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I have a lin-stat thermostat. Electric baseboard heaters. There are only a set button and up and down arrows. Turned the breakers off in the spring. Turned them on today and the thermostats will not turn on. Screen is blank. Tried holding set button down, no luck. Neither did pushing the up/down arrows Need help to turn them on. Thank you. Bought house 4 years ago and no issues last year. Also no instruction booklets.

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You will need to put an amp meter on one of the power lines to see what the element is drawing for amperage. It is amperage that produces heat and will shorten the life of any switch including the thermostat. Compare your findings with the rating of the thermostat.

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