20 Most Recent Patton Electric HRH316 Ceramic Mid-Size Heater Questions & Answers

I just used an old toothbrush and stuck in in between the grate holes on the front. I Just brushed on and around the sensor really well & it seems to be working fine now.

Patton Electric... | Answered on Dec 16, 2012

There is a round sensor under the heating elements which sets off the alarm when it thinks it is overheating on the PRH11. Unfortunately, a dirty sensor will fool it into reacting like it is overheated. I cleaned the sensor which was dark and revealed it to be a lighter goldish maybe brass in its original color. If your sensor is dark, it will continue to trip the alarm for overheating and will need to be replaced. If you were lucky like I was and can clean it, the problem should be resolved and it will operate like normal until it gets dirty again. This procedure lasted for 3 days and I had to clean it again. I believe I left the dirt on too long and now my sensor has tarnished plus I live in a rural area with significant dust requiring this recleaning every few days. I only used a damp paper towel with water to clean. Cleaning may work better with alcohol or a tarnish removal solution.

Patton Electric... | Answered on Dec 11, 2009

It's rating upto 4 out of 5 stars

Patton Electric... | Answered on Dec 25, 2017

Yes, there is/was a recall on some Patton Heaters, but I don't recall if your model # is one of them. For more info search Google for Patton Heater Recall Notice and you'll find the correct site.

Patton Electric... | Answered on Jan 26, 2011

not too good! they didn't start the "ener-guide" program until around 1996.

Patton Electric... | Answered on Oct 20, 2009

Twin ceramic heaters are intense, but, not intended for indoor use without adequate ventilation.They radiate heat and patton is a reputable brand in heating devices.

Patton Electric... | Answered on May 20, 2009

Yes they do. Clean filters and check the drains. Outside check the coils for debris.

Heating &... | Answered 4 hours ago

Can be two things

It is switched on and running.

The filter needs changing.

Cut the power to it for an hour.


Heating &... | Answered 3 days ago

I purchased a home a GE Ambassador Mark // furnace.
Pilot will not light.

• Pressured gas at union.
• No gas at pilot opening.
• Pilot tube appears clear (can blow through tube)

Holding down pilot button, no gas.
Presuming a new gas value needed. Age of the heater has be debating replace valve, or replace heater. Plenty of rust below the burners. Hard to say if heat exchanger is worth the effort of putting on a value.

How do you test the value w/a meter to determine if value is bad?
How do you determine if replacement is needed instead?

Would there be a safety somewhere that would prevent gas from going to the pilot tube - something I could reset?

Heating &... | Answered on Jul 30, 2020

Your KOLIN should be cleaned every 720 hours. The E1 code is a reminder that cleaning is due.

Heating &... | Answered on Jul 29, 2020

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