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My heater will fire up with no problem, run for 5 - 15 minutes then shut off. I can unplug it then plug it back in and it will run for another 5 - 10 minutes and shut off again. There's no theremostat so it no like it's reaching temp and shutting off. Whats up?

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Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly.

Download this service manual:
http://www.bealsmotor.com/Desa%20Hot%20Surface%20Manual.pdf

You may have a dirty Photocell as discussed on page 19 but you can have other issues. The manual will help you sort it out.

Things to look at are:

  • Photocell
  • air filters
  • fuel nozzle
  • fuel hoses
  • fuel tank cap
  • fan clearances
Everything I listed is covered in the manual link at the top of this post.

Thanks for choosing FixYa,
Kelly

Posted on Feb 14, 2011

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