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Dimplex DX cxl24n not heating properly

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Isleman, 3 Nov 2011.

  1. Isleman

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    HI
    I have a Dimplex CXL24N in my lounge which doesn't seem to work properly . Even when the input is set to maximum it seems that only half of it
    is getting the heat. During the day when it should release the heat is just warm at it's best .
    I know that is difficult to diagnose without seeing it but it seems that apart from the heating elements or the thermostat is nothing else that can go wrong with these storage heaters.
    I will try to take the cover off this weekend and see if I can spot anything .
    I am thinking also to order couple of heating elements from ebay (XT8321)
    and try to replace them .
    Have you got any useful advice ?
    Thank you.
     
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    Thank you for your useful reply.
    I will check the elements using your formula and post back the results .
     
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    60 ohms per element would be typical for Dimplex storage heaters.
     
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    Just to let you know that now is fixed.
    I have ordered a new thermostat from e-bay and I dismantle it over the weekend .
    Indeed the elements readings where around 63 Ohms . Only one of them was not right . Used some abrasive paper on the pins and it come back to normal.
    Replaced the thermostat and next day everything was working like new and heating properly .
    Thank you for your advice
     
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