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Everything flashing All lights flashing when I came in tonight including descale. I had already cleaned and descaled the machine and used it for 2 days. Will not turn! Manual said to repeat, I did. Why must I leave it running for four hours afterwards? (per manual)Afraid the thing will start a fire. The only way to cut off is to unplug which I did thinking it would reset it"s self. Did not. Help I will NEED this thing in the a.m.

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I have a model Keurig B60, but when it has some issues like this, I unplug it for at least a minute. This is usually sufficient to de-engergize the circuits and it will work again afterwards.

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SOURCE: CANNOT PRIME PUMP AFTER DESCALING - therefore CANNOT MAKE COFFEE

first vinegar is not strong enought proper descaler for expresso machine and in our water container the hole in the bottom put water in the tank with a hoseor turkey juicer our anything you got push water in hole you need to pressurize to forse the pummp to trim itself hope it help fixya pierre

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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SOURCE: I've gotten to the point where the descale light

Go to Keurig.com and click on FAQ. Follow that to maintenance and it will describe the de-scale process.

Posted on Apr 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Descaled the Keurig - light still on.

Try running water through without the K Cup inside. My machine has the same problem and the "descale" message goes away after using this procedure. I am beginning to think that the bottom line on all of this is a pump that is steadily weakening.

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Our machine has been descaled two time using the

Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.

you can contact Keurig at 1-866-901-2739 or Keurig.com
You do have a 1 year warranty, and if you are out of warranty. They will give a discount on a new unit.

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SOURCE: My 6 month old keurig

Hi,

Here is a tip that I wrote that will give you some things to try that will helpyou get your Keurig coffee brewer workingagain.

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