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Presto Heat Dish Blows Circuit

I have a Presto Heat Dish and it continues to blow a circuit in my fuse box, in fact, I cannot run it higher than medium. Any suggestions

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It sounds like the heater is drawing more amps than your fuse is capable of handling. look at the i.d. plate and see what the wattage is for the appliance.

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