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Coffee ground are coming out of the k-cup area

B60 or b66 not sure..machine is stopping mid cycle and k-cup grinds are backing out..using kona coffee..i have run machine without a kup thru each of the 3 cup cycles seems ok but jams when i use a k cup
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Make sure the needle in the bottom of the K cup holder is not missing, broken or bent. Also, look at your used K cup when it comes out. Is there a hole in the top and the bottom? It sounds like the pressure is building up within the K cup due to a backup at the bottom of it. This could also occur if the bottom needle hole is obstructed. Be careful...the needles are sharp!

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