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The tray full light stays on even though the tray is empty.this prevent the foodsaver from operating.I have tried unplugging,recleaning the tray but nothing works


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I had the save problem with my 3400 series.
The first time i was able to let it dry and it worked alright (48 hours).
The second time even this did not work.
If you remove the screws on the bottom of the unit. There are about 10 and pull it down, you will see the sealer assembly and a small circuit board in the middle.
Trace the wires from the drip tray, there are three of them, red white and brown, to the small white plastic JST connector on the small circuit board. Pull said connector gently to disconnect it.
The unit will function perfectly now, although it will no longer have a drip tray sensor of any sort it will function every time all the time.
All in all this took me about 10 minutes.
Thanks!
See the little metal contacts on the left end of the tray. Lift tray out, cut a strip of cellophane tape and wrap it around the end of the tray covering the contacts and put the tray back in. You will have to push a little harder to get the tray in due to the tape. The contacts turn that light on and the tape insulates the tray contacts from the contacts down in the Foodsaver. Did it last night, works like a charm. Remove tape if you want to.
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