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Kat's Heaters Oil or Transmission Pan Heating Pad - 4" x 5" - 120V - 250 Watts

Kat's Heaters Oil or Transmission Pan Heating Pad - 4" x 5" - 120V - 250 Watts

Item # KH24250
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Place this heating pad under your oil or transmission pan to keep the fluid from thickening in the winter. Warm fluids lubricate better for a long-lasting, well-functioning machine. Measures 5" long x 4" wide. Plugs into a 120-volt outlet. Fastest Shipping and Great prices for Kat's Heaters Oil or Transmission Pan Heating Pad - 4" x 5" - 120V - 250 Watts. Read our customer reviews of Kats Heaters oil pan heater. Call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service or order your oil pan heater part number KH24250 by Kats Heaters online at etrailer.com.
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Kats Heaters Oil Pan Heater - KH24250

  • Heating Pad
  • 120 Volts
  • 250 Watts
  • Kats Heaters
  • 5L x 4W Inch

Place this heating pad under your oil or transmission pan to keep the fluid from thickening in the winter. Warm fluids lubricate better for a long-lasting, well-functioning machine. Measures 5" long x 4" wide. Plugs into a 120-volt outlet.


Features:

  • Warms oil or transmission fluid for better lubrication in the winter
    • Warm transmission fluid allows for smoother gear shifting
    • Warm oil provides better lubrication for a longer-lasting, better-functioning engine
  • Resists oil and acid with silicone cover
  • Attaches to underside of your vehicle's oil or transmission pan with 3M tape
  • Plugs into 120-volt outlet
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Possible applications:
    • 8 - 20 Quart engine oil pans
    • 10 - 20 Gallon diesel tanks
    • 10 - 20 Gallon hydraulic tanks
    • 4 - 7 Gallon water tanks
  • Dimensions: 5" long x 4" wide
  • Wattage: 250 watts
  • Cord length: 5'
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Possible Applications

This flexible heater is designed for use on oil or transmission pans, but it can also be used to heat hydraulic and water tanks. The size of the pan or tank that this heater should be used on is determined by the wattage of the heater. This 250-watt heating pad gives you the best results with oil pans that are up to 20 quarts and tanks that are up to 20 gallons in size (see application details above).



24250 Kat's Heaters Silicone Oil or Transmission Pan Heat Pad - 4" x 5" - 120 Volt - 250 Watts





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Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Review of Kats Heaters Oil and Transmission Pan Heater - Heating Pad - KH24250

Hello everybody, this is Jeff at etrailer.com. Today we're gonna take a look at this Kat's heaters, 120 volt/250 watt oil or transmission pan heating pad. Now basically, you can place this heating pad under your oil or transmission pan in your vehicle to keep the fluid from thickening in the winter. This measures about five inches long, four inches wide and as you can see, has a cord on it, that allows you to plug into a 120 volt AC outlet. Now basically, warm fluids will lubricate better for a long-lasting well functioned machine. The warm transmission fluid allows for smoother gear shifting and the warm oil provides better lubrication for longer lasting, better functioning engine.

Also, you can use this to heat hydraulic and water tanks if you prefer. This does resist oil and acid, has a nice silicone cover to it, on the underside, if you notice, you can attach it to the underside of the vehicle's oil, or transmission pan with the 3M tape. Just clean the surface very clean, pull that off and it'll stick right on there. Again, you just plug this into 120 volt outlet. The cord, if you extend it all the way out, is about five foot in length and as we mentioned, provides 250 watts of heat.

This part is made in the USA. Now, a couple possible applications for this. This will work, this size pad will work for eight to 20 quart engine oil pans, 10 to 20 gallon diesel tanks, 10 to 20 gallon hydraulic tanks and four to seven gallon water tanks. And again, just to show you that the dimension we're talking about, there's your four inch width and there's your five inch length. But that should do it for the review on this Kat's heaters 120 volt, 250 watt oil or transmission pan heating pad.

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Kat's Heaters Oil or Transmission Pan Heating Pad - 4" x 5" - 120V - 250 Watts - KH24250

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (73 Customer Reviews)

Place this heating pad under your oil or transmission pan to keep the fluid from thickening in the winter. Warm fluids lubricate better for a long-lasting, well-functioning machine. Measures 5" long x 4" wide. Plugs into a 120-volt outlet.

