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Broken at solder joints

I have a GRP90WGR bought only a few months ago. All of a sudden I find that one of the plates (that are the heating source and have etched on them "Hot Surface! Don't Touch") have come loose. There are 4 hex bolts holding it on and it looks like the plate melted slightly around two of the bolts. Are there options to replacing this plate? There are screws at the outer portion of the plate (the hot plate is a plate attached (by noted bolts) to another plate.

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  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2008

    cooking plates are losing their coating

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    a part on the right side has broken so when i lift the lid it the hot plate comes away from the body

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Hi hdoverby,

I'd contact the manufacturer (Salton, Inc.) customer service site for parts or manual. If they don't have them, they should know where to send you (though if they don't, I'd seriously wonder about the company). That said, I'm getting increasingly concerned about the number of problems being reported with these products.

Go to

http://prc.prodregister.com/prodprotect/applica/

And click on "George Foreman" (lower-right portion of the page), it redirects you to a secure webpage where you can register.

https://secure.prodregister.com/prodprotect/applica/gf.shtml

Part of the page reads:
"Call toll-free or visit our websites for assistance if you need more help.

Parts & Accessories:
Phone: 1-800-738-0245 (Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., ET)

Product Warranty:
Service: 1-800-231-9786 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m., ET)"

If I can be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it accordingly.

Thanks in-advance for using Fixya.com,

Jon


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