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Runs, but why does it shut down after a few minutes?

Filters are clean, other check points from manual have been cleared

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Appears to be a thermal issue. See if there is also a fan that is supposed to be running. If there is one and not working, then the unit is overheating and shutting down to protect itself and you.

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SOURCE: will light and run for about ten minutes then shut down

the home heating fuel will gel thus the heater will shut down

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SOURCE: lasko heater run about 5 minutes and shut down/how to clean

i have the same problem ... i almost throw this heater out ,,
the fix .. open the unit theres 6 screw at the back.. remove it if you have problem removing the triangle screw use the small square head screw ...size 0 and then you also need to open the black plastic ..
i believe it has 8 screws .. then vaccuum all the dust .. chances are the front and the back of the heating element is covered with dust ..
after that put all back together and i guaranteed it should work like brand new ,,,, dont worry its not that hard ... the only hard thing for me was removing the 2 triangle screws at the back .. Goodluck

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SOURCE: heater runs for a few minutes then shuts down

need a manul

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SOURCE: desa model tb103 wont stay lit.

at first i thought this was a bad flame rod but the fact that it burns on low and not on high tells me that it is not getting enough gas since it burns less gas on low. there will be a tap on the burner side of the regulator, take off the cap and turn the screw clockwise to increase the gas pressure. do this in small amounts until it corrects the problem. If you have or can get a manometer, the gas pressure should be set to @7 inches of water column

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SOURCE: ready heater forced air runs few minutes then shuts off

Sounds like a full services like its getting too much air,and blowing out the flame. Check your fuel filter,and add a new spark plug ,also change the vanes on the pump, thus aFuu service. these sould be performed every fall before .

Posted on Dec 18, 2009

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