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Krups fmf4 coffeemaker - why has it stopped heating the water and brewing coffee?

This coffeemaker will not brew coffee - the water does not get heated and filter through the coffee filter.

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SOURCE: krups 453 coffee maker - won't to brew/heat

I just had the same failure, but fortunately, had already bought a used 10-cup unit a few months back as a spare.

The component in question is a thermal circuit breaker, of the sort which does not reset. Once activated, it is destroyed,  

I have been unsuccessful locating the same component on the internet, but it seems to be a very high temperature unit, with the nomenclature "Tf 318 C" which because of the lower case "f", leads me to conclude that it's designed to trip at 318 degrees, C, or a very healthy 604 degrees, F.

Similar fuses in other appliances range around 230 degrees C (446 degrees F),  which is in the ballpark.

The failure is easy to verify.  If blown, there will be powdery white residue on the inside of the bottom plastic cover near the part.  Also, an ohmeter will show an open circuit across the contacts.  (Unplug the unit before measuring!)

Screws to remove the bottom cover are three tamper resistant torx screws.  

If I am unable to find an exact replacement, I will use a thermal fuse in the same power and temperature range (10 Amps, 300 degrees C trip).

Because my unit unequivocably did not experience over temperature conditions, I suspect this is a component aging issue and that there is no other problem with the coffee maker.

Supporting this is the fact that the unit works fine after I moved the good part from my spare coffeemaker to the dead one.  

Posted on Apr 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Krups model KM7005 water wont heat

Mine had the same problem ... all the lights are on, but no heating on the plate, and no dripping of water.

After a weekend on the workbench, I've mastered this machine. The KM7005 has 2 x MicroTemp G4 thermal cutoff (TCO) fuses which interrupt the Live line, for overheat protection. Mine didn't overheat per se, but the TCO blew anyway. Not reset-able ... need to be replaced with a soldering iron. I'll be happy to advise you to fix this, or fix it for you. Write me at KM7005@flightsystems.biz.

Posted on Oct 19, 2009

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SOURCE: water will not drop to make coffee....

I your plate is not heating, no water will flow. This seems to be a common problem with this rig. So far, I've helped 13 people on this site with exactly the same problem ... all the lights are on, but no heating on the plate and no dripping water.

After a weekend on the workbench, I've mastered this machine. The KM7000 has 2 x MicroTemp G4 thermal cutoff (TCO) fuses which interrupt the Live line, for overheat protection. Mine didn't overheat per se, but the TCO blew anyway. Not reset-able ... need to be replaced with a soldering iron. I'll be happy to advise you to fix this, or fix it for you. Write me at KM7000@flightsystems.biz

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In the future, make sure you do not add water to the reservoir unless the coffeemaker has been turned of for at least five minutes. This will help prolong the life of the heating element.

The heating element will naturally degrade over time. But, it can incur sudden damage when the reservoir is refilled with water too soon - while the element is still hot. Because of the simple design, if the coffeemaker is on, then both the warming plate's heating element and the reservoir's heating element are on. So, after a brewing cycle is complete, the reservoir's heating element stays on. Without any in the reservoir to keep it cool, the heating element superheats. So, if water is put in the reservoir while the coffeemaker is on or before the element has adequately cooled, the sudden burst of steam from the water contacting the element can be quite violent.

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You can wipe down the inner-sides of the reservoir for a slightly better maintenance cleaning. But, 4 cups of pure white vinegar (no water added) in the hour-long cleaning cycle followed by two pots of fresh water in the brewing cycle is really the best way to clean the rest of the inner-parts which contact the liquids.

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