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Brewer leaking My Keurig brewer is leaking, I removed the bottom plate and could see from where it's leaking. How can I remove the plastic top cover to access the interior of the machine so I can change what I hope to be the source of the problem: a plastic hose or o-ring? Thanks a lot for any help. Lyne

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If your Brewer is registered with Keurig you can call Customer Service and explain your problem. Most likely they will send you a new one. I'm on my third replacement. Taking the Brewer apart is difficult to say the least. I still have the last B70 Brewer that they replaced. Have been trying to get it apart without much success. If you search "Keurig removing panels" there is an answer to have to rmove the panels but it isn't complete enough to help.

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Once you take the plate off the bottom, another black plastic bottom section that also unscrews needs to be removed... this requires you to cut a ty-rap from the hose attaching to the motor and removing the Blue leds with one screw. be sure to go buy some tyraps as you cannot reuse these.
From there you can work on getting the outside black plastic cover off... HOWEVER... you start from the right side... the side away from the water container...
The black plastic that circles the unit is screwed on the top inside with the silver top hiding those 2 screws... there are 2 screws one each on the left and right side.
this procedure dents up the silver top plastic piece... since you have to pry around the outer adge to get this up enough to get a tool to get the phillips screw off.then you work arounf the outside rim of the unit... the silver top is screwed inside to the middle of the top... so prying the inside will be bad and shouldnt be done....
I has to use needle nose pliers to turn the phippils screw on the right side to get that side off... as you go around to pry off the silver top. the plastic fasteners that secure the top to the sides will break off. as you get to the other side (left side) the final screw is countersunk into the plastic as opposed to the right side...
you will be able to move the silver top over enough to get a slim phillips into the screw to get a bite to unscrew it out... you can finish with the needle nose pliers...
then... finally. the black outer cover has a sliding set of clips (front left and front right) that hold the cover to the front of the unit... you can then slide the cover off... the switch on the back ... remember... does not have long leads... careful...

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