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When the ON button is pressed, the machine turns on then turns off after a 5-6 second delay.

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  • teresa_jeff Jul 16, 2009

    Thanks NormanZ. I am familiar with the water filter "stick" you spoke of, but this machine does not have one ~ I can look directly into the tubing from the water tank. Our water here is very hard, so I do clean the coffee maker religiously (usually once a month), alternating between the vinegar/water solution and the official Mr. Coffee cleaner. I am a bit of an electronics geek, so I took the maker apart today to check components...the switch does function properly, as does the relay. What is the function of the device externally mounted to the metal tubing? It looks like a thermistor or some other sensing device ~ It shows infinite resistance when at room temp. as well as when heated with a hair dryer. Any thoughts? Thanks, again for your input. JeffW

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Hello teresa_jeff,
On most coffee makers there are two filters: the coffee filter and the water filter. Open the lid and look for a water filter "stick" and pull it out. Open it up and clean out the carbon filter and gunk. Clean out the debris in the bottom of the cavity. Frequently, the clogged water filter prevents the switch from staying on when pressed due to a sensor. Try to clean the system with 2 part water and 1 part vinegar, rinse with a pot of fresh water run through. If these suggestions fail to remedy your switch problem then it most likely would be a defective switch.
I hope that this helps you. Happy brewing! NormanZ

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

  • NORMAN ZINK Jul 16, 2009

    Hello JeffW,
    Well you are ahead of me when it comes to electronics.
    I would like to recommend the following link for Mr coffee
    makers: http://diplofix.com/forum/MR%20COFFEE
    They have a forum for your exact model along with
    instruction manuals. You might be able to get a specific
    answer there.
    Good luck and happy brewing. NormanZ

    BTW, my ham radio call sign is N8FUN.


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My b2300 bread maker wont start on the 15 min delay after i push the start button .......why? i hate this machine and wont recommend one to anyone.......love my old sunbeam machine which just broke down...


Addressing Power-up/Start-up Issues:


1. Unplug the breadmaker.

2. Confirm the power source you're accessing is live using a blender, toaster, etc.

3. Plug the breadmaker in.

4. Confirm the breadmaker is receiving power:


    1. Some models have a built-in off/on switch. Turn it to the ON position.
    2. Some models make an audible tone when plugged in.
    3. Some models have a colored light and/or a lighted display screen that lights up.
    4. Some models require you press the Select button down until the unit powers up.
    5. Some models require you press the Start button down until the unit powers up.
    6. Some models require you press the Select button first to select a mode, then press the Start button.


3. No, you were not able to confirm that your breadmaker is receiving power? Sorry to hear that. Attempt to have the breadmaker serviced by a small appliance repair facility or discard it.


4. Yes, you have confirmed that your breadmaker is receiving power? Fantastic! Now reboot the breadmaker's electronics by pressing down continuously on the Start button until you notice a visible and/or audible confirmation, usually within 5 to 10 seconds. Beware: Some models require you press the Select button first to select a mode, then press and hold the Start button to reboot the system.

That should fix it. Hope this helps!

Special Note: Often the + and - Timer Delay buttons are pressed by mistake, delaying Start by up to 12 hours. If you suspect the Timer Delay feature has been engaged accidentally, you'll need to reboot the breadmaker's electronics. You can do this by pressing down on the Start button continuously until you notice a visible and/or audible confirmation, usually within 5 to 10 seconds. Beware: Some models require you press the Select button first to select a mode, then press and hold the Start button to reboot the system.

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Addressing Power-up/Start-up Issues:


1. Unplug the breadmaker.

2. Confirm the power source you're accessing is live using a blender, toaster, etc.

3. Plug the breadmaker in.

4. Confirm the breadmaker is receiving power:


    1. Some models have a built-in off/on switch. Turn it to the ON position.
    2. Some models make an audible tone when plugged in.
    3. Some models have a colored light and/or a lighted display screen that lights up.
    4. Some models require you press the Select button down until the unit powers up.
    5. Some models require you press the Start button down until the unit powers up.
    6. Some models require you press the Select button first to select a mode, then press the Start button.


3. No, you were not able to confirm that your breadmaker is receiving power? Sorry to hear that. Attempt to have the breadmaker serviced by a small appliance repair facility or simply discard it.


4. Yes, you have confirmed that your breadmaker is receiving power? Fantastic! Now reboot the breadmaker's electronics by pressing down continuously on the Start button until you notice a visible and/or audible confirmation, usually within 5 to 10 seconds. Beware: Some models require you press the Select button first to select a mode, then press and hold the Start button to reboot the system.

Often the + and - Timer Delay buttons are pressed by mistake, delaying Start by up to 12 hours. If you suspect the Timer Delay feature has been engaged accidentally, you'll need to reboot the breadmaker's electronics. You can do this by pressing down on the Start button continuously until you notice a visible and/or audible confirmation, usually within 5 to 10 seconds. Beware: Some models require you press the Select button first to select a mode, then press and hold the Start button to reboot the system.


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