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It started leaking water out the bottom after we moved,slightly, out of the way. It did happen to be programmed for the next day and I moved out of the way and saw water under it. I only moved it like about 4 inches at the time I saw a little water thought it was from something else. We did end of lifting it a little and moved about a foot or less. Could it be the water filter out of place or what?

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Unplug & remove the bottom panel of the coffee maker. This will expose two water hoses that go into & out of the heating element. Usually the hoses leak from where they attach to the element as this expands & contracts and collects water deposits. Clean ends if this appears to be where the water is coming from. With it unplugged put a couple of cups of water in the maker over the sink and check to see if the leak is still apparent. If it doesn't leak...Empty the water, put back together and run a cycle of water through it. I would also at this time run a few cycles of distilled white vinegar solution through it. Good luck.

Posted on Aug 21, 2008


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