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I have a Krups GVX1 burr coffe grinder. The grinder slowed and stopped grinding despite the fact the list was on indicating it was getting power and all of the safety switches were properly depressed. The Krups site states that if the unit get too hot a thermal fuse may blow. How do i get that fuse?

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You will have to disassenble the grinder by removing the screws from the bottom of the grinder. You should be able to get to the thermal fuse once you gain access to the insides.

Well worth attempting the repair if you have the replacement thermal fuse needed and can handle a soldering iron to unsolder and soldering needed to remove and replace the failed part.

The thermal fuse isn't like a normal glass tube automotive fuse, but you should be able to get a replacement one from Radio Shack, if you can't get one from the manufacturer.

Hope this helps you get it fixed and best regards!

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

  • Don Kim Jan 15, 2012

    Pull out the lever on the side, then just cut out the blown fuse and solder the wire together. Do not grind too much at one time. 1-2 cups of beans at one sitting. I blew the fuse while grinding one 12oz. bag all at once.

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