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Braun kf 580 coffee maker

Coffee drips outside carafe. hot plate seems to be tilted wrong. was working fine for months.

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I've had the kf580 aroma deluxe for about a year and suddenly it stopped working. When I push the on button the red light comes on and nothing happens...you hear a slight buzzing sound.

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If the hot plate is tilted then it should be able to be pushed back down until it is completely level. If not then it is damaged. Check to see that it is screwed in properly underneath.

Posted on Apr 19, 2008

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