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Old 12-13-2010, 11:36 AM  
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Default Problem With Elec. Ceiling Heat

Hi guys,

I am new to the site. I have a ceiling electric heat unit that will turn on but will not turn off when the t-stat tells it to. it was installed new about four years ago and has not acted up any untill recently. At first I thought it was the t-stat and replaced it with a new one. Still will not turn off. I can here the t-stat click when the desired temp is reached but the heater keeps blowing hot air. However, If I turn the t-stat to the off position, it will then cycle off. It sounds to me like there is a relay or limit switch hanging close and allowing the heat element and blower motor to stay on when the t-stat sends a signal to turn off. How can I test the unit and how difficult is it to replace the relay or limit switch?

Thanks for any help, Mike

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Old 12-13-2010, 04:39 PM  
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without seeing the unit we can only speculate on the difficulty of repair.
I think you have correctly diagnosed the problem.
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