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Malfunction heating pad

I have a sunbeam heating pad model number cat92 with control model pc204. Everytime I turn on the controler it will work for about 2 seconds and then it will go to F2 and stay that way. I don't know what that means and how do I fix it? Thanks
Mike

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  • Anonymous May 19, 2008

    We've got the same problem. Any help?



  • parks1608 Jun 01, 2008

    same here...sometimes itll stay on for awhile then it says F2. sometimes i can get it to shut off and other times i have to unplug it.

  • Anonymous Jul 07, 2008

    Mine just started having this same problem - what's up with that?

  • Anonymous Sep 07, 2008

    my heating pad either reads F1 or F2 then shuts off. have to unplug it to restart. sometimes it happens withins minutes. cant find a resolution anywhere.

  • Anonymous Oct 08, 2008

    Mine is a CAT 93 but same error. Stays on for a short period and then gives the error and quits heating.

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    same

  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    same here ~ F1 error consistently on my cat92 sunbeam heating pad

  • armedgirl Jan 22, 2009

    same problem just happened with my cat93, which i think is the #902 model. i've had it one year and used it about 6 times.

  • nanishurting Feb 13, 2009

    sunbeam 902 worked fine, until last couple of weeks, f-1 or f-2 almost within a minuite of replugging it in. What's up........need this thing

  • lbuckner Feb 24, 2009

    I have the same problem with my Sumbeam model 902 heating pad it gets an F2 or F1 code and quits heating/

  • Kiley Drury Dec 31, 2012

    same problem!! brand new purchased from CVS F2 stopped working after it melted the plastic to by back & burned me badly

  • randy fertel
    randy fertel Oct 14, 2013

    did anyone find a fix?

  • randy fertel
    randy fertel Oct 14, 2013

    Anyone find a fix for F2?

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Same F2, quick off problem here. Then I noticed that the gray plug on the power cord was not completely flush with the connector on the pad. I shoved them together until there is no gap. The unit's worked perfectly since then.

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  • hiipbone Mar 07, 2011

    That didn't work for me. I still get F2 and no heat. Heating pad is not much good without heat. Agreed?

  • Carrie Nolan Nov 05, 2011

    OMG, that totally worked ! I've been going nuts trying to figure it out..thank you !

  • Spoiled4sure Dec 07, 2011

    I was having the same problem and this was the fix!! Wish i had known that before because i threw my last one away because of the error code! Thank you!!

  • Suzanne Wood
    Suzanne Wood Dec 16, 2013

    Thank you ,that fixed mine too!

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Found plug going into Sunbeam PC204 Cat 92 pulled a bit loose. Pushing plug back in eliminated F1 error message and pad not heats normally. Check the simplest thing first.

Posted on Oct 25, 2010

  • howard975 Feb 03, 2011

    Have 2 of them - one working, the other failed with F2 error...

    these gadets have a micro controller in them (two it seems) one to control the heater, one for the LCD display.

    Though my background's in electronics, I don't have the test equipment needed to figure out what's happening. This is what I determined, however: plugging the working controller into the pad of the broken one, the pad heats (as I thought it would). Unplugging it while on triggers the F2 error. Turning it off and back on (not plugged into the pad) causes an F1 error.
    The bad controller is always stuck at F2 - screen flashes for a second (probably the self test mode of the display), then goes to F2 ** no matter what combination ** of pads or plugging/unplugging I've tried. Since these are so simple, powering off and on is what resets the controller and electronics. Since the bad controller doesn't work on either pad, that means the controller is bad.

    I openned the unit up turned off. (Don't do this if you are the least bit uncomfortable working with 110 Volts AC.) There's a small wire fuse inside - it was not blown. However, there was a fair amount of loose solder chips floating around on the circuit board - indicative of both sloppy workmanship and lousy quality control. I spotted the shiny globs of solder *immediately*. ... so one of these little guys probably shorted one of the microcontroller leads ... and it's brain got heated instead of the pad. Toast-ola

    Made in China by Sunbeam ... I now fully agree with solution #1

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Controller Model SWT200C. Model: 2013-511-000 CAT 95C.


Issue: Flashing F on controller. No heat. Power button not functional.


Remedy: Made sure I had solid contact at all cord connections. Unplugged cord from socket at wall. Immediately reconnected.
Power is off, Power Button now functional. Turned it on and set the temp. Works great.


Thanks Howard975 for the boost toward the solution.



Posted on Jan 04, 2013

Return it, get a cheap unpretty heating pad,  get relief

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

  • wagz38 Dec 14, 2010

    Same deal....whats the deal??? Has Sunbeam just continued to put out garbage????
    Seems as so....so many of these complaints on line.

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