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Water coming out from underneath bottom of unit

I am losing 1/2 pot of clear water every time I put water in to make coffee or just water for tea. I have emptyed the whole thing and turned over and found nothing only screws that have rusted from the water leaking through. is there a fix or do we need to replace?

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If this is one of those units with the leaver that starts brewing when you close the fill lid, I have the fix. What has happened is that the "tank" that holds the just added water has deteriated due to heat from the stailess steel tank that hold the hot brewing water. This tank remains hot as long as the side switch is in the "on" position. You will have to remove the (3) screws that you can see from the top of the coffee maker. (2) are under the lid where you fill water. Remove the top of unit. You will find the lever in this "tank". You will need to remove the lever to access the fitting that screw into the stainless steel tank. This is the area that has deteriated from the heat. You will also need to remove (2) screws to be able to remove this "tank" for repair. After you clean the area where the "fitting" was removers from the top of the stailess steel tank. Apply a bead of RTV silicone around this area. This can be found in automotive stores. The RTV will form a seal around this deteriated area. IMPORTANT Make sure you don;t put to much RTV on parts. You don;t want to interfere with the seal on the leaver. Replace the "tank" along with the washer & fitting. Replace the (2) screws also. Replace the leaver. Replace the top cover with the (3) screws. Let unit sit overnight to allow RTV to set. I have done this fix twice. 3 years apart. I have not been able to find this part to purchase sepratlly. I can't see paying $85 for a refurbished unit.

Posted on Aug 07, 2009

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I had similar problem with unit leaking from bottom . Leak is actually inside the fill tank on top. Mine is not lever activated. I removed three screws from tank top, lifted out the cover then unscrewed the tank to heater orfice. this is a brass fitting which can be removed using a table knife handle as an oversize screwdriver. The seal under the fitting has failed. By inserting an o ring under the fitting and reassembling the unit, the leaf has been repaired. o ring size is approximately 1 & 1/4 inches in dia. you can find at local hardware.

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See to it that there is no leak,check it out.

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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