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Old 07-09-2014, 07:08 AM   #1
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So... I did something stupid and turned on my eBIAB system to boil some water and forgot about it. When I remembered, I went to my basement to find a non-function eBIAB system and a 90% empty pot with the element exposed to air. Anyone have any ideas on how to fix this?

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Old 07-09-2014, 07:37 AM   #2
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Sounds like you fried your element having it fire dry. Just my guess but I'd start by trying to replace the element.


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Old 07-09-2014, 03:55 PM   #3
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I ordered a new element but the system won't turn on at all. The pid, the buttons, nothing. That makes me think there is something else that needs to be fixed as well.

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You will likely need to use a multimeter and start checking from your power source onward. But first, have you checked the breakers and GFCI to make sure they haven't tripped?

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The breaker wasn't tripped. I unplugged everything this morning, checked the fuses and plugged it all back in and it's working. Not sure if I damaged the element or not but it does work and even gets up to a boil still. Problem solved I guess. Thanks for the suggestions.

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You were very, very fortunate!

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The breaker wasn't tripped. I unplugged everything this morning, checked the fuses and plugged it all back in and it's working. Not sure if I damaged the element or not but it does work and even gets up to a boil still. Problem solved I guess. Thanks for the suggestions.

What kind of element was in there???? I'd buy stock in that company. :-)


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Lol. Standard Camco ULWD 5500w.

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