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The heater will burn from 20 min to sometimes up to 2 hours…

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The heater will burn...

The heater will burn from 20 min to sometimes up to 2 hours then it goes out to very thing has be cleaned on it twice

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

A couple of days

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Sometimes it's hard to start. I'll have to turn it on a couple of times

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: HVAC
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HVAC Technician: D.E. Anderson, Industrial Refrigeration Service Manager replied 10 months ago
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