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Water leaking our bottom of machine

Our baseball league has a VPR series commerical Bunn coffee maker. Has worked well for past 3 years but when we opened our concession stand for this season, water went everywhere but where it was supposed to (ie; water leaked out the bottom). It sat idle all winter; what is the problem & can it be fixed?

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Hello. Anything can be fixed, its how much do you want to pay ? :)
Anyway, it sounds like the tank basin fitting is clogged, or blocked by something, or scale build up. Take the lid off, unplug first please, then look down into the hole in the basin. This should be open to allow water to go into the tank, clean if not. The pipe to the spray head, up under the funnel may be clogged also, there is a "deliming spring" that is supposed to be used to keep this clean/clear, you can get from Bunn, or a local servicer found under "restaurant equipment repair". If you don't have one, a spring, you can use some wire, not very big though, it has to make 2, 90degree bends, about 18 inches long.

Hope that helped, and thank you.
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