Question about DeLonghi DCM485 Coffee Maker
The lights are on and the time display is working but the brewing won't start. It worked one day and then wouldn't the next. Any ideas?
Burnt thermal fuse or heater does heater work under coffee pot? :)
Posted on Jul 03, 2009
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Posted on Oct 22, 2011
Check continuity across the thermal fuse and through the heating element. My thermal fuse was fine the heating element is bad. Can't find a replacement.
Posted on Feb 07, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
You have not missed anything. Unplugging for longer than 16 minutes (has 15-minute memory) is the only troubleshooting you can perform. Call Cuisinart to find out if you are still in warranty. All electronics have a failure rate. Cuisinart's is acceptably low, but their coffee makers are the least reliable of all their products. The basic problem with electronic coffee makers is that coffee makers produce high heat, and high heat kills electronics and melts plastic. At least Cuisinart has a 3-year warranty - higher than the industry standard.
Let me put it another way. All coffee makers have a high failure rate. As many Cuisinart coffee makers that break down, the non-Grind-and-Brews still have a 91 rating from Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports doesn't give ANYTHING a 91 rating. A lot break, but you probably won't fare much better by switching to a different brand. The problem with a Cuisinart breaking down is that an expensive unit broke down - you wouldn't be upset if your $15 Mr. Coffee broke every year. The law of averages is on your side - a 2nd Cuisinart will probably last longer.
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Posted on Dec 17, 2008
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Posted on Oct 29, 2011
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