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Detached black wire from heating element

I pulled a little too hard and detached the plastic/metal connector piece from the actual wire. If anyone knows the jargon I can use to order a new plastic/metal piece, I'll appreciate it.

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You pulled the wire out of the terminal. You need a crimp tool and a terminal of the proper size to crimp the wire back into a terminal. Not hard to do if you have the proper equipment.

Do not solder a wire to a crimp terminal!

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