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Will not despense tea

Fill the water holder no tea came out put way more water in and only poured out 16oz not sure why

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  • don35 Nov 17, 2007

    Same problem. Most of my tea is turning into steam. Not sure why yet.

  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    Why use vinegar if my Tea maker is brand new?

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Brew vinegar through it. Stop the brewing cycle halfway through and let it sit overnight. Should work better.

Posted on Jan 09, 2008

  • don35 Oct 09, 2009

    I also pulled out the little funnel looking guide above the teapot and cleaned it. It was clogged in a big way!

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Fill the jug to the brim with water
Pour this water into the part that has picture of cups.
Next put enough coffee or tea into the filter above the now empty jug. Depending on how strong you have your coffee.
Put this back into place.
Turn it on and coffee automatically drips into jug to the brim. Hence why at start you fill it to the brim. It won't overflow. Once filled turn it off
POUR COFFEE INTO CUPS.
Add favourite extras milk sugar etc...

Jan 25, 2014 | Sport & Outdoor - Others

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I don't have a manual on how to use the Sunbeam Tea Drop Hot Tea maker, where do I find how to use it ?


I had the same problem as mine was given to me without the instructions, but its very simple to use. You just open the top of it, remove the little tea basket and the basket holder. Next you want to fill the little pot to the desired amount of ounces and then poor it down into the tea maker. never go past the fill line that's etched inside cause you will be cleaning up water from everywhere! Next, put the pot on the heated plate and put the tea basket and holder back in place. Put your chosen tea in the little basket and then close the top of the tea maker. It will start to brew the tea now. Always have your pot in place before closing the top, otherwise the tea will start brewing all over the hot plate. you'll probably hear this crackling popping sound, and that's just the tea maker heating and pushing the heated water through the machine. Once the tea maker has stopped crackling and popping and is no longer dripping, the tea is ready. When you get done using it, run a full pot of water through the machine to clean it. Repeat until water comes out clear. Also clean your basket and holder and occasionally you're gonna want to clean the part where the tea drips from the maker into the pot. You just reach under and pull it out, clean it and replace it. It just slides right out and back in. Tea can stain it and build up there, so you definitely want to clean that. Be really careful because it gets really hot, and releases lots of steam if you happen to open it while its brewing for some reason. Occasionally you will need to clean the inside of the actual tea maker. When you do this, make sure it is unplugged. Make sure not to get the hot plate wet. Clean with soapy water and carefully rinse it out. there's a little rubber stopper inside at the back of it and you want to take it out while cleaning and put it back when you're done. Once you've gotten it all cleaned and rinsed out, run a few pots of water through it, and if there's nothing in the machine or pot, it should be clean. If there is, carefully rinse the inside of the machine out again, then run a pot of water through again. If there's still stuff in the machine, just keep repeating til the water and machine are clear. I cant stress enough to be careful because of the electrical parts and you don't want to ruin the machine. Just take your time and be careful. Hope this was helpful!

Sep 22, 2011 | Sunbeam Tea Drop Tea Maker HTM5B

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How to make ice tea , in the iced tea maker


Recipe for Ice Tea
1. Take one teaspoon of Tea
2. Bring a small saucepan of water to a boil. Pour ½ cup water over the tea leaves. Brew for 3 - 5 minutes. Add honey, stirring well.
3. Add enough ice so tea reaches the 1-cup mark. Fill 2 tall glasses with ice. Add ½ cup tea and several lemon slices to each and stir.

Feb 20, 2011 | Mr. Coffee Iced Tea Maker TM1S

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How to use mr coffee tea appliance


First clean the pitcher, lid, steeping basket and steeping basket before you use it the first time. Run a brewing cycle without any tea the first time and discard the water.

With the unit unplugged, fill the pitcher with water to the top water level mark on the pitcher and then pour the water into the reservoir. Do not overfill. Place the steeping basket and lid on top of the machine. Place a tray of ice cubes into the pitcher. Turn the steeping dial to open. Put the lid with the spout open on the pitcher and slide it, spout first, under the machine. Plug in the unit and turn it on. Wait until it turns off automatically.

