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Vulcan quasar elite heater does not display led readout or any lights when plugged into power point the point and switched on.

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  • wayne hall Jul 31, 2008

    where can you get a replacement from thanks

  • wayne hall Jul 31, 2008

    do you know where i can buy the unit from thanks

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This is not an air conditioner but a fan forced heater. The control unit has died and a replacement is over $170.00 !! It's going to be recycled.

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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The control unit can be repaired. Usual problem is that the brown glue on the circuit board has absorbed moisture and corroded components. Remove glue and clean board. Then replace corroded components - usually a number of resistors. The power triacs are usually ok.

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My display is working but very dim as compared to when it used to work properlly. My unit is a Quasar True Trach 4 System manufactured in the early 80's. Paid a lot of money for it then and it has some very nice features,,,

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