baseboard heating
Posted by Peter Bass on February 28, 2004 at 14:28:22:
I have an Intertherm "Softheat" baseboard heating unit. There is obviously a power source but I'm not sure what is inside the heating element (like a chemical or something). In any case, whenever i turn it on (ie raise the thermostat), there is a foul smell, like plastic burning. I have removed the cover of the unit and vacuumed it thorouhgly. there are no foreign objects visible near the heating unit.

Any idea what's wrong?

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