Question about Mr. Coffee CGX20 12-Cup Coffee Maker
You either have a bad thermostat,heating element,cord, or limit.If it was me I would check each component with a meter for continuity. Get a cheap meter that beeps when you touch the 2 leads together. This is continuity or a continuous circuit. One of them things I mentioned is kaput. This is not rocket science. Limits can be bought cheap. Let me know what you find out.
Posted on May 09, 2009
The following instructions shuld have you in hot coffee in the am.
S E T T I N G T H E C L O C K A N D D E L A Y B R E W T I M E
On programmable models CGX20/CGX23 & CGTX84/CGTX85 only
To Set the Clock:
1. Plug the power cord into a standard electrical outlet. The clock will flash on the control panel to
indicate that the time has not been set yet.
2. Press and hold the HOUR and MINUTE buttons until you
reach the current time. The PM indicator will light on the left
of the display.
The clock is now set!
NOTE: Pressing any button before setting the clock will cause
the clock to start keeping time from 12:00 a.m. You must set
the clock if you want to use the Delay Brew feature.
To Set the Delay Brew Time:
After setting the clock, simply press and hold the SET DELAY
button (Figure 1), and set the brew time by pressing the HOUR
and MINUTE buttons. The PM indicator will light up on the
The Delay Brew Time is now set!
NOTE: To activate the DELAY BREW cycle, see the “Brewing Coffee Later” section.
To check the programmed time, push the SET DELAY button. The display will show the time you have
programmed the coffee to brew.
Posted on Dec 30, 2009
Mike: I have the same problem. I measured the resistance, and they are open, infinite resistance. I soldered a heavy brass wire across them to bypass them. Pot works fine. I turned it on, no smoke no excess heating of the wire. Made a pot of coffee, waited the required two hours and it turned itself off as is supposed. Replaced the bottom held on by several Phillips-head self tapping screws. Have no idea why the "resistors" were even there. Could it be they are capacitors? I doubt that. Capacitors short and resistors open, if the capacitors were shorted they would stll pass current to the heating element. Seems to me they have to be resistors. Roy
Posted on Feb 06, 2011
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