS SHUTTING DOWN ON A LIMIT SWITCH IN HEATER. THEY LOOK LIKE ROUND BUTTONS OF DIFFERENT SIZES. THE HAVE 2 WIRES GOING TO THEM AND THEY ARE A NORMALLY CLOSED. THERE IS A FAN DISK NORMALLY OPEN TO UNTILL IT GETS HOT AND CLOSES TO TURN ON FAN.  IF THE FAN SWITCH TAKES TO LONG TO CLOSE THEN LIMIT OPENS TO PROTECT FROM OVER-HEATING

Posted on Apr 24, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

I have a baseboard heater in my apartment (small dining area) that has a dial that I can control the heat..the knob has #1-10...what is a good number to set it to and do I keep it on all the time. Thanks...


Hi!
The number you keep it on is whatever temperature that is comfortable to you. The settings on the dial are graduated from #1(lowest-coolest) to #10(warmest). If you want to keep the room temperature somewhat even you need to play around with the settings( one number at a time) until you find what is comfortable to you. Hope I was of help to you.

Dec 02, 2009 | Fahrenheat FBE15002 Baseboard Heater

1 Answer

How to wire unit baseboard heater to the power to thermoster


That is a portable unit and should not be hard-wired and controlled by a wall-mounted thermostat. The unit may never cut off that way.

It is considered a "space heater" not an area heater.

===sorry===

Sep 14, 2009 | Fahrenheat PHH15002 Oil Filled Baseboard...

1 Answer

Can't find replacement parts


Hi google intertherm furnace parts they sell parts on line you may find what you need on there

Oct 22, 2008 | Fahrenheat Electric Convector Baseboard...

2 Answers

Installation of Fahrenheat wall heater


http://www.marleymeh.com/develop/prod_pdf/instructs/5200-2638-000.pdf

Jan 20, 2008 | Fahrenheat (FFH1614) Wall Mounted Panel...

1 Answer

Electric wall mounted heater


Make sure that the heater is mounted where convection currents occur freely. When heat builds up around the top of the heater its temperature will rise uncontrollably. You'll be luck not to get a fire.

Jan 18, 2008 | Fahrenheat (FFH1614) Wall Mounted Panel...

1 Answer

Can someone please tell me what is the lowest temperature setting a Fahrenheat 3000 Watt Large Room Fan-Forced Wall Heater Model FZL3004 will turn on at ?


about the only way I can figure is to let the room get very cool and adjust the thermostat to its lowest setting. now turn on the unit. monitor the heat until the stat just opens. the thermostat bimetal will be closed and will open when the bimetal expands and opens its contacts. another way is to hitch up a chart recorder to measure temperature with its output connected to the heater. [too expensive for you or the DIY to accomplish]

Dec 13, 2007 | Fahrenheat FFH1615 Heater

1 Answer

Fahrenheat wall unit


your on-off switch is faulty - need to replace it.

Dec 07, 2007 | Fahrenheat ECP1524 Wall Mounted Panel...

2 Answers

Fahrenheat 4000 watt wall mounted heater shuts off and needs reset


the reset is probably an inline circuit breaker. if you can get hold of am amprobe clamp around ammeter, check the current when the unit is running at full power. the reading you get check against the current rating of the inline breaker. your fan motor bearings may be dry increasing the current draw of the unit and tripping the breaker. try oiling the fan bearings with a light oil NOT WD-40.

Dec 06, 2007 | Fahrenheat (FFH1614) Wall Mounted Panel...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Fahrenheat (FFH1614) Wall Mounted Panel Heater Logo

Related Topics:

249 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Fahrenheat Heating & Cooling Experts

butch welch

Level 2 Expert

147 Answers

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

2460 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15557 Answers

Are you a Fahrenheat Heating and Cooling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...