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Smoke coming from furnace

We have an intertherm ultraflex electric furnace in our mobile home, when we put the safety switch in and cut the furnace on, it heats up and smoke comes out. What could be causing this and how can we fix it?

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You may have something (paper,dust, etc.) on the electric coils. There may also be a short in the element.

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