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Fishmiester: Mr. Heater BIG BUDDY recall?

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Do you know anything about a recall on the new "Big Buddy" heaters from Mr. Heater? I heard they were having problems with valves and the heaters blowing up. Can't find much info online, do you know anything about this? Thanks

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HI RIVERDREW,

THE LARGER OF THE BUDDY HEATERS ARE RECALLED, THERE SHOULD BE A ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER IN YOUR MANUAL. I WAS TOLD THEY HAVE HAD MAJOR PROBLEMS WITH ABOUT 14 OF THEM, WHICH CAUSED THE RECALL. IF YOU GO JUST INSIDE THE OUTDOORSMAN DOORS ON YOUR LEFT, YOU WILL SEE A BOARD WITH A ADVERTISMENTS, ECT., THERE IS A NOTICE ON THERE ABOUT THE HEATERS.

SINCERELY,

FISHMIESTER

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Thanks for this post,

I have a friend that bought the big buddy and mentioned this to him. He emailed Mr. Heater and there reply was they did not officially declair the recall yet but thought it would be announced shortly, they also said they had issues with a valve that had caused some instances of fires starting and they finshed by saying DO NOT use the Big Buddy until they fix the problem.

This was not an offical release just a customer service reps email responce. I know how popular those heaters are so I wanted to pass it along.

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