crwdns2890332:0Why does water leak at the base of my coffee maker?crwdne2890332:0My Cuisinart DGB 650 aluminum heater tube located under the carafe is leaking. In order to disassemble the base, you will need. T10 security bit (it has a hole in the center and is available at Harbor Freight) to unscrew the base screws . After disassembling the unit, corrosion has eaten a hole in it. I was able to locate the replacement heater EH1257 from ereplacementparts.com for $17.77 plus tax and shipping. Upon arrival I spray painted (with Rustoleum self etching primer) the holding bracket and heater ( masking off where to hoses connect) with self etching primer from Rustoleum #249323 so this will never happen again. this is the culprit: Update (07/19/2020): There are 1 of two reasons: (1) Leak in hose (2) leak in heater element, like this:
crwdns2890332:0repair shark steam cleanercrwdne2890332:0All of the steamers have a thermal fuse to protect the unit from overheating. In order to locate the thermal fuse, you will need to disassemble the unit and find the steam tank. The thermal fuse is attached to the steam tank and once the unit overheats, the thermal fuse will need to be replaced. The thermal fuse has a temperature rating on it. You will want to replace the thermal fuse with the same rating. This is information about the thermal fuse: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_cu...