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Bathroom heater: the string that turns it on came off

I have an electric heater for the room that has my bathtub, so when I take a bath I won't be cold. The heater turns on by pulling the string that hangs down from it. My wife pulled the string too hard and it came off. I opened the heater and tried to attach the string to the knob, but couldn't see how to do so. Can someone please help me on this?
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  • shlo77 Jan 29, 2009

    Thank you for your help

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2009

    I pulled the string out of a heater also in a bathroom. Hoping I can fix it myself.

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The string is actually attached to a bead chain. If the bead chain is still there, you can replace the cord with a new one from the hardware store. If she has actually pulled the chain out of the switch, I suggest you get a qualified electrician to replace the switch. They are quite inexpensive. (the switch, not the electrician)

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