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No power I have had this grill for less than two months and I went to plug it in and there was no power. It simply will not heat up. I did try using a different outlet; still no heat. I don't see anything wrong with the cord (fray's, burns, melting, etc); I see nothing wrong with the heating element on the underside. It simply will not turn on and heat up. And of course, I've thrown away the receipt because I had no intentions of returning it! Thank you for any help!

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  • Anonymous Nov 07, 2007

    I had the exact same problem with this grill.

  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2007

    exactly same as Sabgenna's. plug in no heat` at all. Also no receipt. Excellent condition. Amy

  • jacobs52 Jul 07, 2008

    I have the same issue. Was using it and it just switched off.

    Now I have no pwer to the grill. Wiring and elemnet seems find however don't seem to be getting any power to the unit.

    Problem with the plug??

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SOURCE: Grill died

Contact these guys; http://www.esalton.com/control/contactus and they should be able to give you a repair centre list - i think you are right about the board - if you can post again with the board number we can try to source it seperately Hope this helps :)

Posted on Mar 27, 2007

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: Grill won't turn on when plugged in

try these guys for support or parts if you fancy trying youself; http://www.esalton.com/control/contactus It does sound like the control board is the problem, and if you can get a replacement, they are a couple of connectors and a couple of screws to fix. Hope this helps :)

Posted on Mar 27, 2007

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Anonymous

SOURCE: George Foreman indoor G5 grill

There is a small plate underneath the grill attached by three small screws. Remove that plate and you will see a small circuit board. You will probably notice that one of the resistors leaked (this looks like a AA battery that broke open). I have not been able to repair or replace this yet. If this is your issue than your probably out of luck.
Otherwise take a look around and see if any of the wires came apart. There are three pairs simply connected using a regular wire crimp. This can be repaired easily. 

Posted on Oct 28, 2007

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Hot Grill! Wired incorrectly

Hi Haney,

You clearly have a defective unit (not the kind of "hot" you want), and I'd recommend going to the customer service number below and getting a new unit. I've called them, it takes awhile to get through, but they did try to help. The automated phone attendant will also offer an email address you can use for priority service (24-hour response if I recall).

It shouldn't matter if you're in-warranty or not, what they sold you is downright hazardous. Call them on it. If they don't want to cooperate, see my note below.

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 for some reason they don't want to help, it's time to contact the consumer protection division of your state attorney-general's office and "light 'em up" (Salton, Inc) for putting out a defective (and potentially dangerous) product on the public.

If I can be of further assistance, or if you have questions, please let me know before rating me.

If this solves the issue, please rate it accordingly. My goal is to earn a "FixYa" rating from everyone I help.

Thanks for using Fixya.com,

Jon

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: Need replacement for white plastic grease tray

Click on the link or cut and paste it to your web browser

http://www.appliancefactoryparts.com/gasgrillparts/brands/george-foreman/george-foreman-other-parts.html

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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try these guys for support or parts if you fancy trying youself; http://www.esalton.com/control/contactus It does sound like the control board is the problem, and if you can get a replacement, they are a couple of connectors and a couple of screws to fix. Hope this helps :)
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