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Space heater will power up, but not start,

This patton space heater is relatively new, within a year and hardly used. The on indicator light will go on, but the fan and heat will not. now I know this isn't the best solution, but sometimes it will work after we shake it a bit, almost like something is loose or stuck. thanks so much for any help!

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  • stockcarnut Mar 23, 2008

    same problem as listed,unit is new and will not turn on unless you shake it,then runs for less than 1 minute and shuts off!!

  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    haha, i just tried shaking it and it works...who even thought of the genius idea to shake it?

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These fans have a safey feature (sensor) that shuts the heater off if it is tipped over. It sounds like this component is not functioning correctly - may be set wrong and will not allow the heater to turn on unless you shake it to reset the sensor. If it is still under warranty return heater, if not call Patton and ask for help.

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