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BDHF200 Compact Fan-Forced Heater. I started it up this winter & it started to smell (dust starting to "burn off" ~ I shut it down & tried to vacuum some dust out with the hand wand of my household vacuum (never opened the case, just held it up to the cool touch case) went to plug it back in, turned it on & now it doesn't heat up. tried different settings (room size & heat setting) but only the fan works. pretty sure this is no longer in the warranty period, so is there a fuse in it that I could change out? or a wire that needs to be re-attached or just open up the case & thoroughly clean all the dust out??

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If you've made sure you have it a heating (not fan only) mode, temp at max, room size large, and you still can't get heat, you may be out of luck. You can try rocking or tapping it firmly... If that works, you may have a loose wire, in which case unplug and do not operate! Most of times these heaters will have a hi-heat cutoff- some are replaceable, some not. You can open the case to check for loose wiring, just don't alter or bypass anything. You might find some funky screw heads - they're designed? to make it not serviceable.

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Unfortunately those units are prone to breakage they are also usually a sealed unit (not able to take apart). The best thing to do would be take it back where you bought it and try to get your money back. They just aren't worth fixing. Visit they have a selection of hand vacs if you don't see what your looking for contact them by email they can help.

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when you take all the screws out slide the back down. there is a screw at the bottom holding it from slideing the 9th screw so to speak. you have to take out the u shaped pin on the rod once that u shaped pin is out thats where you will find all the screws to the bracket holding the moter in place take all those out too. it seems like alot but it is really not.

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you can un plug it and hose it down. do not plug it in until its dry. I never had a problem

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