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Beeping for no reason

My grind and brew is beeping for no reason. I've only had it a few months and took everything out to clean it, as I do every day, and it just started beeping. I unplugged it, changed the time, program and put pieces back in it and it is still beeping. Any ideas?

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When you were cleaning it, you may have broken off the stem that presses the plunger in when the lid is closed. I did the same thing and glued it back on with Gorilla Glue. Sometimes if it starts beeping, you can press the plunger in with a pen and it will finally *******!

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The constant beeping is caused by either 1 part being out of place, or the lid being open. Double check the charcoal water filter holder, the brew basket, and the grind chamber to make sure they are in palce. Then close the lid. If the beeping persists, unplug the unit for 20 minutes or longer and replug. Good luck!

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So i had this same problem for months, and it was the plunger that presses the button down. if thats your problem then its an easy fix:
i took just a regular screw that could screw into the plastic peice that used to hold the "button pusher"

then i used a pair of wire cutters and cut the screw down to 3/8ths of an inch(easier then i expected, but watch out for shrapnel) then take the 3/8s part and use a pair of needle nose pliers, or vice grips and screw it into the plastic piece about an 1/8th of an inch
close the lid and if the beeping stops then you're golden. if not, then it sucks to ****.

Posted on Dec 02, 2011

  • ryne easen Dec 02, 2011

    also you may want to sterilize the screw in something.

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