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My electric fireplace has not been working correctly. Sometimes the flame works perfectly and then goes out and won't go back on.

I received an answer of "Check or replace your gas regulator. Wouldn't hurt to clean the gas tip either". Since it is electric, how is this answer helpful?

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You have a great question and the answer was correct you just did not have the correct fireplace for the answer. You should post the make and model. It sounds like the motor is failing but again I do not know what you have.

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