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Solis SL-70 When I turn it on the off/on button/light is erratic at being on. As if it's got a short, but it's not predictable. I push it in different directions and sometimes it stays on and I can get a coffee. But usually it's random. So does that mean I have to spend a lot on repair or should I just throw it away (!!!) and get a new one. Is there something like a wire I can fix?

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Re: Solis SL-70

It is likely the switch it'self. Call 888 437 8340 and ask for parts and service. They can advise you as to parts and labor costs.

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