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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

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  • Muggsie Nov 11, 2007

    We have the same problem. the redlight comes on when switch is turned on but no heat. We have narrowed it down to the thermostat because after we hear the initial click from the on switch we hear another softer click indicating ( we think) the thermostat has turned itself off which shouldn'thappen until correct temp is reached. We phoned a waring service depot for the part but were told that no parts are available for this model. What's with that?

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2007

    I have tried TWO of these from Costco. Both of them failed with the same symptom. Thankfully Costco stands behind the products they sell and replaced both of them. Will the third time be a charm, or does Waring have a problem with this model?

  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2007

    We bought ours at Costco this summer - used it 3 times and now have the exact same problem. Plug it in, turn it on, hear a clicking sound, but it doesn't heat up...

  • randgust Dec 04, 2007

    WWM200SA, same deal. Power light, no heat, out of warranty, apparently no parts. Really not used much at all. I'd bet thermostat, but I'm not even pulling it apart to check it if parts aren't available.

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2007

    I purchased Waring Waffle Maker from Costco and on the 4th time using, it would not heat up. I took back to Costco to get another one, but they were out. I lost receipt, but you no Costco, it does not matter because of your membership. Costco is Awesome when it comes to returns. Costco was $49.99 each, but they are out. Macy's, Sears, JCPenny are all $79.99 for same model, what a rip. Please let me know if Costco is bringing Waffle Maker Back.

  • billsday Dec 31, 2007

    Yes, we just got the waring pro WWM200PC from Costco and had the same problem. Used it with no problems about 15 times. New years day mornig - Lights on but no heat. Made in China.

  • timfausnight Jan 17, 2008

    Same problem. Took apart and found blown circuit board, with visable char marks.

  • blbcahills Jan 21, 2008

    We are having the same problem - but we are the fools that bought it at JCPenney for $79.00. The Waring Co is only available from 8-430 - same hours I work. What can we do?

  • Lab Lover Jan 31, 2008

    Hello!  I too received the waring waffle maker for christmas.  Used it 4 times and it just stopped working!  Was doing a batch for a weekend moring, made one waffle and then it stopped heating up.  Quite a mess with batter inside.  Tried turing it off, unplugging it, plugging back in, turning back on but nothing.  What now???

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2008

    I used the WWM200PC twice and it quit heating. I returned the unit to Waring and they replaced it with a another model (WMK300) within 10 days. I had lost the receipt but the machines have a number code that gives them the purchasing information they need to know. The WMK is getting excellent reviews.

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2008

    I had one replaced by the factory with no receipt. They were great about it. My manufacture date was more than a year, but they are flexible. It's worth a call, and the shipping charges to send the old one in.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2008

    Got almost one year of use out the WWM200PC, then it quit heating.  It was purchased at Costco, so am hoping they will make good on it.

  • marde716 Mar 28, 2008

    We bought 3 waring pro wm300 belgian waffle makers, one for ourselves, and one for each of our 2 sons' families for Christmas 2007.Our one son just went to use his , after a few weeks of not having used it, and it wouldn't heat up.( the power light is "on", but no heat). We checked ours, and the same thing is wrong! #rd one, so far, is working.(They have small children, and probably use it more often!!) I plan to call and / or e-mail Waring and hope for a replacement. Costomer Service e-mail address: [email protected]; phone for customer service is 800-4WARING(4927464)

  • symbiot Mar 29, 2008

    Got mine for Christmas and only used a handful of times, it turns on but dosn't heat up!!!

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2008

    I used it a few times but not it lights up but wont turn on

  • Anonymous May 18, 2008

    I followed the black wire into one side of the maker and found an open in a resister looking thing. Part SHENGPING SPF240 TF240oC 10A 250V 073

  • Anonymous Jun 03, 2008

    Used my wwm200PC from Costco about 10 time and now it won't heat up. I told a friend to buy one of these because I thought it was the best wafle iron for the "money".they had the same problem. There is flaw in the electronics. I would like to see Waring do something about it. I wrote an email to customer service a month ago but haven't heard back.

  • Anonymous Aug 25, 2008

    Got it at Costco. After using it about 10 mornings over a 6 month period, it stopped heating during a batch. The lights come on and it makes a click like the thermostat is switching, but does not get hot.

  • sebpense Oct 29, 2008

    same problem I'm hearing on all the others. Had the waffle maker 6 months and then I plug it in the light comes on , Hear a click but no heat. It was a gift so I have not receipt but will try to contact Waring.

  • accountin276 Nov 02, 2008

    I own 2 of the Waring Pros purchased from Costco, one for each of my 2 houses and they have both failed, lights up but doesnt heat. When it worked, it worked well, but a couple months use from each isnt acceptable. I am going to take back to Costco for a refund and go from there. Seems like everyone has the same problem

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    one of the trays wont heat up



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I fixed one of these for a friend - the problem was an open thermal fuse. This fuse is located in the fixed grill; it is clamped to the grill and is covered by a white plastic sleeve.

The replacement part should be a 240°C/464°F 10 - 15 Amp thermal fuse. NTE sells a part NTE8242 which works available from Mouser.com for $1.41 plus shipping.

Posted on Mar 02, 2008

  • sbaer Dec 05, 2010

    Rick, you are awesome! Could not seem to find this info on the fuse type and store anywhere else! Thank you!!

  • Michael Styles
    Michael Styles Jan 06, 2014

    Thank You, Rick! My Wife and I love this waffle iron and were totally bummed when it died this am. After reading your repair advice we immediately ordered 2 of the fuses( just in case). It's the best w/i we've ever owned so your easy fix is greatly appreciated!




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Was going to just get another one at Costco and swap out, but of course they are out.

Thought about ordering one from Amazon and swapping them out and returning. Fair amount of work involved in doing that, though.

Couldn't resist checking to see if it is something simple, and took it apart. It looks like the thermal fuse, which is there to protect against overheating due to failure in the temperature sensor, blew prematurely.

I ordered a replacement thermal fuse, SPF240, from www.goodmans.net. Shipping practically at cost.


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I am not familiar with this waffle iron but I doubt that it has a reset button. It sounds like you are not getting power to your heating elements and there is several different reasons that can cause this.


1. A supply wire to the elements has broken or is disconnected.

2. One of the heating elements is broken or burned out.

3. The on/off switch or the thermostat has malfunctioned.

4. The supply cord that connects the waffle iron to the receptacle has a broken wire or is not making contact where it connects to the waffle iron.


The only way to check this out is to have a small appliance repair person check all of these possibilities with a voltage meter to determin the area where the supply voltage is not making contact.

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