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Cuisinart dcc 1200 will not brew

This maker will not brew all the lights come on but thats all that happens.
tried to clean and decalcify but nothing happened. what would my next step be

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  • sheghamami May 22, 2008

    i turn the coffee maker on and all the ligths come on. it produces steam but no water will transfer into the pot

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    The light comes on when I turn the coffeemaker on....there is a click but nothing happens. It won't brew...it is 3 years old.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    i have reset the programming function to the factory default. I have emptied and cleaned the drip tray and steam wand. Yes there is water in it!

  • Massad Homani
    Massad Homani Nov 13, 2014

    http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/20...

  • Massad Homani
    Massad Homani Nov 13, 2014

    Most likely you have same problem as many, something caused the maker to overheat which triggered one or both of the thermal fuses to prevent fire. I don't recommend fixing it. The fuses blew for some reason and you'd need to make sure you took care of that first.

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I'lm not sure of the model, but it is a Cusinart Coffee Maker with a Glass Pot. It gets power on all lights except the ON/OFF switch, and it willl not brew. Any suggestions, or should I trash it and get a new Coffee Maker. This one is approx. 1 year old. Thanks for your advise.

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