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How do i take the dgb 600 apart,to fix the leak?

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This web page talks about leaks and cautions against removing the bottom plate without a special tool:
http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/general-talk/5276-cuisinart-dcc-2000-coffee-maker.html
At the end of the blog, a fellow talks about some machines having security torx bits holding the bottom plate on. They're not going to make it easy to fix. This seems to be the hardest part of taking the machine apart, as there are not other explanations for the rest of the procedure.
Good luck, hope this helps, and thanks for using FixYa.

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

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SOURCE: Water leaking from the base of the unit.

Water leaking in the DGB-600 is mainly caused by heated water escaping from its proper path. There is a rubber grommet on the underside of the upper part of the coffeemaker. (It contacts the lid over the filter basket when the front door is closed.) The design in this area is very poor; the grommet does not seat properly in the fixed part of the coffeemaker, and heated water seeps out. Also, the heated water tube that comes up through the cold water reservoir is actually in 2 pieces. One goes inside of the other, but there is no seal. It is a loose enough fit that some steam escapes, condenses on the inside top surface of the coffeemaker, and then finds its way down to add to the leaking. I completely disassembled my coffeemaker (3 of the screws in the upper compartment are hidden under small circular plugs that look like they are part of the plastic surface), and used high temperature automotive RTV sealer to help the rubber grommet seal better, and to seal the 2-piece hot water tube. Works great now! But I must say that I have seen better engineering in childs' toys!

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SOURCE: DGB-600 grind & brew thermal coffeemaker

Water leaking in the DGB-600 is mainly caused by heated water escaping from its proper path. There is a rubber grommet on the underside of the upper part of the coffeemaker. (It contacts the lid over the filter basket when the front door is closed.) The design in this area is very poor; the grommet does not seat properly in the fixed part of the coffeemaker, and heated water seeps out. Also, the heated water tube that comes up through the cold water reservoir is actually in 2 pieces. One goes inside of the other, but there is no seal. It is a loose enough fit that some steam escapes, condenses on the inside top surface of the coffeemaker, and then finds its way down to add to the leaking. I completely disassembled my coffeemaker (3 of the screws in the upper compartment are hidden under small circular plugs that look like they are part of the plastic surface), and used high temperature automotive RTV sealer to help the rubber grommet seal better, and to seal the 2-piece hot water tube. Works great now! But I must say that I have seen better engineering in childs' toys!

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Wattage of a Cuininart DGB-600

The consensus seems to be that it is 1025 Watts, although I have a hard time believing it - not even a stand mixer is 1025 watts.

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SOURCE: DGB-600 won't stop beeping and is missind grinder

check if theres a magnet sensor for the grinder cover if so place a magnet on it should poss stop the beeping

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