Chickens in the Road Forum


Please consider registering

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —

— Match —

— Forum Options —

Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed Topic RSS sp_TopicIcon
Excal heater expires
December 10, 2012
2:42 pm
north east IL
Super Chicken
Forum Posts: 748
Member Since:
June 1, 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

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
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

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
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

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!

Forum Timezone: America/New_York

Most Users Ever Online: 377

Currently Online:
4 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

Joelle: 2776

Leahld22: 2738

Ross: 2426

MaryB: 1783

JeannieB: 1500

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 15

Members: 27216

Moderators: 3

Admins: 4

Forum Stats:

Groups: 1

Forums: 14

Topics: 3500

Posts: 67433

Newest Members:

RealGSD, Steaver Beaver, carrieloxton, PFCash2021, [email protected], kathydemole956

Moderators: Pete: 8497, wvhomecanner: 3159, Flatlander: 1643

Administrators: Suzanne McMinn: 7368, emiline220: 16, CindyP: 7942, BuckeyeGirl: 4921