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FrancisFrancisX3 - no power

Out of nowhere, I'm getting no electrical current to the machine - we plugged in and pushed the buttons as usual, and are getting no reaction at all. Did we blow a fuse somehow? Is this fixable? Thanks.

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  • macsdiving Nov 09, 2008

    Yup, I have the same problem! HELP. She got really hot then stopped working. Please make her better! Any help would be great. Oh, I tried changing the fuse......


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There are 3 thermostats in the unit- one for the water temperature, one for the steam temperature, and one fuse which blows if the unit overheats. The overtemp fuse is a 'fuseable link' that burns out if the boiler gets too hot (maybe 150C). If that fuse is blown, then you probably have other problems, since the unit won't get that hot unless the steam thermostat fails.

Even if the thermostats have failed, you should get the power light when the unit is plugged in, and the pump should work, but the boiler won't heat up. If you get no power at all, then you have a wiring fault somewhere.

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