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For the past three years, none of the various repair people have said that the thermostat is the problem. They usually end up hitting the reset switch and leave us with a bill. It works until it switches off and it will not switch back on again without hitting the reset button again. Since the manual (below)suggests that something with the venting may be causing it to shut off, we should probably ask Randy to look at that first. If the manual switch is defective, we should contact the manufacturer and find out if they have a history of this and if it can safely be swapped out or if the whole thing has to be replaced. Please help us with this problem ans suggest various solutions. Thanks!

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Check the length of your thermostat wire. Mine was about 10ft and I experienced the same problem. Reduced it to 6 and the problem was fixed.

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