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It just seemed to turn off

After or while cooking a potato the whole system seems to have turned off. Nothing is working. I have checked my cerket box, the ground fault switch, unplugged it and replugged it and nothing. Is there a fuse inside the unit somewhere? It acts like that is what could be wrong with it.

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Re: it just seemed to turn off

Yes,unplug the unit ,remove the outer case ,follow the plug inside to the fuse ,read the amperage ,test the fuse with an ohm meter should read shot or 0 ohms if not replace whit same type and amperage,

Posted on Dec 01, 2007

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