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Coffee doesn't brew full pot

Trail run for the first time using H2O only. When making 12 cup pot, only 8 cups fill the pot and remainder 4 stays in the filter.

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  • gwijibo Oct 13, 2008

    I have the same problem. The coffe maker shuts off after a few minutes and beeps as if it is the end of the cycle.

    You have to Re-Start the brewing process. It has ben getting worse and sometimes have to turn the machine back on 8 to 10 times before the entire pot is brewed.

    Does anyone have an answer for this problem.

    Thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    I fill the reservoir to 12 cups but only 4 cups brews.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    not making full cup of coffee

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    coffee maker only brews about 30 sec. enough for about 2 cups of coffee not the 1 gallon caraffe its designed to fill

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    only happened in last 2 pots...

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    The program auto off does not work

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    coffee is staying in the filter not coming out through the hole, coming out the sides.and does not stop when you take the pot off while brewing

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    I set the timer but for some reason coffee pot does not turn on anymore

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    water pumps fine, temp is good, it acts like the k-cup holder is clogged?

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Run 2 cups distilled white vinegar and 2 cups water through the system - brew it like it was regular coffee. Then run plain water through the coffemaker to rinse the vinegar out and make sure the decalcification was successful. Repeat as needed. Don't forget to remove the charcoal water filters first.

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you must have a filter and coffee in the basket for a full drain.the weight of the water is enough to open the basket when its full but as your trail run ended the final amount of water is not enough to open drain drop. with filter and coffee in it there is enough weight to keep drain drop open so all water can drain!

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