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Need to locate fuse

Another post suggested that by replacing the fuse, a dead BFP-703 could be brought to life. I've taken apart my machine but can't locate anything that looks like a fuse. Is a schematic available, or something that will help to find the fuse.

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  • scottdbrock Jan 20, 2008

    I had the same problem when the GFI's in my apartment shorted. The blender has a zener diode at the AC input to the circuit board which fries when overloaded/shroted. In my case it was quite obviously burned, so much so that I can no longer discern the part number.

  • Anonymous May 31, 2008

    Nothing looks like a fuse; schematic would be useful



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A thermal fuse may be located near the motor to sense an overheated motor. the fuse may be about 1/2 inch long and about 1/8 inch cylinder with two wire connections. these are available at Radio Shack or more. match the temperature the print on cylinder. if none found, look on circuit board for any print starting with letter "F". that part may be a fuse.

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  • electro-nix Sep 05, 2010

    The LED lights come on but the motor will not turn. It did get really hot the last time I was able to use it. Can I assume it is the fuse that has gone bust?

    I found the fuse on the circuit board, near the incoming power supply, it looks cracked and something seems to have oozed out if it and re-solidified. The fuse is soldered to the circuit board, is it something I can replace if I am able to find the part? Looking for instructions on how to replace the fuse myself.

  • eawilliams Jan 30, 2011

    Yeah there is a fuse that is located on the coil of the motor. The fuse is wrapped up and looks something like this: Not that the only place to buy this is Radioshack, but if you must then that is the one I used to fix this problem. It surely will do the trick and take note that the shell of the fuse must be insulated by a thin piece of high temperature like the tape on the original part. I just reused that to avoid having issues with the high temperature part. Also, be sure to use a crimping method or high temperature solder when you replace this as the solder may come loose or soften over time in that high temperature environment.

  • womp daygo Aug 25, 2013

    how do you know the fuse has been tripped?



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