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Mr. Coffee ISTX85 10-cup coffee

It will brew for a minute and stop then you have to push the brew button,it brew for minute and quit again.

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  • coffeecrazed Mar 11, 2008

    had the pot for a year and it's started brewing a cup or two, then beeping that it's done, then you have to push button again, and same thing-one or two cups, then beeping it's done. I've tried cleaning it, that only seemed to make the problem worse...

  • brokepot Mar 17, 2008

    model istx85 will brew a few minutes and then stop. We have tried the clean cycle with vinegar. No water or vinegar is ever filled into the caraff. The water or vinegar never passes through. It remains in the reservoir. We DO have the caraff in the correct location on the warmer tray. the coffee maker worked yesterday but now just won't dispense the coffee. we unplugged. we discarded water and started with new water. the brewer steams for a few seconds and then stops without dispensing any coffee through the system

  • Bad luck pot Jun 30, 2008

    I have the same problems as these other guys. My machine worked fine one day and then I noticed it did not bre all of the water, the the very next time I tried to use it, it would heat up like it was going to work, puff out some steam and then just beep like it was finished, but no coffe was ever brewed!! Any help would be appreciated. Thanks





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SOURCE: Mr. Coffee won't brew all the coffee in the resevior

I would say you need to change the filter on it.

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Mr Coffee doesn't brew

Usually when that happens you need to clean it out w/ white vinegar and water because it's developed a blockage of some kind. I'd recommend 6 cups vinegar and 6 cups water, and brew it through like a normal brew cycle. If you haven't done this at all in the year that you've owned it then it probably won't work completely the first time. You might have to do it quite a few times, and I suggest doing it at least once a month from here to keep the problem from happening again. And remember to always use a fresh solutution each cycle, don't want anything you take out to go back in, you may not get any coffee then! :)

If you like, there's another way you can do it. Put in the solution of vingear and water, start to brew it, and just when you start seeing it drip into your pot, turn off the unit and let it sit for an hour. Soaking it or running it through several cycles can both help, it's up to you how you go about it.

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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SOURCE: MR COFFEE FTX49. Brewing starts, then stops

Mine just started to do the exact same thing. So I decided to clean it using the "Clean" program and just water. I put the brewer through the cleaning program 3 times - each time it would brew water from 12 cups to 8 cups, I'd tap the brewer on the countertop, it would brew from 8 cups to 4 cups, tap it again, and it would brew the remaining cups. So, I called the Mr. Coffee help line (800-672-6333). The most-likely problem is that the hose is no longer attached in the water reservoir. The help line suggested that I take it in to a service center. I live in Urbana, IL and the closest service center is in Oak Lawn, IL - 2 hours away from me!!
Here is my solution:
1) Buy another coffee brewer.
or
2) Smash your current Mr. Coffee brewer into a million pieces (this relieves stress) and go buy another coffee brewer (probably stay away from Mr. Coffee products).
Hope this helps.
Frustrated in Urbana

Posted on Oct 19, 2009

nblady
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SOURCE: set time to start brewing in the morning

The following instructions shuld have you in hot coffee in the am.

S E T T I N G T H E C L O C K A N D D E L A Y B R E W T I M E
On programmable models CGX20/CGX23 & CGTX84/CGTX85 only
To Set the Clock:
1. Plug the power cord into a standard electrical outlet. The clock will flash on the control panel to
indicate that the time has not been set yet.
2. Press and hold the HOUR and MINUTE buttons until you
reach the current time. The PM indicator will light on the left
of the display.
The clock is now set!
NOTE: Pressing any button before setting the clock will cause
the clock to start keeping time from 12:00 a.m. You must set
the clock if you want to use the Delay Brew feature.
To Set the Delay Brew Time:
After setting the clock, simply press and hold the SET DELAY
button (Figure 1), and set the brew time by pressing the HOUR
and MINUTE buttons. The PM indicator will light up on the
clock display.
The Delay Brew Time is now set!
NOTE: To activate the DELAY BREW cycle, see the “Brewing Coffee Later” section.
To check the programmed time, push the SET DELAY button. The display will show the time you have
programmed the coffee to brew.

http://www.mrcoffee.com/Manuals/MANUALS/CGX20_43_62164399.PDF

Posted on Dec 30, 2009

seanpwright
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SOURCE: My Mr Coffee ISX43 gurgles upon start up and

The main burner needs replaced, and its cheaper to just buy a new maker...also the parts are not readily available to the consumer.

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