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Machine states the brew unit is missing when it is fitted

After running a descaling cycle, which insidently was rather noisy, the machine now states that the brew unit is missing. The unit does not seem to fit proberly and the door will not close competley.

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Try pushing something which swivel up and down on the right hand side of the brew unit. once done it seems to fit back in properly, it did for me

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KitchenAid manuals are available from their site: http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search.jsp?siteCd=KAD . The direct link to the manual for the Kitchenaid KCM223OB is http://www.kitchenaid.ca/assets/pdfs/literature/Use%20and%20Care%20Guide%20-%20W10321647.pdf . See page 13 for the directions.

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