Introduction

This guide will show how to safely remove and replace a faulty power cord on the Holmes HEH8031 space heater.

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  • Ensure the device is unplugged from the wall outlet.

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  • Remove eight 12-mm Phillips #2 screws from the back cover.

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Image 1/2: Lift the front housing away from the back of the fan and slowly fold the front housing back down to the floor. Image 2/2: Internal wires are connected to both halves of the housing. Be careful when separating the housing.
  • Turn heater over so the controls are facing up.

  • Lift the front housing away from the back of the fan and slowly fold the front housing back down to the floor.

  • Internal wires are connected to both halves of the housing. Be careful when separating the housing.

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Image 1/3: Remove wire nuts to expose wire strands. Image 2/3: Separate all connected wires. Image 3/3: Separate all connected wires.
  • Decrimp the wire nuts from both wire connections.

  • Remove wire nuts to expose wire strands.

  • Separate all connected wires.

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Image 1/3: Separate the two halves of the cord clamp and remove from cord. Image 2/3: Separate the two halves of the cord clamp and remove from cord. Image 3/3: Separate the two halves of the cord clamp and remove from cord.
  • Pull on the cord from the outside of the heater with great finesse. At the same time, push the cord clamp out of the housing from the inside.

  • Separate the two halves of the cord clamp and remove from cord.

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Image 1/2: Strip at least 3/4 inch of insulation from the cord to expose bare wire. Image 2/2: Twist wire ends to form a tight braid.
  • Prepare the replacement cord by cutting the negative branch (black) at least 8 inches shorter than the positive branch (white).

  • Strip at least 3/4 inch of insulation from the cord to expose bare wire.

  • Twist wire ends to form a tight braid.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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