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Keurig spits water and grounds out of the top hole in the cup. Is there supposed to be a rubber seal on the top needle?

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check to see if the outlet hole is plugged up and use a tooth pik to clean it out then try bo brew again..

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1. Power off machine.

2. Using a metal paperclip, insert it into left side of top needle. It must insert at least 1" deep. Insert it into slot on right side and again from back of needle.

3. Remove KCup cradle. Separate bottom from top. In the top section, insert the paperclip up into bottom needle from the bottom upwards. It will not go all the way thru and this is normal.

4. Reassemble KCup cradle and reinsert it back into coffee maker.

5. Power on machine.

6. Brew a cup of water only. There may be coffee grounds in the water and these should eventually clear during the remaining steps. NOTE: A large cup brew cycle should output a full 8 ounces (235cc). Less means there is still a blockage

Posted on Oct 07, 2010

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SOURCE: my Keurig b60 is spitting water into reservoir instead of kcup

I had a similar problem except there was no water going into the K-cup. I fooled around with the machine for awhile but I had no luck. Figuring I had nothing to lose, I broke out a can of air that one uses to clean computer keyboards. I sprayed the air into the nozzle that puts water back into the reservoir and air came out of the water intake hole but not the needle that puts water into the K-cup. This meant that there was a block between the the needle and the reservoir. I plugged the water intake hole with a towel and my fingers then sprayed the air into the same nozzle. All of a sudden, a large blast of water came out of the needle. The machine worked after this. Just be careful not to put your hand in front of the needle because the water might be hot. Also, unplug your machine before doing any tinkering. Hope this might help some people.

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Important discovery I wanted to share.

My B31 Kuerig worked great for over a year, then suddenly seemed unable to spit out any coffee or even water when no coffee pack was loaded. Descaling did nothing to fix ... only a drop or two of water (or vinegar) could flow out the machine.

I was able to fix it by clearing grounds stuck in the holes of the TOP needle, NOT the needle opening in the funnel for the bottom of the cups.

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make sure the k-cup is being punctured at the bottom... If the answer is YES... then take the K-cup holder out of the Keurig unit... verify you can put a paperclip into the needle of that piece from the inside of the shell and it comes out the bottom
that shell is actually 2 pieces and unsnaps... making it earier for you to check... once we know there is no obstruction in the bottom needle, then we need to make sure the rubber gasket in the top arm is ok... didnt come off..
the top needle that punches a hole in the k-cup, has a round rubber seal around it..
If it's not there, then it got stuck on the top of a k-cup, and you need to search the garbage for it...

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If the rubber seal is there... hmm. while your making coffee next down on the top arm... just enough to see if the ground stop... id that's the case, then we need to step back and think if we are dealing with either a bad seal, or a fatigued top arm..
My hunch is a bad seal... and possibly try to attempt to reseat it back into the arm... it cound be smashed in and needs to be coaxed back out..

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since you said usually... I suspect the rubber seal that surrounds the top needle is not seating well...
you can verify this by making a beverage with a k-cup and, just before the water starts, add a little hand pressure to the K-cup arm pushing down a little bit... not hard...
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when the consistency of the water changes, it tells me to look for leaks or unusual percolation of water...

you can verify the K-cup holder is ok... but another way to simulate the hand pressure is to put a shim of some sorts under the lip of the k-cup... like the thickness of a couple sheets of paper under the rim... not the actual k-cup... but the k-cup holder... raising it up a smidge is the same as the slight hand pressure...

I would look to see if the rubber seal has come loose around the top needle....

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