Coffee Maker fix

I am hoping someone who knows more about electronics than me can help with this! I have a coffee maker that is operating erratically that I really like, plus I HATE throwing away perfectly good appliances that just need a simple fix. From what I have determined, I think the problem is a thermistor used to control the heating element. It is a glass encased thermistor that was covered with a plastic sleeve, inserted into a little heat sink, and then clamped to the side of the heating element tube. Further investigation found a forum that suggests this thermistor acts very much like a Vishay NTCLG100E22245B [220K Ohm] I have read the specs on that thermistor, but it doesn't really help me determine how I could cross reference that p/n to a different one - what are the important specs I would need to ask for at a local electronics store? Or would that part number suffice?

by Microfiche
2 days, 18 hours ago
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