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My heating pad, control pc204 will only stay on for a second and

My heating pad, control pc204, will only stay on for a second and then switches to F2. Please help, I like this particular heating pad style.

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Same F2, quick off problem here. Then I noticed that the gray plug on the power cord was not completely flush with the connector on the pad. I shoved them together until there is no gap. The unit's worked perfectly since then.

Posted on Dec 13, 2009

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