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Clean machine/machine ready light won't go away

The 'clean machine/machine ready' light won't go away even after going through the entire cleaning process twice. At the end of the cleaning cycle it says to 'press rinse' instead of 'empty grounds' like the manual says it should. After I hit the 'rinse' button, it immediately returns to the 'clean machin/machine ready' message. This same thing repeated after cleaning a second time. It also repeated after unplugging the unit for 12 hours.

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  • jbschutz Sep 14, 2008

    i have the same problem!!!!

  • akacr Sep 16, 2008

    me too

  • ritaandbrook Sep 16, 2008

    same problem Sept 16, 2008

  • Jurafan Sep 17, 2008

    Jura F50 - same problem - READY/CLEAN won't shut off after three cleaning cycles.

  • FredLiv Jan 25, 2009

    I also clean the machine and the light won't go away.

  • markandmolls Jan 25, 2009

    I have the same problem. I have gone through the cleaning process a dozen times or more and the "clean machine/machine ready" light comes back every time. Bought this E8 re-furbished in July '05. This is the first time it has not come back to "ready" after the cleaning process. It too does the "press rinse" command at the end of the cleaning cycle instead of coming back to the "ready" stage.

    Can I still use the machine in this state to make coffee drinks??

    Mark


  • aardvark_boy Mar 29, 2009

    Same here... started happening about 6 months ago... I was able to run the clean cycle 5 or 6 limes in a row, and it was finally happy. But the request to "clean machine" came back a few months ago, and I have not been able to get it to go away. Still makes good espresso though.


    I wonder if there's a way to reset the electronics so it forgets it "needs" a cleaning cycle? I tried the unplugging trick as well. Didn't work for me either.


    Machine was bought new Dec 2004.

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Have experienced the same problem for the last nine months. Was finally able to solve it today by following this guide: http://www.wholelattelove.com/articles/jura_capresso_cleaning_guide.cfm
Having cleaned the shower screen I ran the regular cleaning cycle and now the display indiucates "Ready" as it should do.

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Having same issue. Spoke to service @Jura. Said it could be computer problem or very dirty inside (where you cannot get access). Would need to return to Jura in PA for service/repair (postage paid from Jura) but quoted $265.00. They could not tell if my machine was in warranty except by sending a receipt (so I guess registration doesn't matter.)

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Twice now my solution to remove the clean machine light was; to go through the whole clean cycle (even though it still says ready/clean after I was done), following the clean cycle i powered the machine off and unplugged it for about 30 seconds. Plug it back in and turn it back on. It will not say heating or press rinse only ready/clean then follow the cleaning instructions.

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I had the cleaning cycle problem with my S95 for 2 years. I eventually solved it by simply turning off the machine before turning it back on to start the cleaning cycle. No problem since! The service centre kept telling me I must be doing something wrong but could not suggest what it was. Graham Humphries

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

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We have had this problem too. We found that once you change the filter and do the filter change routine then cleaning will clear the message...go figure!

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I have the same machine and had the same issue all day yesterday. Tech support will tell you to clean the tamper (round disk behind the tan/gray "flap"), which you should do. That didn't do it for me, however, so I kept cleaning. I cleaned out the chute where coffee powder goes. Then, after turning off the machine and removing the tray, I used my fingers to go up/under/behind as much as I could get to. I found the motherload of old coffee grounds. It's hard to describe where, but it was all around that metal area in the center. Just keep poking, but use your fingers so you can feel where the coffee is. I tried q-tips, but that didn't work..you have to feel it. After I got all the gunk out, I ran a cleaning again - no tablet - and it no longer said "press rinse" at the end of the cycle. It asked me to dump the tray, and then it went to "ready"! Yahoo - saved a bundle in shipping and repair.

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Mr coffee problems


You didn't indicate a specific model. So, I'm going to assume yours is relatively the same as my JWX27.

Let me start by clarifying what the red light indicates.

A solid red light indicates the cleaning cycle is in progress. A blinking red light indicates the coffeemaker is off, but due to be cleaned. When the coffeemaker is due to be cleaned, the red light will continue to blink while the coffeemaker is off until the cleaning cycle has been completed fully. The entire cleaning process takes about an hour and a half. And, it is not intuitive. So, here are my instructions.

With the coffeemaker off (with the red light blinking), pour four cups of pure white vinegar (no water added) into the reservoir. Don't short the amount. You'll need four cups to complete the cycle. Remove any filters, but leave the strainer basket in place. Tap the "select" button three times until the red light is on (and stays on, not blinking). The cleaning cycle now begins. It should take between 45 minutes and an hour to complete. Don't be concerned about the 30-minute long pause during the cycle when nothing happens. This is intentional and part of the cycle.

After the cleaning cycle has completed, get rid of the vinegar. Rinse out the strainer basket and the coffee pot. Run a full pot of clean water thru a regular brew cycle (with the pot and basket in place, of course). Then, dump the water, rinse the pot and basket again, and run another full pot of clean water thru a regular brew cycle. Dump that water too. And, you're done!

