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I have a dimplex heater, the fake fire type and I need to replace the cable 13amp plug and new three core cable brown blue and earth, in the back of the fire there is a red cable attached to a post with two pins do I put the brown and blue on to these pin as I assume these would be the live plug

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Contact Dimplex USA, Technical Service at 888-346-7539 for a wiring diagram.

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