Garmaine Staff asked 2 years ago

The attached photo is the lower thermostat on my electric hot water heater. We noticed a burning odor yesterday so I shut off the power and looked behind the panels to investigate. How is this problem repaired? Thank you. If it helps, I believe the problem is described by someone with more knowledge that me in this answer: https://diy.stackexchange.com/a/130763/56424.

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