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Nlsh18an reset help

I have one of the above heaters. The outut was covered by a rack of drying clothes falling on it (yes lesson well learnt) and heater is now not working so am guessing thermal fuse has blown. From trawling the internet I am pretty sure that this heater has a resettable switch. Can anyone tell me how to reset. THanks for your help.

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    The above is a night storage heater but I'm sorry I don't know how to re-post in appropriate section.

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The reset button is set up to open the circuit if excess current is drawn by a failed Element. It works by getting hot and switching off due to current above its rating. The burnt wiring more llikely happened over a period of time because of a resistive joint in the block getting hot due to the high current that water heaters consume. It seems that the element has failed if the reset button does not get the system working.

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1) Manufacturer's say that flooded water heater should be replaced: Call homeowner's insurance company.
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