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My heating element on my A8 did fall out of the hotend and thermal runaway protection did stop it from printing. It does stop it in this scenario at least how I have the way the firmware is set that I uploaded to it. Theirs some lines of code in their for sudden drop of temperature. Which is what happens if the hotend falls out.