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Our westinghouse we discovered needs a new fan motor, the element went bright red the other night where normally it never does do you think it needs a new thermostat or would it be the fact that the fan wasnt working correctly? also there is a lot of blackness around the insulation and wires at the back of the element wires as it has been singed, is this a sign of danger or is it perfectly normal? thanks

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Singed wires suggest electrical fault or excessive heat, i personally suggest you have the unit checked out by a professional to ensure your own safety.

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