ChatterBank1 min ago
Storage Heater not working, Fuse replacement option?
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They are relatively simple to work on IF you have electrical equipement troubleshooting experience and can trace out the control thermostats and the heater circuits etc.... without a wiring diagram/schematic. otherwise best to get someone in to it.
i cant believe these two above have missed the most likely answer!!
you say you have changed the socket that it plugs into. storage heaters work throughout the night by means of an off peak mains system. this basically means that the socket becomes live throughout the night.
Check the fuse at the fuseboard. it will either be on its own fuseboard marked "off peak" or could be part of a dual fuseboard, which will have an off peak side.
normally they are peotected by a 16/ 20 amp fuse so that should point you in the right direction
good luck and if in any doubt consult a qualified sparky!
once i had cheap electricity installed, my heater still didnt work. apparently the 'link ' is missing which seems to be a connection between two small points at the top of the heater if you dissamble it.
Is this the same as a fuse link? I have seen some of these online but not sure if its the right thing to buy! AI have the model number of the heater, but not sure if these links are universal or specific to the heater.