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No heat I plug the unit in properly, the red light comes on, but no heat. Do you think it is the heating element in the oil resovoir or the base unit that the heating element connects to in the bottow of the housing? Can these parts be purchased, or should I just buy a new fryer?

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    I have the same problem. I have isolated it down to the electrical contacts in the bottom of the fryer, but I don't know where to buy replacement contacts??

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We had this problem too. We unplugged the unit, used a knife to open the contacts at the bottom of the unit, used the tip of a knife to scrape the contacts clean and then pried the contact upward, turned the kettle over and cleaned the bottom of that contact with a knife..and now it works.

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On my unit with the same problem it is the element contact located under the oil pan. The contacts obviously began arcing due to corosion or poor contct causing deteriotion of the contact points. I am trying to find the necessary replacement part. It isnt hard to replace but finding the part may be.

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