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Getting extremely hot

After I replaced the seal on the tank my Bunn is getting extremely hot when the tank is heating the water. It is as the water is trying to come to a boil. I ran vinegar through it to clean it after I did this is when I started having this problem

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It sounds like the thermostat is not working properly. Please get the model and date code located on the bottom of the machine. Then contact customer service with this information. If your brewer is 3 years old or less, it will be replaced at no cost. If it is over 3 years old, then it will be replaced at a reduced cost.

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