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Cuisinart DCC-240 drip lid came apart, how to reassemble?

Hi, the little lid with a little coil spring came apart and I don't know how to put it all back together! Help!

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You may not be able to put it back on, in case you can't it is no bigee, all this does is prevent coffee from running everywhere if you remove the pot before the maker is finished making coffee.

Wait for it to be done and you will just have just a drip or two.

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