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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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SOURCE: My Keurig B60 (special edition) won't stay on.

The water reservoir tank probably isn't seated properly. Try wiggling the tank a bit and if that doesn't do the trick, completely remove the water reservoir and then replace it. Once it's seated properly, it should start drawing water and brew as designed. This seems to be a design flaw with this particular model, so periodic adjusting of the water reservoir may be necessary to ensure it is seated properly if your problem persists. Hope that helps! Best of luck...

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

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SOURCE: Keurig won't turn on, power light just blinks green

Try picking up the handle where you put the coffee and kinda slam (not too hard) back down. I found that resets the coffeemaker. Also when you make coffee I also noticed that you when the water is hot you have to pick up the handle again and put it back down then the two blue lights start to blink and you decide what size cup you want.

Posted on Apr 12, 2010

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SOURCE: my keurig coffee maker turns its self off, even

If you can also see there are a lot of inquiries about the same or similar problem. We have already investigate the matter and it is a design problem from Keurig and it not any much that you can do,
We have a tip at the link that it explains it some more

Moreover you can contact the keurig customer service which we here that they are more than happy to help you and in many cases they have replace the machines with no further question, you can try also since you are a customer with rights.
Good luck

Posted on Aug 15, 2010

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SOURCE: B-60 Keurig. Does not give proper fill. The steam

1. Power off machine.

2. Using a metal paperclip, insert it into left side of top needle. It must insert at least 1" deep. Insert it into slot on right side and again from back of needle.

3. Remove KCup cradle. Separate bottom from top. In the top section, insert the paperclip up into bottom needle from the bottom upwards. It will not go all the way thru and this is normal.

4. Reassemble KCup cradle and reinsert it back into coffee maker.

5. Power on machine.

6. Brew a cup of water only. There may be coffee grounds in the water and these should eventually clear during the remaining steps. NOTE: A large cup brew cycle should output a full 8 ounces (235cc). Less means there is still a blockage

Posted on Oct 07, 2010

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SOURCE: Problem with the Keurig Elite

Keurig is having a big problem with this. When you turn it on, pick up the reservoir and place it back down. What you are hearing is the unit trying to pull the water through and it won't. It will try for a minute and then shut itself off. So power on, lift and lower water unit and it should be good. CALL KEURIG and tell them about the problem. If enough of us call then maybe they will do something.

Posted on Oct 27, 2010

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Cannot prime

I have the same unit. You need to descale it. Get a bottle of white vinegar (not the small bottle, the next size up). Unplug your Keurig. Empty out the water receptacle and flip your unit over in the sink to remove any residual water in your unit (I even shake mine a little to loosen up whatever is stopping it from priming. Fill the water receptacle to the top with white vinegar. Plug in the Keurig and turn it on. Cycle the unit (lift the lever, close it, push the button) and fill a cup with heated vinegar. Pour the cup out and continue until all the vinegar is gone, then fill the receptacle and keep doing this (I do it until the receptacle has emptied itself at least 3 times). If your Keurig will not allow you to cycle through this then the problem is internal with the pump. Call Keurig. If you are in your warranty period they will replace.

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Won't prime

The water pump system is not primed properly. Remove the water tank while the pump is running and put back a couple of times. If not working, when the power is off, using a straw, blow air through and try to **** through the water port at the bottom of Keurig. Plug the water tank again in and start the system. It will take some time to prime, keep trying. There is nothing wrong with the machine, but the water pump circuit.

Oct 18, 2012 | Keurig Elite B40 Coffee Maker

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The descale light keeps blinking, what should I do?

The 'Descale' light that turns on indicates that it is time to de-scale the machine.
Scale - or mineral deposits- form from the water you run through your Keurig coffee machine. If not cleaned regularly, the buildup can clog the lines in your machine and ruin the heating element. The manufacturer recommends you descale Keurig coffee makers once every six months for normal water conditions and once every three months if you live in an area with hard water.
You will need :
  • Keurig coffee maker
  • 48 oz. white distilled vinegar
  • Water
  • Large ceramic cup
  • Sink

Instructions :
  • 1 Unplug the coffee machine and remove the cup.
  • 2 Turn the coffee machine upside down over the sink in order to fully drain it of water. Be careful of the plug and avoid getting it wet.
  • 3 Pour undiluted white vinegar into the reservoir up to the top edge of the viewing window.
  • 4 Place a ceramic cup under the machine, plug it in and press "Brew" for a large cup. Pour the cups of vinegar into the sink and repeat the process until the reservoir is empty.
  • 5 Remove the final cup of vinegar and empty it. Fill the coffee maker with clean water and allow it to sit for four hours, remaining on.
  • Good luck ;)

    Dec 14, 2011 | Keurig Elite B40 Coffee Maker

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    My Keurig Elite brewer is not brewing. When I turn it on, it makes this weird buzzing noise, but it will not fill with water. None of the other lights are on either. What could be the problem?

    Keurig is having a big problem with this. When you turn it on, pick up the reservoir and place it back down. What you are hearing is the unit trying to pull the water through and it won't. It will try for a minute and then shut itself off. So power on, lift and lower water unit and it should be good. CALL KEURIG and tell them about the problem. If enough of us call then maybe they will do something.

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    Keurig turns off after making only one cup, when turned bsck on, it makes a loud buzzing sound for a few minutes, then shuts off again (during this buzzing, always says "not ready", never gets back to...

    I just solved this problem with my Keurig Plantnum. It seems that the valve that lets the water in is sensitive to clogs or sticking. Or perhaps like me, you have very hard water and calcium is starting to build up. Anyway, what worked for me was filling the resevoire all the way and turning the unit on. Then while the pump was buzzing I lightly jiggled the reseviore and all of the sudden the water level started to go down.

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    Unplug the unit for 20 seconds- 1minute. Plug it in again. You should be able to program from the menu. Hope this works.

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    The coffee maker is defective and not repairable.

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