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We use it on the oil pan of our sprinter fleet. We run in subzero temps a couple times a year and this works great for us when our fleet has to sit outside overnight. Great product just make sure to research the size you need for your application.



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Easy to install. I have not needed it a lot but it was worked when I have.



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I put this heater on my RV water heater to prevent it from freezing. So far it works well.



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I used this through a winter in the north where it regularly is at subzero temperatures. Truck always started without any issues. I also had heat pads on the oil pan and transmission that I bought from etrailer. At -40+ degrees the truck always started relatively easy.



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Website was easy to use and shipping was quick!



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Article conforme a la description.



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Works as advertised



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Was disappointed. Their product description along with the installation instructions both refer to "self adhesive" but there is none. Called manufacture and they suggested High temp silicone RTV. Do to the location of installation this was difficult to do the clamping. Added 4 days for 2 people to the process to install.



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Works great



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Quality. I hope it works as well as it looks! Will install soon.



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Great Product! Volkswagen Jetta TDI makes no electrical heaters. There is NO frost plug on the engine either! Installed the KAT and life is good! Starts every time.
Roger in North Dakota.



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Installation was a snap as my generator was still hot from running. Peeled off the liner to expose the adhesive and stuck it squarely and securely on the underside of the oil pan. My review is only 4 stars because I haven't yet put the product to the test, but when that happens I will revisit and revise my review. Otherwise the heater arrived quickly and was as described.



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I own and operate a tree service in MI, needless to say the winter months are hard on our equipment. I had searched for quit some time before I found this product, it was a very easy installation and makes a world of difference, I would highly recommend this to anyone who works in the cold weather. Thank you Kats !!!



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I bought this pad heater for my air compressor that lives in the unheated side of my shop. I ruined two electric motors due to the oil in the compressor turning to molasses during the winter where it gets well below zero. So far so good. :)
The adhesive is solid, not peeling and the pad keeps my compressor nice and toasty. Before when I was away traveling I would forget to open the breaker for the compressor and come home to a ruined motor. That problem is history.
I highly recomend this heater, very small but very effective for oil pans of all types needing to be kept warm in freezing condition.



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Works awesome! This is the second one, the first burned out after two years. We use them on 4 wheelers in the winter, on timers for 2 hrs twice a day. Put on lower crank case to warm oil...starts much easier. This one still working well after 1 year.



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I installed this on a DEF tank in my diesel to keep it from freezing when I’m parked overnight in sub zero temps. I ran the cord along the frame rail as far as it would reach then attached an extension cord and routed that to come out in the same area as my block heater plug. Be sure to clean the surface of whatever you’re attaching the pad to in order to get good adhesion.



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Used it to keep oil warm on my GENERAC generator for easier starting during winter months but the electrical connections on the heater were so poor that they were arcing and sparking like July 4th fireworks!! So I ripped it off, too unsafe.



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So far so good. Bought 3 for our diesels. Be sure to clean the oil pan for any dust, grime or grease. We even lightly sanded the oil pan to ensure good adhesion then used high temp RTV silicone around the edges.



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Just received heater today.
Looks like
it should be perfect for the oil pan installation on my Kubota diesel UTV.
Hope to do a after season review next spring.



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Installed this heater on the transmission of my Ford Escape. Works perfectly. Now the truck will shift into gear in cold weather. (I know I need a new transmission but the truck is not worth it) but this heater has bought me an extra year out of my truck. Thanks etrailer.



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Great Service, got my heater in 4 days in Alaska.
All looks good , will be glad to do business with them .



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I attached it to my air compressor to warm the oil before I start it when it's cold. Works well. I plug it in about 1 hour before using the compressor.



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Using heaters to warm up batteries on an electric drag racing car for cool weather racing. Batteries make more power when warm. The heaters work great!



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I haven't been able to test these out yet but they are not as flexible as I was told so I hope they work.



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This is the second Kats engine heater I have purchased and both are good quality and durable. This is also the second purchase I have made at eTrailer.com and I am totally satisfied with the cost, the no charge shipping, fast delivery and great follow up to make sure my order was correct and was delivered. I will definitely order from eTraler.com again should I need a component or a part.


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