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Avanti stovetop exploded while on the stove

Could this have happened because it was not screwed together tightly? It made a huge mess - luckily no-one was standing near when it happened.

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    Luckily for you maybe, but when mine exploded I was right there to take it in the face and man boobs.

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Could this happen if you fill the bottom chamber over the pressure release valve so that the steam pressure built up and couldn't be released. Or perhaps the pressure release valve got blocked. Not sure. But it is important to take it off the stove promptly when you hear it make that gurgled hissing sound that indicates the top chamber is full and now steam is coming through rather than water.

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