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I HAVE AN OLD TEMPCO VENTED ROOM HEATER A MOUNT VERNON IT

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I HAVE AN OLD TEMPCO...
I HAVE AN OLD TEMPCO VENTED ROOM HEATER A MOUNT VERNON IT COMES ON BUT ONLY RUN ABOUT 15-20 SEC. WONDER WHAT IT NEEDS AND IF STILL AVAILABLE
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: 2 DAYS
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: YES
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: NOT RIGHT NOW
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 1 year ago
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Welcome to Just Answer, my name is ***** ***** I will do my best to help you with your issue. First I’ll need some more info so I have a more complete picture of you situation.

I can't find any info on Tempco gas heaters. Can you give me some pictures of the unit? You can post pics here by clicking on ADD FILES next to the SEND button

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Rick I'm not real good with tech things I'm lucky I know how to turn on the computer. I can't send a picture
HVAC Technician: Rick, HVAC Supervisor replied 1 year ago

Ok, maybe one of my colleagues can help

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There may be a flame proving switch on the heater that is dirty.If there is a wiring diagram on heater, send me a picture.

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