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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The tool is a special tool that is either meant to be vandal or idiot proof. Being one of the aforementioned I bought a set of these special tools at Sears. The first problem is Cuisinart recesses the hole so much that my tool can not remove the screw. I tried widening the hole using a drill bit but it cracked and broke.
As for using a hose from a hardware store, I have been there and done that. The hose attatched to the warmer side melted and leaked everywhere.
Posted on May 14, 2008
You probably have coffee ground for a drip coffee pot, not an automatic drip coffee maker. With a drip coffee pot, you put the coffee in and add the hot water on top of that. You might want to try a coffee press. They are fantastic for the finer grinds of coffee. Some Mexican coffees are ground almost as fine as flour and a press works great. You can get a press for about $12 & up.
Posted on Jan 30, 2009
It sounds like the release at the bottom of the basket was not open when you put the pot in to receive the coffee. You might check the release on the basket by takin the basket out, putting water in the basket and tripping (pushing up) on the botton on the bottom to see if the water flows through. It could be clogged.
You should clean the coffee maker about every 30 pots of coffee to keep scale from gathering in the heating tubes.
Posted on May 19, 2009
I had this problem after about a year of use. The thermal carafe lid had become clogged enough with coffee sludge (fine grounds/oil) and hard water deposits to slow the flow through the lid. I soaked the lid in a bowl of 2 cups hot soapy water + 2/3 cup white vinegar for a few hours, agitating the lid in the mixture every 1/2 hour or so.
Then, I rinsed the lid and packed baking soda in every opening and dropped it back into the mixture - hoping the fizzing action of the baking soda+vinegar would help loosen any remaining sludge.
I rinsed it again, and whacked it against the side of the sink for a final effort to loosen sludge. Repeated the baking soda + rinse + whacking a couple of times. No more problems.
In the future, I plan to do the soak at every Cleaning cycle/every couple of months.
Or, if you don't want to deal with it, replacement thermal carafe lids are available from Cuisinart for $6 + shipping.
Posted on Jan 11, 2010
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Jul 05, 2015 | Mr. Coffee Coffee Makers & Espresso...
you've got a coffee filter pot as this is the
most common kind (especially as
1. Boil the water.
2. Put the filter (should come with the
pot) into the filter holder.
3. Add 2 level tbsp. of ground coffee
per 6 oz of water.
4. Pour some of the hot water over the
coffee grounds, giving them a few seconds to swell.
5. Now add the rest of the hot water and
allow the coffee to slowly drip through the filter.
6. Remove the filter with the coffee
grounds in just before the final drops of water go through.
7. Now sit down and enjoy!
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