For brewing, fill the pitcher with water to the line for the desired amount of tea. Pour this water into the reservoir (with the steeping basket and lid removed). Place a Mr Coffee filter into the steeping basket and add the desired amount of tea bags or loose tea. You can add sugar or lemon over the top of the tea if desired. Slide the steeping basket into the unit and put on the lid with the steeping dial set to closed. Fill the pitcher with ice to the desired ice level or with cold water to the same volume as poured into the reservoir. (If you are using water, put the pitcher in the refrigerator to chill.) Slide the pitcher with the lid on under the brewer and make sure the lid is open over the spout. Plug in and turn on the brewer. When the brewing cycle is done, it will turn off. Turn the steeping dial to open to drain the remaining tea from the steeping basket. (Let the remaining tea sit longer before opening the dial if you want stronger tea.)

You can get the manual from http://www.mrcoffee.com/Products.aspx?cid=43 . Click on the link for the TM3 (all the models in a series work the same way).

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Jan 16, 2011 | Sunbeam Mr. Coffee Iced Tea Maker, TM3PS...

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How to?


I unfortunately found this site to be unhelpful. :( I am doing a trial and error thing until I am able to figure this out on my own. I am using it similar to a coffee maker. I put two tea bags in, filled the water up to the water line, poured water into the top, fill the jug with ice to the fill line, plugged it in and pressed start.

Aug 22, 2009 | Ice Cream Makers

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My dad gave me his Mr. Coffee Ice Tea Maker, but I have no instructions on how to use it. Can you please help?


Specifics may have changed for newer models -- we've had ours and used it happily for many years -- but the basics are simple.
(1) Fill the pitcher with water up to the "water" line and pour that water into the top of the appliance.
(2) Fill the pitcher with ice up to the "ice" line.
(3) Place a coffee filter and a family-sized tea bag into the top of the brew/steep basket and put the cover on that basket.
(4) Put the brew/steep basket on top of the pitcher.
(5) Slide the pitcher next to the appliance, such that the hot water exit port on the side of the appliance lines up with the entry port on the brew/steep basket.
(6) Press the "on" switch on the front of the appliance and wait for the tea to brew.
(7) When the brewing/steeping process is over, the appliance turns itself off.  Replace the brew/steep basket with the pitcher lid for pouring and storage.  Discard the tea bag and coffee filter, and rinse the brew/steep basket.
(8) Enjoy your tea! 

Aug 17, 2008 | Hamilton Beach Iced Tea Maker

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How to


Fill the pitcher with water to the water level park on the pitcher and pour into water intake in the top of the tea brewer.
Fill pitcher to ice level mark (if there isn't one, put in about 2 - 3 trays).
Make sure that the brew basket lever is closed by pushing in then down.
Put 6 - 10 regular tea bags in brew basket and place brew basket on top of pitcher.
Slide the pitcher with the brew basket under the machine where the water comes out and make sure it is snug. Turn machine on.
When the machine is done brewing, the unit will shut off automatically.
Carefully slide the pitcher away from the machine and release the lever. This will let the tea pour into the pitcher.
That's it! Just don't put the pitcher, lid or brew basket in the dishwasher - that's how I ruined my first one.

Jan 24, 2008 | Mr. Coffee Iced Tea Maker TM1S

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Sediment in my electric tea kettle


it is very hard to get rid off ass the sediment comes from the tap water untill you boil the water you dont see this sediment and take it for granted that the water is clean but as soon as you put it in a electric kettle this sediment builds up on the element then it brakes off and floats around in the kettle most new kettles have a filter near the spout so when you pour the water out it traps it in the filter then this can be removed and cleaned but the sediment floating in the kettle is hard to get out you can clean the element and descale it and then just keep pouring water in and out of kettle till its all out but it will soon build up again there are two ways to stop sediment one is filter all the water before putting in kettle but this can be slow process so not worth doing or the best sollution is buy a kettle that has a filter by the spout of the kettle and clean this regularly hope this is some help to you............................................

Nov 17, 2007 | Bodum (5600-01USA) CURL Electric Kettle

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