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Lower tank lose of pressure

The problem manifests itself by very little water being served. I have taken everything apart a number of times to try fix the problem. I have replaced all the silicon hoses but still have the same problem. If I push down on the plunger stem while the machine is going through a cycle I can get it to work. If I do not push on the stem I get a little water but then I can hear bubbles in the tank indicating that the silicon seal at the bottom is not sealing.
My impression is that either there is not enough suction or there is a problem with the seal at the bottom. Looking at it I can see nothing visibily wrong with the seal.
Any thoughts?

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  • kha911 Nov 18, 2007

    We have owned this unit for at least 2.5 years and in that time I have never once turned it off for any period longer than a few minutes. Until this morning it has never had any issue what so ever. I never hit the brew button until the green light is one and blinking.

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The only thought I have is that knowing the brewer is supposed to be left on for a long time and water kept in it a long time, Are you doing this? They talk about leaving it on all the time unless your not going to use it for days. It only has a 60 watt heater in it. So its going to take a long time to ready up to dispense. I am talking over 10 minutes. Do you get the ready to brew light before brewing?

Posted on Nov 18, 2007

  • Greg Stokes
    Greg Stokes Nov 18, 2007

    Hi KHA911,



    The only thing I think about your Keurig is that something may be in the way of allowing a good seal. You say you can get it to work buy pressing the plunger stem. Something is not seated correctly if your having to force it into place by pressing on the stem. Take it apart again and carefully make sure everything goes together snuggly when you put it back together. Look where parts come together to see if something is restricting the mating. Other than this, It is my only thoughts. I can suggest you call Keurig at 1866-901-Brew. They may come through for you and fix it. I am assuming you're using the K-cups from them regularly.

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