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Grill will not heat to high

I've noticed that my grill isn't getting as hot as it use to. Even though it is turned up to high and the green light goes off after a few minutes, the food doen't sizzle like it use to and it takes longer to cook.

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Re: Grill will not heat to high

I took the section of the grill that wasn't heating apart, in this case the bottom part, and I discovered the wire had simply come loose from the connector. I put the wire back on and tightened it now it works great.

Posted on Aug 26, 2009

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