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Rice cooker does not work

Since the rice did not work, and I heard noises like loose screws, I decided to open it up to check. I found the screws loose and a flat plate that should sit somewhere free. Three screws I beleive were missing. I put 2 back since those were obvious, the third has to do with the flat rectangular metal plate. I done seem to know if it touches the bottom or not

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Any chance you could post a photo? Often these machines have a deflector that reduces the heat applied to the middle of the pan - it sounds as if that is the item you are talking about - there may have been a small ceramic ring or block that the screw went through which would put it a little above the element or a little below the pan base. look in the floor beneath the element for screw holes. Hope this helps - if not please post again, with photos if possible :)

Posted on Mar 23, 2007

  • Nigel Ridehalgh
    Nigel Ridehalgh Mar 23, 2007

    PS is also possibly a heat shield for the control electronics - search around the element area and you could find the place where it goes :)



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