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#199185 - 02/15/11 09:59 PM Floor Heaters  
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These floor heaters have a heating coil and fan and sit in the floor in a metal box with a vent cover. They are FPE (Federal Pioneer circa 1970). Are these type of heaters still being made? The fan/motor isn't opearational and I was wondering if there are any options besides installing a new baseboard heater.

Thanks

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#199187 - 02/15/11 10:45 PM Re: Floor Heaters [Re: canuck]  
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In the floor? I'm trying to imagine what they look like.

Can you just replace the motor?


#199208 - 02/16/11 07:40 PM Re: Floor Heaters [Re: canuck]  
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Ouellet makes a floor heater, model OFH, and they are Canadian, so you could consider a replacement heater.

I doubt you will find a direct match for the FPE heater motor but depending where you are you could try a generic Fasco motor from Reliable Parts/Amre/your local HVAC wholesaler.


#199296 - 02/19/11 02:45 PM Re: Floor Heaters [Re: jay8]  
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Thanks Jay8, that's what I was looking for.



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