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How come when i reset my Amana PTC the light beside the off button isn't on at all an H1 keeps popping up please help i need heat

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most common cause for heater overheat, and reset, is lint build up in the exhaust line, reduces air flow, the air gets hotter than designed, and resets pop.
some lint always gets past the screen and lodges in the fan and ducting and vent hood.
examine and clear the above, all the way to the wall, and problem should cease.
(2/3 chance)

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

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The reset button is located behing a panel on the front of the unit that is labeled Heat Reset. If that label is gone then look around, it is a small hole, small enough for a paper clip to fit through.
That being said, I have 137 of these units in one of my hotels and have not had a single one needing to be reset. You probably are going to need a new control board kit. These can be purchased from Amana. They are $130. Make sure that you have pulled the heater coil out and inspected it first. Also, there was a recall years ago where Amana was supposed to contact and send out new voltage switches. These are the round black things that the Brown heater wires connect to on the upper and lower side of the heating coil. You should also try to replace those if you find the coil in good condition. I have had those resolve heating issues. Most of the heating issues were a result of a bad relay on the control board though.
Please remember to rate this fix.

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Amana air and heating unit model # ptc153b50am w/ power cor 37470

Sounds as though the power cord reset switch might be bad and need to be replaced. If not, then there is a short somewhere in the system. Do an ohms test on the switch to determine if it is bad.

Posted on Mar 17, 2009

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If you examine the body of the camera there is a tiny reset - which is recessed into the body. To access it you need somthing such as a bent out paper clip wire.

Hope this helps. Remember to rate my answer. Thanks.

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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The h1 means you have a voltage problem. Check your voltage to the unit.

Posted on Dec 14, 2010

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