Coffee Maker has worked fine for a couple of months. Now, put the ground coffee in, put the water in, turn on, nothing happens.
Coffee maker will not perk every time. Somtimes cycling the switch back and forth will result in perk starting.
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Re: Coffee does not brew
If you are elictrically inclined you could take it apart and jump across the switch with a jumper wire or whatever avaialable means see if it works all the time thereby proving the switch to be defective
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My B70 has worked good for about 6 months. Lately it won't brew a full cup of coffee or water for that matter. I have run Limeaway, and also vinegar throught it but nothing works. It seems to me the pump is too weak to make coffee before an apparent time-out occurs.
Cleaning generally won't help a machine that does not work. Heating element has probably burned out. (I am not talking about the heating pad for the carafe!)
For future reference for all the coffee drinkers out there: Simple quick way to clean a drip coffee maker is use Vinegar. Let it brew through the system as you would water. Discard and run fresh water through the system to clear out the vinegar residue left behind. (Make SURE the system has cooled first before running the fresh water through!)
For those that have hard water and the coffee tastes funny. Try a small pinch of salt in the filter basket ON top of the coffee grounds. This will soften the water and hopefully take the bitter taste away.
Guess it is possible large enough calcium deposits could block the hole in the holding tank to prevent the water from percolating to the filter basket. You may wish to check this before tossing. Last minute thought before pushing the post button.
You have an obstruction in the feed line to the heating element. I found coffee grounds before the check valve. I had to take the bottom off it which I am sure the manufacture wouldn't approve of but I was at my wits end and ready to toss it. I just brewed a full pot 10 minutes!!!
We were having the same problem of it quitting the brew cycle about 1/2 way through. We put a mixture of 5 cups vinegar & 5 cups water through followed by a pot of just water and now it works like new. The vineagr must clean some sort of built in sensor.
You probably have coffee ground for a drip coffee pot, not an automatic drip coffee maker. With a drip coffee pot, you put the coffee in and add the hot water on top of that. You might want to try a coffee press. They are fantastic for the finer grinds of coffee. Some Mexican coffees are ground almost as fine as flour and a press works great. You can get a press for about $12 & up.
I wish I could post a solution, but this is exactly what happened to my machine after about a month of use. I don't see any clog nor a way to get to the moving parts that could create a clog. Unfortunate design.
Yup thats the Ticket - EASY FIX -
you have to clean the insides too people... lol.. The best way to do it is to buy citric acid crystals available from your local pharmacy. who knew huh? a couple of tablespoons in distilled water. Brew half the pot and let it sit for 30 min the brew the rest of the pot. Notice the color of your water after your done brewing. probably green from copper.. I could go into much more detail but thats the short answer... brew another pot or two of just plane ole water and bang your good go.. You should do this every month with any coffee pot for better tasting coffee..