Introduction

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

Ensure the device is unplugged from the wall outlet.
  • Ensure the device is unplugged from the wall outlet.

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

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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.
  • 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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Decrimp the wire nuts from both wire connections. Remove wire nuts to expose wire strands. 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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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. 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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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.
  • 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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