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WWM200PC Waffle Maker will turn on but does not heat up

Waffle maker does not heat up after it is turned on. We received this as a Christmas gift and have only used this maybe 10 - 12 times. What is the warranty on this product? Is there a reset button to apply? to reset the power Bought mine from Sams Club after seeing how great my sister's worked (and terrible the one we got from Target worked don't remember brand). Used it 4 or 5 times and it quit in the middle of cooking a waffle. I bought it in April 2007 so it is out of warranty. Took it apart and tested the thermal fuse which is blown. Will check with Waring Customer Service to see what they will do. As listed here a replacement part is less than $10 from Mouser.com.

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  • derfthemule Jun 14, 2008

    I took it apart and it is the thermal fuse that is mentioned under the WWM200PC thread. I called Waring Customer service and they said they would replace it. It appears to me to be a well known problem with this product.

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    recieved for christmas and when plugged and upon turning the timer knob : I hear a switch but unit does not heat up. ?  brand new never used.

  • dani-nelson Feb 14, 2009

    plugged in my waffle iron this morning and as it was heating up it just quit....the lights went off and everything...I have tried other outlets and nothing seems to work...the red power light wont even come on...frustrating...it has always made great waffles!

  • Anonymous Feb 22, 2009

    My Cuisinart waffle maker is a WAF RC. Less than one year old. Hadn't used it for 5 months. Plugged it in, it made a clicking sound when I turned the dial, like it was turning on, but no lights and no heat. Unfortunatly for me I don't have the receipt, it was a gift. Came from Canadian tire.
    Eva


  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    same problemo

  • eltano767 May 13, 2009

    it does not heat up the upper part, could be this the same problem??

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Call customer service for repair. If they will not repair you can get a replacement fuse.

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Check to ensure that all electrical connections are secure enough. Also, check the heating element. This should be done when the appliance is off (well duh, of course)

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