Question about Keurig Platinum B70 Coffee Maker
We have a Keurig ourselves and were stumped when we first saw that descale message on the brewer.
There are a number of ways to descale a brewer, the least expensive being to run some vinegar through the machine a couple of times, and then run cold water through a few more times to rinse it.
However, simply trying to clear the lines often doesn't work. And as you will see from the many comments below, by far the most reliable way to get your Keurig brewer working again is the "Slap and Burp" method.
Here is how you do it.
First, unplug the brewer and remove both the water reservoir and drip tray.
Next, hold the brewer upside down over the sink and slap the base a few times. And I mean really slap it.
Now put everything back together and try brewing again. Most of the time this works with a couple of good slaps. If not, try it again.
And don't worry, there are no laws against giving your Keurig a good slapping!
Posted on Jun 13, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The pic is clogged with coffee or the air bladder is bad. Use the tool on the underside of the tray to clean out pic. If that doesn't work, the bladder will be bad.
Posted on May 14, 2009
The manual states that after you descale, you have to hold down the hot water button for 6 seconds, that will turn it off and "reset the timer" till the next time it needs to descale.
Posted on Feb 02, 2009
use descaling product not vinegar ,vinegar remove calcium in little piece descaler melt calcium 1 part descaler 1 part water fill water container start machine for a few second turn off let it seat for 15 minute repeat untill empty to reset the lightnormally its maneer of pressing the on button
i get back to you on that one pierre
Posted on Feb 24, 2008
first vinegar is not strong enought proper descaler for expresso machine and in our water container the hole in the bottom put water in the tank with a hoseor turkey juicer our anything you got push water in hole you need to pressurize to forse the pummp to trim itself hope it help fixya pierre
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
I don't have a solution but have just experienced the same problem and am baffled. I am using the same beans same grind. In fact using the exact same grind it went from great one day to weak the next day. I always run it for 15 - 16 secs to get the shot and that hasn't changed. Pressure and temperature appear fine. I cleaned the top of the top filter which was a little dirty but not seriously bad - no change. The coffee flow which is normally chocolate coloured to start with is just mid brown.
Posted on Feb 28, 2010
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