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I have a sunbeam electric blanket that is probably about 10 years old. My parents are visiting and it is showing FF and it is not heating any ideas as to what I need to do to fix it or should I get rid of it and get another one?

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Unforturnately the best idea is to buy a new one. It is dangerous to try a repair.

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Hi. You can locate a Sunbeam Service Centre via http://www.sunbeam.com.au/Pages/Support/Repairers.aspx

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Also note Sunbeam has a 3 year warranty on electric blankets. If Date Of Purchase is less than 3 years ago call 1800025059 option 1 to speak to their Customer Service,

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