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I have an Intertherm Softheat baseboard heater model #EP1380-12. It has been in regular use for more than a few years. I notice lately that it gurgles or gives off a boiling sound when the element is on. There are no leaks or physical damage to the unit. The thermostat cycles as usual. What is causing the noise? Is there any danger?

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is this for a boiler system

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I have the same (I think) electric baseboard heater (no, it's not a boiler system). Actually, we have three. Recently, one started making the loud noises, then it stopped working two days ago.

I'm wondering if the original poster ever found more information, or if anyone else has an idea. There is still power to the heater -- the little light on the knob is on. There's just no heat.

Thanks!

Posted on Dec 11, 2009

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