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My coffee always has a metallic taste. I've been

My coffee always has a metallic taste. I've been using the fill your own permanent filter cup.

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have you tried a different brand of coffee,

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

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Try flushing the system with white vinegar.. see if that helps..

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Coffee doesn't brew full pot

It's possible that the hose or valve running from the tank to the heater is partly clogged. See superkev2000 and W5VSI fixes posted here.

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

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Have you tried cleaning it with the 64 ounces of white vinegar?
Read your booklet if you still have it. Pour the vinegar in run it through until it ask for more water to be added and just let it sit overnight or at least 8 hours. Then flush it out with fresh water at least two or three of your water tanks should do it. Then give it a try again.
Just a suggestion if you haven't tried that yet. Hope it helps.

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Coffee takes forever to brew

normally when that hapen is the coffee is grinded to fine water has trouble filtering thrue it try corser one and coffee filter pierre

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

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The light is on to clean it and I do not have an owner's manual. Can you please explain? How do I get the light to stop blinking?


Most coffee makers are cleaned by filling the reservoir with undiluted white vinegar (3 cups). (Do not add coffee.) Remove the water filtration disk if you use it before starting. Then start the brew cycle as if making a cup of coffee (including putting a paper filter or the permanent filter in the filter basket and close the lid). Put a decanter on the warming plate. After brewing, turn off the coffee maker and let stand for 30 minutes. Run another cup of vinegar through the coffee maker. Take the decanter filled with vinegar and discard the liquid (pour down the sink drain). Rinse the decanter. Fill the reservoir with clean water and put in a new paper filter (or clean the permanent filter and put it back). Again do not add coffee. Run a brew cycle to rinse the unit. Discard the water that is in the decanter after the brew cycle. Do a second clean water only brew cycle (with new empty paper filter or permanent filter after cleaning again). However, if you notice an odd taste, repeat the rinse cycle.

You can alternatively use the Mr. Coffee Coffee Maker Cleaner (mix as directed on that package). In either case, this removes mineral deposits (calcium from hard water). For soft water, the cleaning should be done every 80 brew cycles. If you have hard water, do this every 40 cycles.

The manual is available from www.mrcoffee.com/Product.aspx?pid=121 , if I have the correct product version. For some reason this site isn't coming up for me today. Check the manual to find out if there is any specific details for cleaning that aren't shared with other Mr. Coffee products.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Oct 29, 2010 | Mr. Coffee 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker

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Coffee tastes waterdown


for grounds you need to tamp the ground hard,. Fill the port a filter to the top then tamp it until the little line is showing. Also what may be a problem is the grind is too fine, or too course

Feb 12, 2010 | Coffee Makers & Espresso Machines

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Permanent Keurig filter leaks


Are you using the my k-cup with the Keurig pre-filled K-cups? If so it won't work. There must be a needle on the top and bottom of the K-cup for this machine to work. The My personal K-cup does not have a needle in the bottom. It's only to be used for filling with your own coffee.

Sep 17, 2009 | Keurig B70 Coffee Maker

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Weak coffee is the result of brew


Since it is "brand new out of the box" check for plastic burs (pieces of plastic improperly hanging around
openings along flow of water) throughout unit, and use more coffee than recommended for your taste of
what a good cup of coffee should taste like, since that varies from individual to individual. If you are using
packets, try using TWO. Experiment, Experiment...........

Apr 17, 2009 | Regal Ware 15-0264 Polished Aluminum...

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Bad tasting coffee


tell what does it taste like is it to hot burn let me now but i would descale it first not with venagar but with coffee maker descaler start with that and let me now what the taste

Jan 10, 2009 | Sunbeam COFFEEMAKER 10C BLACK DR13

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Cuisinart EM 200U expresso machine instructions


Slide water chamber out and put filtered water in it - i would make only 1 cup at a time, so fill only to the minimum fill line. Most tap water will overpower the taste of the espresso. Use grounds, not pods - podded espresso will come out too weak. I would suggest using the double filter cup instead of the single - doubles can be ordered from Cuisinart website.

Here's a link to the manual:
http://www.cuisinart.com/share/man/579_man.pdf

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

Nov 15, 2008 | Cuisinart EM-200 Espresso Machine

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Coffee maker brews too hot


The 1-4 setting makes the coffee extremely hot. If the 1-4 setting was not activated, make sure you are not using paper and permanent filters at the same time. If you are not using them at the same time, it is time to clean the coffee maker out with 2 cups vinegar and two cups water.

-Tha Mp3 doctor

Nov 03, 2008 | Cuisinart DCC-1200 Coffee Maker

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The coffee is beginnign to have a metallic taste - how do i clean it? thanks. Rita Herndon


Run 1 tsp lemon juice per 1 cup water to improve taste. Also, change the charcoal water filters inside the unit.

Sep 26, 2008 | Cuisinart Grind and Brew 10 Cup Coffee...

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Coffee tastes like metal


THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE COFFEE. This has to do with water filter system and most importantly descaling of machine, as over time the metals in side machine and tubing get a mold type build up. Its a chemical reaction from the water and tubing and the coffee and metals. To 100% solve this, descale the machine with water and vinegar mixed. Do this a couple of times and use bottled water to fill water tank if you do not have a good water filter tap system. I have been the espresso business for over 16 years with 4 locations, and it has nothing to do with the coffee. If it was the coffee or poor coffee it would tasted burned or bitter, but NOT tasting like metal.

Please rate my solution as you see helpful, Thanks Mike Espresso Expert

Jul 02, 2008 | Dacor CM24P-1 Coffee Maker

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My coffee tastes weak


Basing on personal experience (you can find more on Google probably), solutions are:

On percolated (filter) coffee machines:

Check water temp, if water temp is insufficient , most common is scale heating element , faulty element, faulty thermostat.
Check if water is dripping right at the center of the filter, if it is dripping on one side because the orifice is clogged, that can result in weak coffee.
Coffee blend not well distributed on filter basket.

On Espresso machines:

Check water temp, same as filter coffee machines (thermostat element, scale on heating chamber).
Ensure that coffee is filled correctly in the filter cup (fill at level), and well pressed.
Ensure that the coffee mixture that you are using is not too coarse, buy the apposite one for espresso.
Ensure that you are not leaving the machine brewing for a time that is too long, and Italian coffee cup is very small, approximately one regular shot.

On the hob moka pots (espresso, Moka and Bialetti type):

This are the trickiest ones, you need art and practice to get a good espresso with a Moka, but when you learn, the result is better than what you may get with an home electrical espresso maker.
The frame on the hob must be not too strong, and the mixture coarse but well pressed, with water at level tag, or you will get a weak coffee.
On Mokas a good strategy is keeping hob at minimum, and turning up the flame at top when coffee starts coming out.

French and turkish cafetieres:

Ensure that you put enough coffee, water hot enough, and that you left the infusion enough time to get a strong coffee.

Note: insufficient pressure and clogged lines on electric machines never give you a weak coffee, exactly the opposite.
Not pressed mixture always gives weak coffee, but too much pressed mixture may give you coffee with a bad burnt taste.

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