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Kenmore Elite 14 cup Coffee Maker

We are having trouble with our Kenmore Elite Coffee Maker. Worked fine for two months and then acts like it will start to brew. You get the BREW sign for several seconds and then beeps for several seconds and then turns the BREW display off and then nothing. Hot plate does not get hot, no water in the filter, etc. The filter appears to be clean, no heat, no water, no coffee!!!

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  • Heather Bjorkman
    Heather Bjorkman Jan 08, 2008

    We are having the same problem! Electronically it goes through all the motions as though coffee should start brewing any minute but the water does not move, presumably does not heat either but haven't checked that yet. About to do more troubleshooting/research and will post again if I find anything.

  • eegam Jan 23, 2008


    1. We have the same problem with our Kenmore Elite 14 cup Coffee Maker.

  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2008

    the same problem FEB 4/08

  • dfoskey Jun 15, 2008

    I bought mine off Ebay and it to worked fine despite some minor light blinking issues and now it will not brew at all. The brew indcator comes on then 4 beeps then it shut's off. Very dissapointed. Kenmore use to be a very good brand. Probably a comuter chip issue. The housing may get damp inside since it's located by the brewing mechanism.

  • courtenaybra Jun 18, 2008

    We are having the same problem, turns on for a few seconds then beeps and turns off. What solutions has anyone found?

  • jimmysmom Jun 26, 2008

    does exactly the same thing brew light comes on for a couple sec. then shuts off and does nothing. The problem is its my first time using it I havent even used it once

  • Anonymous Jul 05, 2008

    same thing for me!

  • biofly Jul 21, 2008

    ive unplugged it, re set the time dumped out the water refilled it dumped out the coffee refilled it set the auto and the brew light comes on and that god awful beep happens no coffee no nothing and i need it to work now

  • Anonymous Oct 02, 2008

    My unit was only about 5 months old when it suddenly just stopped working. Wont do anything at all.

  • MMKomar Nov 07, 2008

    Yes, it seems that we all have the same problem with the Kenmore Elite 14 cup Coffee Maker. Mine no longer brews and the warming plate is not hot. I am very disappointed with this Coffee Maker. Please be aware that there is a RECALL on Model #100-900006.

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SOURCE: One year old coffee maker won't brew

I had the same problem, only this happened on the last 3 dcc-2000 I purchased. I called customer service today, and they informed me that there is a 3 year warranty on this product. Wow... This time they really helped. I have made 2 phone calls to customer service, and was put on hold for over 20min. each time they found out what machine I was calling about. Call customer service, and don't give up!
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SOURCE: stopped working?

All coffee-makers are provided with a thermal fuse located near the heating element and in series with the element itself.
This device is bullet-shaped with one lead connected to the case, the other insulated from it. If there was no protection of this kind, it could lead to a fire if the heating element fails to get turned off when reaching its design temperature and nearly impossible to buy as replacement parts.
These are not user replaceable and both the thermal fuse and the bimetal switch that controls the current for the heating element have become increasingly less reliable as they are made in China and since we have little alternative, we have to either keep track of our warranty or just throw it away when it fails.
The fuses can fail at any time and I have brought back three coffee-makers in a five day period, all with the same failure, before giving up and getting a refund.
Another type of failure, namely of the bimetal switch occurs over time and reveals itself by the ever-longer brew time that is unaffected by dissolving the lime in the system. The heat sensitive metal switch part becomes gradually less responsive causing the machine to just cough instead of pump as when new.  The last one I tossed had reached 40+ minutes per pot.

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