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Mr Coffee CGX23 stopped brewing

Worked fine in the morning but the evening coffed would not brew. Unplugged and set up again and no luck.

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SOURCE: set brew delay

Assuming you're talking about the FT series with the "delay brew" button and the 24 hour analog as opposed to digital clock, it's simple.

First, you have to have your correct time set. This is simple just press the hour button and then the minute button until the correct time is showing. Be sure to look for the AM PM indicator to make sure you're getting the desired time set.

Then press the delay brew button and use the same hour and minute buttons until you get the desired time (again watch for am/pm)

That's it.

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

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SOURCE: delay brew will no longer work.

electronics and steam do not mix mr coffee used to put the control boards under the front where it was warm and dry . now there right where the steam can ruin them ... you might try unpluging it and puting it in the sunlight for a day and see if it drys out another thing go to amazon find your model and make a review , this will help others not to make the same mistake you did BTW just so you know , you dont have a real mr coffee , sunbeam bought them a few years back and now its just china junk .... good luck ......please rate this answer if it helped, 3 or 4 stars .and keep me in the paid department . a 1 or 2 will knock me off the air . thanks

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

SOURCE: Coffee not brewing

This machine depends on heat to move the water to the top. The heating element, or thermal fuse, or burned contacts are the usual suspects. The warmer under the coffee pot is not part of the coffee making process. It is repairable.

Posted on May 05, 2009

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SOURCE: Mr. Coffee FTX23 quit brewing

The heating element burned out, its a common problem. Mr. Coffee tend to leak, I've had several of them.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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SOURCE: my mr. coffee coffee pot won't brew. it will make

Try running a cupfull of vinegar through it followed by a pot of plain water.This will remove any hard water deposits which may be blocking the tubes.

Posted on Nov 05, 2009

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