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The coffee could be hotter

When I first bought the machine the coffee was nice and hot when it first came out. Now it could be hotter. Should I clean it, replace elements or what?

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Clean it. Use the manufacturer procedure. If that doesn't work, you can obtain a new thermostatic button. Outlet temp for most coffee makers is 180 F.

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