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Excal heater expires
December 10, 2012
2:42 pm
north east IL
Super Chicken
Forum Posts: 748
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June 1, 2010

Geez I kept wondering why it took longer and longer for the dehydrator to dehydrate the fruits and herb this last week or so. Finally the bulb lit! The heater is no longer working...only the fan. What would you do in this situation? Unit is less than 2 years old. I'd say moderate use. (Sending unit back to Excal is probably more than I can manage physically.) Thanks goodness I had completed most of my holiday dehydrating.

Save the Earth. It's the only planet with chocolate.

December 10, 2012
3:33 pm
N.E. Ohio
Forum Posts: 4921
Member Since:
February 10, 2009

Call them, from all reports they can send you the parts and the replacement of most things is very easy.  In any case, a phone call should get to the bottom of things.

Located in N.E. Ohio
February 15, 2013
1:45 pm
Big Chicken
Forum Posts: 13
Member Since:
May 15, 2011

We thought it was our thermostat. turns out it was the fuse! So now I have an extra thermostat. Parts are pricey, but not as pricey as a new dehydrator!

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