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Clean instructions


First, let me clarify what the red light indicates.

A solid red light indicates the cleaning cycle is in progress. A blinking red light indicates the coffeemaker is off, but due to be cleaned. When the coffeemaker is due to be cleaned, the red light will continue to blink while the coffeemaker is off until the cleaning cycle has been completed fully. The entire cleaning process takes about an hour and a half. And, it is not intuitive. So, here are my instructions.

With the coffeemaker off (with the red light blinking), pour four cups of pure white vinegar (no water added) into the reservoir. Don't short the amount. You'll need four cups to complete the cycle. Remove any filters, but leave the strainer basket in place. Tap the "select" button three times until the red light is on (and stays on, not blinking). The cleaning cycle now begins. It should take between 45 minutes and an hour to complete. Don't be concerned about the 30-minute long pause during the cycle when nothing happens. This is intentional and part of the cycle.

After the cleaning cycle has completed, get rid of the vinegar. Rinse out the strainer basket and the coffee pot. Run a full pot of clean water thru a regular brew cycle (with the pot and basket in place, of course). Then, dump the water, rinse the pot and basket again, and run another full pot of clean water thru a regular brew cycle. Dump that water too. And, you're done!

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You have to leave it unplugged for a long time like an hour. I thought mine was possessed because the manual says it has ONE MINUTE memory if the power goes off. I used a whole gallon of vinegar trying to get it to reset and I was angry so I unplugged it for 5 min/10 min/20 min and still it had the right time. I was almost going to take electrical tape and cover the darn light but I finally got it to stop after reading answers on FixYa. I have cleaned it many times before and this never happened but now I have learned not to keep wasting vinegar and just unplug for at least an hour. I was so happy that I was not the only one...whew.

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In my experience with this coffeemaker, the Special Cleaning Cycle light doesn't illuminate until the machine is very clogged up. The risk of ignoring this indicator and waiting too long to clean it is that by the time it does get cleaned the calcium deposits will end up clogging the check valve, thereby shutting down at once. Regular cleaning will prevent significant amounts of calcification and thereby result in hotter, better tasting coffee and less risk that the loosened mineral deposits will end up clogging vital parts of the machine if and when you do clean it.
If you notice, the inside of the lid to the water tank states that the unit should be cleaned every 30 days. This is true whether you see the cleaning indicator light illuminated or not. To clean the coffeemaker, you must add 20 oz of undiluted white vinegar per the owner's manual, then press the "clean" button. If you do not recall the last time the coffeemaker was cleaned and wish to start off on the conservative side, you may wish to use a diluted solution of white vinegar (about 1/3 to 2/3 water).
The coffeemaker will brew part of the vinegar, then pause 30 minutes, then restart itself. Use clear water to rinse at least two times after the process completes. This will take about an hour in all. If you are in a hurry, you can just run vinegar through a regular "Brew Now" cycle; however, this will be somewhat less effective.
When adding fresh, cool water to rinse the vinegar out, make sure to allow a few minutes to cool down between rinses because the element is extremely hot. You may wish to use a vessel other than the carafe to fill the water tank while rinsing because it will take less time. Otherwise, the carafe may crack or shatter if you take it off the hot plate and fill it with cool water straight away.
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Cleaning machine propt will not go away


I have the same machine and had the same issue all day yesterday. Tech support will tell you to clean the tamper (round disk behind the tan/gray "flap"), which you should do. That didn't do it for me, however, so I kept cleaning. I cleaned out the chute where coffee powder goes. Then, after turning off the machine and removing the tray, I used my fingers to go up/under/behind as much as I could get to. I found the motherload of old coffee grounds. It's hard to describe where, but it was all around that metal area in the center. Just keep poking, but use your fingers so you can feel where the coffee is. I tried q-tips, but that didn't work..you have to feel it. After I got all the gunk out, I ran a cleaning again - no tablet - and it no longer said "press rinse" at the end of the cycle. It asked me to dump the tray, and then it went to "ready"! Yahoo - saved a bundle in shipping and repair.

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1. Prepare one batch of Mr. Coffee coffeemaker cleaner. Pour the mixture into the water reservoir. Remove the water filtration disk from the machine.
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2. Place an empty paper filter or permanent filter into the filter basket and close.
3. Place the empty decanter back in the unit, centered on the warmer plate.
4. Press SELECT button until the red CLEAN indicator light is illuminated. For your convenience the cleaning cycle is automatic. The entire cycle will take 45-60 min to complete. During the cleaning your coffeemaker will:
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5.Discard the cleaning solution and rinse the decanter thoroughly with clean water.
6. Fill the water reservoir with clean fresh water.
7. Place the empty decanter back on the coffeemaker, centered on the warmer plate.
8. Remove and discard the filter used during the cleaning cycle and replace it with a fresh paper filter. If a permanent filter was used during cleaning, remove it and rinse it thoroughly before replacing it in the filter basket.
9.Begin brewing and allow the full brew cycle to complete.
Repeat steps 6-9 one more time.

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