Repairing old ceramic heater that isn't fully heating?


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Old 03-05-17, 12:02 PM
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Repairing old ceramic heater that isn't fully heating?

We've had this for years and although it still heats, it's not nearly as warm and toasty as it once was. It's very similar to the one in this pic...

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Old 03-05-17, 12:43 PM
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For the most part they are not repairable. If the unit has been dropped..... the ceramic elements crack and that's the end of them.
 
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Old 03-05-17, 12:55 PM
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If the elements are not cracked, is there any other option? Thanks for replying.
 
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Old 03-05-17, 03:07 PM
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These heaters are not meant to be reparablele and parts are not available.
If they fail under warranty they are disposed of and replaced.

The only possibility that you could effect a repair is if the fins are plugged with dust.
A gentle blowing with air would help this problem.
 
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Ok, thanks guys. Will try blowing with air.
 
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Old 03-05-17, 05:03 PM
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Another thing I didn't think of asking is if the fan is turning.
The heater itself will get warm but not throw any heat.
 
 

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