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Water will not pump out of resevoir completely -- the water appears to be getting trapped. It starts to "steam" because the water gets trapped and has nowhere to go so the constant heat on the water forces it out the back vent holes as steam. Only about 1/3 of the water actually ends up in the carafe. And it keeps making the sound it would normally make when it was at the end of the brewing cycle -- that hissing, steaming sound.

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Run half a caraffe of vinegar and half a craffe of water just as if it were coffee. You may have to do this up to 3 times. Then run a full caraffe of water to flush out the vinegar. Should be better after that. I would do this once a month as part of regular maintenance on the Cuisinart coffeemakers.

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