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The water appears to heat up, but does not flow through to make the coffee. What can I do?

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  • Judith Kaufman Aug 29, 2010

    something seems to have gone wrong. This was not a question about a microwave but about my Keruig coffee maker...again the water heats up but does not flow through to brew.

    I keep sending notes that it is not a microwave problem which did not obviously get through.
    thanks for your help

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Hi,
The magnetron or the part the make the radiation that causes the heat has gone bad....it can be replaced but it really is not a DIY job, it is too dangerous....high voltage...

Here is a tip that I wrote that will help explain this further...

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http://www.fixya.com/support/r5508031-microwave_oven_basic_troubleshooting

heatman101

Posted on Aug 25, 2010

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    D. Floyd Kolb Aug 30, 2010

    Hi,

    I was wondering but I see some strange ones here...:-)



    For that I would say that if you have waited till you can get no water through then it may be too late to do anything that would not cost more then buying a new one...



    If you can still get any water through then go this route...



    mix half white vinegar and water together...then pour this solution in just as you would if you were making coffe....minus the coffe grounds of course... then run it through a cycle and then run clear water through again... and you will be good to go...do this once a month or so to keep it working great...

    heatman101

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