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Try cleaning it by brewing a 50/50 mixture of white vinegar and water. You may have to run it through a couple of cycles with a fresh mixture each time. Then rinse by brewing water only a couple of times. Over time calcium and lime builds up inside the tubes of the machine and restricts the flow so this should be done once every few months or as needed. The vinegar will loosen the mineral deposits and flush them out.
In an empty machine,(no coffee, no filter), pour in a 50-50 mixture of water and white vinegar. Allow the machine to start brewing and when a cup or so has run through, stop the brewing process and let it sit for an hour or two. This should dissolve some of calcium buildup in the machine and allow it to complete a full cycle. May have to do this a couple of times to fully clean out the mineral buildup. After cleaning, run a pot of clear water through to rinse out the remaining vinegar.
The pipes are blocked with build up scale or water dirt. You can try to descale the machine by adding in the water half cup of lemon juice and brew it without coffee leave if for 20 min and the clean it by brew it with fresh water these will make a diference then try this again in a week.
"Scale" is deposits of minerals, etc. normally found in water. Boiling a container of water (in a pot, or coffee maker in this case), leaves small amounts or "deposits" of these minerals on and near the actual heat source. If not removed, they can slow brewing time and more importantly, adversely affect the taste of coffee.
Descaling should be done at regular intervals to prevent this from happening. Your machine lets you know when to perform the descaling task. There are a number of products sold in your supermarket that will do this for you - but one of the least expensive; and just as effective - is to use white vinegar. Here's how to do it:
1) Drain your Keurig coffee machine over a sink. 2) Fill the machine with undiluted white vinegar. 3) Run the brew process at least four times, pouring the cups of vinegar back into the coffee maker. 4) Optionally, let your Keurig coffee maker sit for a few hours, then run the brew
cycles again. Pour the vinegar into the sink and drain any remaining
vinegar. 5) Fill your coffee maker with fresh water. Run
multiple brew cycles with fresh water each time to thoroughly rinse the machine before returning to normal
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The coffee maker has three contributory factors for brewing experiences. First, putting enough water in container prior to brewing is expected to dispense in to coffee capture cup. Second, installing the component parts after inserting coffee leaflets should not hinder brew seepage into the cup. Third, allowing enough time for the brew to dispense is a requisite means to coffee impressions. Furth, coffee leaflets require appropiate numbers inserted at the container area lest the machine takes time to sock and dispense. However, refer to the device user guide for appropiate manufacturers instructures to user as expectations during brewing. Also, refer to the user guide to ascertain any conditions that may be signs of damage preventing fast brewing.
Make a 1/2 pot 50/50 mixture of cold water and white vinegar then run it through the machine in normal brewing fashion. Place a clean filter in the brewing cup to catch the white deposits that are removed. Allow the mixture to cool, then repeat the process several times while using the same filter. Finally, run several pots of fresh water through to work out the taste of the vinegar. Repeat whenever the brewing time seems to be excessive.
My keurig did the exact same thing. Stuck on large and wasn't pulling water into coffee maker so it would only dispense a small amt of coffee. I turned it off for about 10 mins. Emptied the reservoir and filled it half way with white vinegar. Ran several cups through and after 2nd brew it ran faster and after the 3rd run with vinegar all the size cup lights came back on. It is working great now. Just empty reservoir with remaining vinegar and rinse. Run a couple cycles of plain water through the coffee maker to rinse out vinegar. I hope this works for you.
We were having the same problem of it quitting the brew cycle about 1/2 way through. We put a mixture of 5 cups vinegar & 5 cups water through followed by a pot of just water and now it works like new. The vineagr must clean some sort of built in sensor.
Finally, I got my coffee pot to run through without stopping several times. To fix it I had to run vinegar through eight times! Never before has it taken so many cycles to clean out a pot. It is still spluttering a bit so today I am going to get more vinegar or maybe even CLR and run it through a few more times.