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Brewing problems. Purchased September 2007. The brew station will brew about 2 cups and stop. Turning off & on will help to restart the brewing and it will stop again. I have cleaned the brew station monthly.

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Re: Brewing problems.

The type of coffee powder you are using maybe causing the drip nozzle to run slower than rated, which is causing the thermal overload heatup and open. When it cools down, you can get another 2 cups to make.

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Re: Brewing problems.

You have a thermal fuse that could be giving you a problem. Some of them you can disassemble some you can't If you can disassemble and check the thermal fuse.

Posted on Dec 29, 2007

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