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Water filter Can you take the water filter out? I received my coffee maker from a friend who passed away so I can't ask her.Is it totally necessary?

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It's helpful, but not necessary to use the charcoal water filters. Pull the charcoal water filter out of the basin and open it up to empty out the existing filters. Then snap the water filter holder back into place - you have to have the holder in place even if the filters are not inside.

Here is a link to the manual:
http://www.cuisinart.com/share/man/25_man.pdf

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Posted on Jan 15, 2009

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