The Eccotemp L5 Heat Shield is an essential protective component designed specifically for the L5 portable water heater. This shield serves as a barrier between the water heater's heating elements and the surrounding environment, providing thermal insulation and safeguarding nearby surfaces from excessive heat exposure.
For non-CSA models prior to 2021.
Identifying issues with the Heat Shield might involve:
Physical Damage: Any visible cracks, warping, or signs of wear on the shield could compromise its effectiveness in protecting against heat.
Loose or Misaligned Shield: If the shield is not securely attached or properly aligned, it might affect its ability to provide adequate insulation.
Heat Leakage: Heat escaping from the heater beyond the shield's coverage area might indicate a problem with the shield's positioning or integrity.
Diagnosing problems related to the Heat Shield involves inspecting its condition and proper installation. If concerns persist, seeking professional evaluation might be necessary. If you suspect issues with the shield, our support team is available to assist in diagnosing potential problems and recommending appropriate actions, including shield replacement if necessary.
Customer assumes all liability when purchasing replacement parts.