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Baseboard heater I have 2 baseboard heaters in my basement one with thermostat and one that doesnt but it wired to the one without. The problem is that the one without the thermostat wont shut off even when the thermostat unit is turned all the way off.

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Re: baseboard heater

Has it always worked like this? It seems like the wiring connection at the thermostat must be wrong for the one to work and the other one not to. Check the connections at the thermostat to make sure both heaters are wired to the output of the t-stat..

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you have baclk and red wire supply and a black and red wire to load (baseboard).
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