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My daugher has a Sunbeam Dual control blanket. One control will begin to blink after maybe 3 hrs of use. The other control does not. She can unplug the cord and it will begin the same thing very shortly. Should she be concerned of a fire or anyother hazard? This is a new blanket . Thanks

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I would definitely return this item. It has a short in it and could be hazardous.

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