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GFi breaker blows

Bunn btxb coffee maker trips GFi breaker. It appears that after the water in the tank reaches temp and the main heater shuts down the breaker trips. There is a secondary heater (I think) to maintain the tank temp. Happens on any circuit protected by GFi. Another pot (Gevalia) with different brew technology works fine.

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There is an electrical problem with the brewer. If you will please get the model and date code located on the bottom of the machine, and call customer service, we will be happy to assist you with this. The machine has a 3 year warranty and if the machine is 3 years old or less, it will be replaced at no cost. If it is over 3 years old, it will be replaced at a reduced price.

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