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For the GE Coffee Maker 169164. Do you know the activation temperature of the temperature switch that sets next to the heating element. Also, why are there two thermal fuses?

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  • reedbarrow Jul 12, 2010

    Coffee Maker GE 169164. What is the activation temperature of the temperature switch?

  • reedbarrow Jul 13, 2010

    I'm replacing my coffee maker but I like to tinker. Since it has 2 thermal fuses I imagine the fire hazard is a result of the wires to the fuses being exposed and able to bounce around and short out. Thanks for the advice.



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There is a recall on this coffee maker due to fire hazard. Return it to WalMart for a refund.

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