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The unit started buzzing so I turned it off. Not it has a smell as if a coil or something is bad.

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Probably the connection to the heating element has burned. If you have a waranty that is still valid with sales reciept, persue that. Otherwise, it may cost more to repair than to find a lightly used replacement.

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