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Will not brew a full cup

Will only brew a half cup even when full cup button is pushed

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  • kathleenhowa Dec 23, 2008

    We have four of these machines and none will serve a full cup.

    The water seems to recycle back into the reservoir. Just a lot of noise - very little tea/coffee. Surely, this is a common problem - the odds of having it occur four times are just too long.


  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    Same thing mine started producing half a cup regardless of wich size was selected

  • hkramb May 26, 2009

    Mine does the same thing, it used to brew full cups and over time got less and less, now barely fills half of a small coffee cup. And the noise just gets worse and worse.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Oster BVSTKG5-033 only brews half a cup

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    next cup is a full cup

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    will not make a full cup

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    keurig is not brewing the full size cup

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There may be an adjustnent that allows more water to flow in the same ammount of brew time!

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Mine started off this way, then quit running any water through. I overcame the problem with a reusable K-cup. They are available online and at some national chain stores for about $15.00. It's a little more inconvenient than K-cups, but better than throwing out a $150 coffee maker.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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