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dual immersion reset button melted!!

Postby jdmgriffin » Sat Oct 09, 2021 10:13 am

hi there. immersion hasnt been heating water.
tests resistance and wiring snd all is ok. but the reset button had melted!! without going to the hassle of replacing the entire immersion would it be possible just to swop out the thermostat for one with a rest button on it and connect the wiring directly to the new thermostat instead of through the now melted reset button!! any ideas as to why it melted also! it is a bath and sink dual immersion.
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Postby stoneyboy » Sun Oct 10, 2021 9:12 pm

Hi jmdgriffin
You could try fitting a new thermostat with built in reset button but these tend to be more bulky than a standard thermostat so may not fit. The fact that the original has melted points to something being wrong so it’s probably better to replace the whole thing.
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