[Homeroast] Alp overheated and shut down

Paul Goelz pgoelz at comcast.net
Sun Nov 7 11:47:59 CST 2010


At 10:00 AM 11/7/2010, you wrote:
>I need to do an ohm test to be sure - but it may be the thermal 
>fuse. I took the cover off - ten years of accumulated crud was 
>pretty thick. Vacuuming helped a lot. They should have made things a 
>little tighter in there. Anyway, no obvious damage. There's a 
>thermal cut-off that's supposed to come back on after fifteen 
>minutes, and a thermal fuse that outright fails. I'll have to 
>replace that sucker. Craig, a then Swissmar tech, from another forum 
>(found thru Google) recommended a SF152E1 fuse as a replacement - 
>slightly higher temperature to failure. Anyone know where I can find one

Try Digikey

http://search.digikey.com/scripts/DkSearch/dksus.dll?Cat=655696&k=thermal%20fuse

Paul


Paul Goelz
Rochester Hills, Michigan USA
pgoelz at comcast.net
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