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Not heating up

Lights come on kettle clicks but does not heat water

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  • Reid Bollinger
    Reid Bollinger May 09, 2014

    I ran into the same problem where the unit clicks but does not heat water.

  • Reid Bollinger
    Reid Bollinger May 09, 2014

    I found it to be a fault with the thermal cutoff safety device, which stops the unit from overheating if it's activated without water. The component is labeled AUPO BF-192 and is available for around $5.

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In case you are still watching this issue for a solution - I'm afraid my assessment of the company troubleshooting support and of this particular issue is that we are out of luck.
I have the same problem. Have downloaded manuals - very little information except for use...ie, don't get them wet.
I have contacted the company - they asked me for the same information I gave them in the original troubleshooting request...
We bought a new one - fortunately on sale at Target. The blinking light is the normal indication - lack of heat and boiling is the problem.
Our new pot boils on both bases...old pot clicks and then just sits there with a blinking light - the light should blink until the temp is reached.
I intend to return the old pot to Target and move on....I suspect there is a burned out coil but, it is too hard to troubleshoot and won't be able to be fixed.
I suspect that a better (more expensive) pot might have more durable coils...but, we'll see how long the new one lasts.

Posted on Apr 27, 2014

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