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How can I flush it if it won't brew at all? ..... The filter basket is in the proper position for the coffee to enter the filter but the ... I have a regular cuisinart coffee maker for12 cups (no grinder). ... I have the Cuisinart automatic grind and brew, model DCC490SA. .... The pot brewed a good cup of coffee but as of now it is useless.
have you checked if the water filter needs to be replaced? this happened to me before and when the filter is worn water is not getting through so try to replace it. its only $5 on Amazon so worth the cost before you toss it.
I had the same problem. What worked for me was the paperclip trick. Yes, there is a metal puncture tube in the k-cup, but there is also one on the top of the lid (when you open it up as if you're putting a k-cup in there). I got a flashlight, used the paperclip to clean out all the encrusted grinds, put it thru the cleaning procedure with vinegar as per the manual, and now it works perfectly! Hope this helps.
Re: Cuisinart grind and brew model DGB900BC leaking from the bottom. Finally fixed it before buying a new one. Remove the 4 torq screws (#10 bit check auto stores) from the bottom and remove the bottom. You will see a horse shoe shaped metal coil that heats the water from the resevoir. I found that the coil had a small hole in it. Cleaned it well and applied a coat of epoxy paste to the leaking area ( I used a product called PC11 from Ace) So far, no leaks, and the coffee maker is working like new.
Here is the trick with the Cuisinart Grind n Brews - their proportion sizes are based on a 5 oz cup - most coffee cups are about 8 oz cups - so you really need to use more than they suggest, but here is their reccomendation:
We recommend you use 1 scoop of whole
beans per cup. Maximum 14 scoops.
For 1 or 2 cups, use 1-1/2 level scoops
per cup. Adjust the recipe according
to individual taste.