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Electric Wall Heater Sparking

I have an electric wall heater in my condo that's worked fine for years. But the first time I turned the thermostat on this Winter, a bunch of blue sparks lit up in the heater itself. Of course I turned it off. I tried it a second time and it happened again. Any ideas what could be causing this?

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Re: Electric Wall Heater Sparking

You could have a loose wire or maybe some of your wires are touching, same thing happend to me and when i opened it up all i had to do was tape up the wires and it worked again

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