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655Heater/Fan/Light, White Plastic Grille, 70 CFM

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    • 70 CFM 4.0 Sones
    • Designer styled white polymeric grille complements virtually any decor
    • Fan and heater function independently or together
    • Bright 100-watt light capacity (bulb not included)
    • 1300-watt heater for fast, even heat distribution
    • 20-amp circuit required
    • Type IC (Insulation Contact)
    • Use with Model 65W, 65V, 66W, 66V, 67W, 67V three-function control (available separately)
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  • Baths up to () Sq Ft65
    Ceiling InstallationYes
    CFM @ 0.10"70
    CFM @ 0.125"N/A
    CFM @ 0.25"N/A
    ColorWhite
    CSANo
    cUL ListedNo
    Duct DirectionHorizontal
    Duct Size4"
    ENERGY STAR® qualifiedNo
    Globe Glass ColorN/A
    Grille FinishWhite Polymeric
    Grille Length16-3/4"
    Grille Width10-5/8"
    Heater wattage1300
    Housing Dimensions L x W x H14-1/4" x 8-1/4" x 5-3/4"
    Housing Height5-3/4"
    Housing Length14-1/4"
    Housing Width8-1/4"
    Humidity SensingNo
    HVI CertifiedYes
    Light Bulb Quantity1
    Light Bulb Wattage100 Watts
    Light Bulbs IncludedNo
    Lighting TypeIncandescent
    MaterialPolymeric
    Minimum construction space required2x6
    Motor engineered for continuous operationNo
    NightlightNo
    Product Weight13.96 lbs
    Project PackNo
    Rated Amps12.8
    Rated Sones - VerticalN/A
    Rated Watts1536
    Sones4.0
    UL Listed for use over bathtubs or showers when connected to a GFCI circuitNo
    Wall InstallationNo
    Warranty1 Year
    Watts @ 0.1"N/A
    Watts @ 0.25"N/A
  • Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 11 reviewers.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by Loud and poor heat out put It's an average unit. It is louder than we thought, plus the heater doesn't put out like we hoped either. We have the same unit our smaller kid bathroom and still doesn't put out heat like we thought. Only had it for 2 months, so I can not comment on long life. If sound and heat is important, I would not suggest this model. December 18, 2013
    Rated 1 out of 5 by Heating element failed the first one of these units i bought lasted over 5 years before the heating element quit working, does nothing when the switch is flicked. for the price, i bought en entire second unit, believing that if one component went after 5 years, the rest couldnt be far behind. well, 18 months in and the heater went on the new one. Broan used to offer a 5 year warranty on this, but i've discovered that theyve since changed it to a 1 year. hmmmm and thew new one died after a year and a half, coincidence? October 18, 2013
    Rated 3 out of 5 by The 655 is a mid level unit The 655 works fine but the light socket failed within 1.5 years and the light lens has yellowed from a 100W bulb during normal residential use. As a specifier of fans in the HVAC industry I give it a 5 out of 10 for short light socket life. September 10, 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Heater/ Exhaust Fan for small bathroom We have 2 of these units in our two smaller bathrooms. They work extremely well. We had them installed during the building of our home 6 years ago. They are still functioning just fine. In our master bath, which is considerably larger, we installed a larger version with more power. I believe it is the Broan QTX110HL. It also has a night light feature, which is nice. It also works extremely well. Our heating element just went out in that one, but we are replacing it for about $30. Very pleased with our choice of these products. Would not want to live without them! May 4, 2013
    Rated 4 out of 5 by really warms up my bathroom! It works great, is so nice to have extra warmth in the bathroom in the winter! The only negative is that it's rather noisy. February 22, 2013
    Rated 5 out of 5 by This product is a good buy for the price. The Broan 655 is a direct replacement for a Broan 655 that was in use for more than twenty years. All present day ventilators would not fit the present opening. I checked with Broan online and was surprised that the model was still available although not in the box stores. Installation was a direct replacement. The fan isn't the quietest when running but really does a great job removing the moisture from the shower in my small bathroom. When the shower is running it isn't noticeable. No issues with unit since installation. February 20, 2013
    Rated 4 out of 5 by I have two of these fans I replaced both of the fans in my upstairs bathrooms with Broan 655 heat/light/fan and I am pleased. These are a little noisy but most fans are. The price was very reasonable and the quality is great. February 20, 2013
    Rated 3 out of 5 by .This product is a good value for the money Would be nice to have a night lite feature. Regular Light bulb expired in 2 months-probably no ventilation around it February 20, 2013
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    Can a thermostat be use with this Unit?

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    I want to know if a Thermostat can be used with the 655 model light/heater/exhaust.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 655 exhaust fan/heater/light. Broan does offer the model 86W, line voltage wall-mounted thermostat that can be used on the 655. There is no positive off position on this thermostat and the 655 heater is not designed for continuous use. It is designed for supplemental heat only, not primary heat. If the temperature in the room drops below the thermostat setting and leaves the heater running for an extended period of time, you will overheat the unit and the thermal fuse will open as a safety precaution.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 655 exhaust fan/heater/light. To attach the grille to the 655, you need to place the reflector inside the grille and install both at the same time. There is a stud that comes down from the unit housing and goes through a hole in the top of the reflector. You then place a nut on the stud that holds the reflector/grille assembly in place. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
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    Can one just replace the fan portion of a 655 unit and is it easy?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 655 exhaust fan/heater/light. It is not difficult to change out the exhaust fan assembly. The part number for the assembly is 97005011 and it can be purchased through the “Shop for Parts” link at the top of our web site page.
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    Cleaning fan

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    Sometimes the fan stops and if left it will slowly start to turn. We brushed out the visible dust. It seems to be working now. Any other suggestions to clean or grease the fan?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 655 exhaust fan/heater/light. If the exhaust fan will start slow or stop, the motor would need to be replaced. The part number for the motor is 99080166 and can be purchased through the “Shop for Parts” link at the top of our web site page. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
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    my heater does not work. How do I determine if it is the element or the heater motor?

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    Can you provide an explanation of how to change the heater element and the heater motor?
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    Thank you for your question on the model 655 exhaust fan/heater/light. There is a thermal protector inside the heater assembly. If the thermal protector goes out, the heater motor will not run and the heater coil will not heat. If the motor blows cold air, the heater coil would need to be replaced. Please contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
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