The common Heat Storm heater problems include blowing cold air, unit not turning on, fan not working, fan working but not heat. Additionally, the heater not working after turning on, overheating, not shutting off is also the most common issues of it.
Don’t go anywhere if you are troubled with any of the above issues. We will clearly discuss the fixing procedures for each problem through this heat storm heater troubleshooting guide. So, stay connected with us.
Heat Storm Heater Troubleshooting [7 Easy Solutions]
While operating a heater, you may face several problems. You may have to search in the heat storm heater manual to solve this. But it seems annoying and time-wasting for many people. To think about this, we have come here. Here you will find the seven most common problems with effective solving methods. Without any more delay, let’s get started.
1. Heater Won’t Turn On
There are several reasons behind the heat storm heater won’t turn issue. The first and foremost reason is the malfunctioning of the thermostat. Also, broken and blocked air filters lead to this problem. Some other common reasons are insufficient air flowing, tripped circuit breaker, damaged power cord, damaged circuit breaker. Anyway, try to fix the problem by the following instructions:
- First, check the thermostat power. Always set thermostat power high than your current room temperature. Don’t forget to check the wiring and battery of the thermostat.
- Clean out all blocked air filters properly.
- Make sure there is sufficient air flowing in the venting room.
- If the unit is connected damaged circuit breaker, replace the breaker quickly. Also, check whether is correctly plugged in.
- Verify all the power cords are not damaged and in normal condition. If so, replace them.
- In the case of the tripped circuit breaker, either you have to replace it or connect the unit to a different outlet.
2. Heater Blowing Cold Air
If your heat storm heater not heating or blowing cold air, some quick solutions are needed. But before have a look through the possible reasons for causing this problem:
- The heater is set on a “fan-only” setting.
- The temperature of the thermostat is set too low than room temperature.
- Loose wiring
- Defective heater elements
- The heater’s manual reset is tripped.
- Set the heater on correct mode.
- If you find any loose wiring, first turn off the power. Then tighten all the loose wires, and it’s better to replace them.
- Make sure the thermostat is incorrect setting. Set the power high than the room temperature.
- Inspect the heater and check if there are any defective heater elements. You have to replace all the damaged parts with new heat storm replacement parts.
- If all the above process fails, try to rest the heater. You will find the process in the below sections.
3. Heater Fan Not Working
Sometimes, you may face fan problems with your heater. It may stop working. The fan problem occurs when the wires are not connected with the fan motors. Also, defective or broken fan motor, obstructed fan blades, lousy switch, loose wiring connections will stop the fan’s normal working. No worries. The problem also can be solved by the below methods:
- At first, inspect the fan cover. Check whether there is any loose wiring. If there have, tighten or replace them.
- Now check the power supply in the fan motor is okay or not. Use a volt-meter to check it. If you find no or less power there, replace the fan engine.
- If others parts like blades, switch are damaged, you have to replace them. You may contact heat storm customer service to do this.
4. Fan Works But No Heat
In some cases, you may notice that your electric heater fan is working, but there is no heat. Faulty heating coil, poor wiring connections, and defective heater elements will lead to this problem. Fix this issue with the below step-by-step guides.
- At first, start turning off the unit and unplug it from the main socket.
- Then dismount the appliance if it is mounted on the wall.
- Remove the control knob and thermostat job carefully.
- Now check if there are any loosened wires. Tight those wires correctly. Don’t forget to check the heater coil at the time.
5. Heater Not Shutting Off
The electric heater does not shut off due to improper installation, or the venting room is not perfect for this heater. Sometimes, poor insulation allows excessive heat loss. For that, the heater will not turn off. Follow our below instructions to fix this problem.
- At first, start by insulating all the exterior walls.
- Ensure that no extra air is entering the room by weather-stripping doors and windows.
- You may add an extra heater into the room if the room is big enough.
6. Heater Overheating Problem
Sometimes your heat storm radiant infrared heater may get overheated after some while using. There are many reasons for causing this problem. When there is improper venting and have any type of obstacles to flowing air, the heater will overheat.
After that, it enables the safety protection device, and the unit will automatically shut down. For solving this problem, you have to reset your complete heater functions. Here are the heater reset procedures for you:
- First, turn off the heater and unplug it from the main outlet.
- Leave it for 5-10 minutes. Thus the heart will cool down in the meanwhile.
- After 10 minutes, press the power button and hold it down while connecting the unit to the wall socket again.
- Turn on the heater.
- The heater is being reset, and then start the appliance as usual.
7. Heater Turns On But Not Working
Sometimes, it seems that the heat storm heater not working after turning in the power button. It is the most common problem and occurs for several causes. The dirty heater’s surface is one of them. Some other reasons are filthy fans, clogged air filters, blocked back venting system. In short, lack of proper cleanses lead to this problem. So, try to keep the cleaning process regular of your radiant infrared heater.
- Before starting, bring it to mind to turn off the heater and unplug it from the circuit breaker.
- Then, clean out the heater from the grill properly and remove all the debris from it. Clean the outer surface also.
- Then, inspect the fan cover and take a look at the fans. Clean the fans and the entire area properly.
- Besides all these, don’t forget to clean the air filters and back vents. Remove all the clogged specks of dirt from those.
- Then, install the heater and plug it into the wall socket.
- Turn on the heater. Hopefully, it will start working.
Why does the “EH” show in my heater control panel?
The “EH” sign indicates that the heater is overheated and the fans are stopped working. In this case, you have to reset the heater.
Can I operate more than one heater at a time?
Yes, you can use it. But make sure that the heaters are connected to the different electrical circuits. Otherwise, it may cause any fatal accident.
In this article, we have listed the possible issues of the electric heater. Also, our suggested solutions instructions will go through any model of heat storm heater. Hopefully, you can reach out to your heater problem and fix it by following our troubleshooting guides. Still, if you have any questions, you may ask us in the comment box. Thank you for staying with us.