GQF 1202 Problems

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tinzman8, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. tinzman8

    tinzman8 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 20, 2011
    I bought my GQF 1202 off of craigslist awhile back, had some great hatches with quail. Then out of the blue one day the temp dropped from 100 to 70 (room temperature). It was still plugged in and the fan was running, anyone had this problem? Thinking it may be the thermostat having issues. Because after i fiddled with it awhile the heat went back up.
  2. dbcooper02

    dbcooper02 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2007
    SW Washington
    Sounds like the snap switch probably stuck in the off position. That's the little black box with the tiny button that the wafer contacts to turn the heat element on and off. It might just have been gummed up with dust or whatever and may be fine now, but... I think I would get a new one from GQF and install it to avoid future problems. Pretty easy to do. Order a couple of new wafers too while you are at GQF and you will be all set.

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