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How do I upstop the shower head on a mr.coffee 4 cup maker CG series? I have tried compressed air and soaking in vinegar.

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If your clog is organic, a weak lye sollution may dissolve the blockage Once the clog is unblocked then neutralize the lye with vinegar, and flush with water. (lye isnt too bad, its used to make pretzels hard, but it is not the best thing to have unneutralized, it is a strong base, and dissolves most organic things.. vinegar turns it into salt.... which then flushes out with the water

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Slow dripping and ground cup is extremely hot


Have you tried cleaning your coffee maker? If not just fill half of the carafe with white vinegar and let it brew. Keep basket in during cleaning but no filter needed. After running the vinegar through the brew cycle, fill the carafe with plain water and run fresh water through about 3 to 4 times. I do this every 4 to 6 months. I have a light on my coffee maker that lets me know when I need to clean it. I hope this helps.

Feb 27, 2015 | Mr. Coffee 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker

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HOW DO I CLEAN THIS COFFEE POT


I suggest you use vinegar acid.

You need a solution with half part water and half part vinegar acid.

1) pour 4 cups of water into your coffee machines water tank.

2) pour 4 cups of vinegar acid into your coffee machines water tank.

3) turn on your coffee machine to decalc.

4) refill tank with clean cold water and let it run through ( 2 times)

REMEMBER !!! ALWAYS POUR ACID into WATER !!!! AND NOT THE OPPOSITE !!!
If you pour water into acid it can explode and make terrible damages and cause chemical burns!!!

Hope this will help ypu

Jun 28, 2011 | Mr. Coffee JWX27 12-Cup Coffee Maker

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Cleaned my mr coffee pstx properly and the light will not go off . Unplugged it and everything help !!!


!!!!FIXED!!!!

I know this an old question, but I finally fixed mine. Hopefully this will help someone. I have a PSTX Mr. Coffee (10 cup) maker.

Allow me to provide some background first ...

I started a clean cycle, following the instructions in the booklet exactly. I used 4 cups of white vinegar and pressed the clean button. Easy, right? The reservoir emptied about 2/3, the clean light began blinking and an audible (steady) alarm sounded. I waited for 2 hours for that audible alarm to stop, but it never did. Finally, I unplugged the coffee maker, plugged it back in and tried again. Same results. By this time, I figured I had run enough vinegar through it to properly de-calcify the unit, so I repeated the "clean" steps numerous times with just plain water. Same results. I realized that I could still brew coffee; only thing is, the darned clean light would keep coming on when I pressed brew. Surely, I did something wrong or there would be an answer on the web. I searched many answers, but none fixed my problem. So I decided to call Mr. Coffee (US: 800.672.6333 or Canada: 800.667.8623). I navigated through the menu and found the troubleshooting section for cleaning. The automated voice said, "Place 6 cups of cleaner solution or white vinegar in the reservoir...."

Stop the presses! Did she just say 6 cups? The manual clearly states 4 cups. Also, that's what everyone else on the web is reporting.

So I tried it, and I only used water (since the pot was still relatively clean) - 6 cups of water - pressed the clean button. This is what you SHOULD expect:

1. Place 6 cups of cleaner solution or white vinegar in the reservoir
2. Press the "clean" button.
3. When approximately 2/3 of the solution has brewed through, it will [apparently] stop brewing - the "clean" light will begin blinking (but there should NOT be any sort of audible alarm) - let the maker sit; it's still working on the clean cycle.
4. The final 1/3 of the solution will brew through and the cleaning light will shut off.

This CONCLUDES the cleaning cycle.
Of course, you should just perform a few "regular brew" cycles with just plain water to clear out the vinegar (or cleaner solution) odor.

Bottom line: The manual screwed all of us! 6 cups, not 4!

Try it - Hope it works for you as well as it did for me.

John

Nov 16, 2010 | Mr. Coffee 072179228578 12 Cup Coffee...

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Unit does not brew all the water from the resevoir


This usually means that you need to get a new coffee maker.

Nov 19, 2009 | Mr. Coffee 072179228578 12 Cup Coffee...

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Mr Coffee doesn't brew


Usually when that happens you need to clean it out w/ white vinegar and water because it's developed a blockage of some kind. I'd recommend 6 cups vinegar and 6 cups water, and brew it through like a normal brew cycle. If you haven't done this at all in the year that you've owned it then it probably won't work completely the first time. You might have to do it quite a few times, and I suggest doing it at least once a month from here to keep the problem from happening again. And remember to always use a fresh solutution each cycle, don't want anything you take out to go back in, you may not get any coffee then! :)

If you like, there's another way you can do it. Put in the solution of vingear and water, start to brew it, and just when you start seeing it drip into your pot, turn off the unit and let it sit for an hour. Soaking it or running it through several cycles can both help, it's up to you how you go about it.

Aug 28, 2009 | Mr. Coffee 072179228578 12 Cup Coffee...

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DCC-1200 coffeemaker cleaning button flashes constantly after it starts,slowly makes coffee and is strong and lots of steam. I have cleaned twice with vinegar solution. What should I do. The coffee maker...


Make sure that when you do the vinegar solution, you do at least 4 cups of white vinegar, and fill it up the rest of the way (max fill line) with water. The manual says to "fill to capacity with a mixture of 1/3 vinegar and 2/3 water," which lots of people misunderstand, and think it means "1/3 CUP vinegar and 2/3 CUP water," which is not the case. It means 1/3 of your 12 cups (and 1/3 times 12 is 4 cups) of vinegar, and 2/3 of your 12 cups (aka, fill it up the rest of the way) of water.

You might have to let it soak for an hour before you try to brew it--this lets the vinegar work at the calcium buildup a LOT better (kind of like soaking your pots and pans before you try to clean them), but it should definitely work for you. If not, call Cuisinart's tech support (1 800 726 0190) and they might be able to get you a replacement :)

Aug 21, 2009 | Cuisinart DCC-1200 Coffee Maker

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My coffee maker works very slowly after about three weeks of use. Specifically, the water does not pass through the filter and into the pot quickly, if at all. Suggestions?


Try cleaning it with white vinegar. Put in one cup with a potful of water, and let it soak. To get more cleaning, pour the water/vinegar through again, hot. Put in a coffee filter to catch/strain the debris, and you will be able to see if it's helping. When you're through cleaning, pass fresh water through the machine by potfuls, until no traces of vinegar can be detected.
Best regards, --W/D--

Aug 15, 2009 | Mr. Coffee 072179228578 12 Cup Coffee...

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6 month old model JWX27 has display power, but wonit won't brew. It clicks when I push the brew now button, the plate doesn't even heat up.


I HAD A COFFEE MAKER DO THIS AND I TRYED TO GET PARTS FROM THE MANUFACTURER AND THEY WANTED ME TO SEND IT BACK TO THE FOR REPAIRS THEY DON'T WANT THE LIABILITY OF SOME ONE GETTING HURT . BY THE TIME I SHIP THE THING AND PAY FOR PARTS AND LABOR I CAN BUY TWO NEW COFFEE MAKERS. YOU MAKE THE CALL

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Run some water and vinegar mixture through the machine and the light should go out.

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