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Can't go straight to warm setting

I have a Rival 5.5 qt slower cooker model # 38551. Is there anyway to bypass the high or low settings and cooktime. And go straght to the warm setting. I liketo us the cooker to keep thingswarm not cook them.

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  • woozlegator Aug 03, 2008

    I am having this problem too, and was hoping to find some good replies to your question. Sadly, I think that we're out of luck. Mine boils almost without fail on both the high and low settings. It would be nice to just put a sauce on warm, so that I don't have to worry about it burning while I'm at work. I am not impressed with this crockpot.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    The pressure cooker keeps switching to warming as soon as it's ready to cook

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Hi, Guys,

I discovered this solution by accident. To get my crock pot to go to the "Warm" setting directly, I begin by pressing and holding the "Cook Time" button. Then, with the cook time button held down, press and release the "Off" button, holding it down for a second or so and then releasing it. Finally, lift your finger off the "Cook Time" button. Presto! The unit will be set on "Warm." So the key to this is to press and release the "Off" button WHILE the "Cook Time" button is being held down. Might take a couple tries before you get it, but then you'll see that it works every time.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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    Michelle Aug 15, 2014

    Thank You !!!!!!!!

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    Sara Nardini Mar 16, 2018

    Omg! Thank you SO MUCH!!!

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Thank you!! Worked like a charm!!

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The warm setting is programed for keeping already hot food warm. You can't use the warm setting to cook or reheat.
sorry

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This did not work for me

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