Question about Keurig Special Edition B60 Coffee Maker
It is making an unusual sound that it wasn't making before. I know it makes a gurgling and burping type noise to heat the water, but the last couple days it has changed to a slow squeegee sound. The best way I can describe it is like on Willy Wonka when they get sprayed with whipping cream and go through the cleaner. HELP! Do I take it back for a new one or can it be fixed? I've only had it a couple weeks.
It may be time to descale. Most models will give you a message when it's time to have the mineral deposits cleaned.
HERES HOW TO DO THAT...
Empty water resevoir. Disable auto off. Pour approx 48 oz of undiluted white vinegar into resevoir. PLace large mug on drip plate, run brew cycle, dump contents of mug in sink. DO NOT USE A K-CUP.
Repeat this process until the add water light is indicated.
Let brewer stand for at least 4 hours while still on.
Discard any residual vinegar in the resevoir and rinse thorughly.
AFTER approx 4 hours...fill resevoir with water.
PLace a large mug on the drip plate and water brew cycle. Pour the contents of the mug into the sink.
REPEAT this brew process until the add water light is indicated.
YOU MAY NEED TO REPEAT THIS "RINSE" PROCESS if you notice any residual taste.
Posted on Nov 25, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The brewer should be de-scaled at least every 3-6 months. Scale is harmless, but if left unattended, it can hinder optimal brewer performance. De-scaling your brewer regularly helps maintain the heating element, removable water reservoir and other parts of the brewer that come in contact with water. Better water quality and water heating means a better cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa or iced beverage. We recommend de-scaling your brewer at least every 6 months (every 3 months if your water has a high mineral content). The de-scaling process involves using 48 ounces of undiluted white vinegar.
Take 48 oz of white vinegar. place in tank. pretend you are making coffee (Do No Use K Cup). let the water fill you mug. then empty that mug. Do it again until tank is empty. then let sit for 4 hours.
Then fill with fresh water to the top. let that tank of water run thru. towards the end taste the water.
If you taste vinegar..use more clean water, until the taste is ok.
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Posted on Dec 21, 2010
Do you have hard water or othe deposits in the water.? It may have just limed up. Try soaking it for a couple of days with Vinigar and water . put a healthy amount right in there add sum H20 and waite. this may free it up Good luck. DSFD
Posted on Apr 13, 2009
So folks to solve this problem I used the last resort....don't laugh, but I actually started to hit the machine very hard on the top and from the side and all of sudden it started to work. When in doubt hit it!
Posted on Oct 19, 2009
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