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I have invested in an Avanti Cafe Sleek Plunger and have had nothing but trouble with it!!!! Not only does hot water spurt from the sprout, but a horrible sludge is found in the bottom of our coffee cups! House, where I purchased it from will NOT give me a refund because it's been used. Okay, they have lost my business and goodwill for life. I would however like a full refund from Avanti - as a $10 plunger would have done a better job.

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SOURCE: Amana Microwave model ACM1460AB

Weak heating is usually a bad magnetron.

If you or a friend decide to work on it, we have *critical* safety, disassembly, and troubleshooting info at our site, which is linked at our listing here on FixYa: http://tinyurl.com/yzjozk

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make sure the stirrer motor located under the outer cover that distributes the microwaves is turning otherwise you will get hot and cold spots in the oven cavity

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SOURCE: My chefmate 12 cup coffee

Hi,

You need to replace the bottom heating plate. You can easily find it in ebay . Its the braided rope like element which helps to make things warm.

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Posted on Oct 31, 2010

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SOURCE: Sunbeam Cafe Series EM6900 Yesterday

Remove the black plastic thing from the filter basket.Check if that is cracked or broken.If its broken replace it,other wise remove it and clean it internally also clean the head gasket.:---It is held in by a little retaining clip. To get it out without damaging. Remove the spout (use a screwdriver wrapped with masking tape so you don't damage the spout...then use the screwdriver to leverage off the spout). Once you have the double or single spout off...get in there with a screw driver and pop it out! See fig below:-- helpmech_72.jpg its purpose is to insulate the pouring espresso from the portafilter, keeping it hotter. -------------

Remove the retaining clip for the basket with the tine of a table fork - easy!
- Remove the spout - you can use a screwdriver to loosen the double spout.
- A techscrew driver bit will be useful,It just needs to be something hard and cylindrical you can hit with a hammer to knock the plastic liner out. A bolt with an appropriate diameter would work fine.
- Placed the group head upside down on the carpet (to avoid scratching it on a hard surface) and give the driver bit a tap with a hammer whilst holding it against the bottom of the plastic liner.. It pops out with the tiniest of taps (and undamaged )

This is how dirty it gets/.Remove this and clean it and also check if its damaged:--See fig below:--

helpmech_73.jpg



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Try this cleaning and checking.This will help.Thanks.Keep updated.Helpmech.


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hello lyn... go to this link http://www.sunbeam.com.au/Pages/Browse/ProductDetail.aspx?pid=1136

just below the picture of the machine, click on "manual pdf" and you will have a free download of the instructions you are seeking. Joe

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