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SOMETHING is overheating and self destructing. You need to remove the cover and take a good look and even smell around when it is stinking. Acquire a 2 foot long length of clear plastic tubing (1/2 inch diameter and use it to 'suck' in the air from around (on the top side) of things to locate the source. DO NOT stick hands or head into or around things when it is on. There ARE lethal voltages and currents in there.

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