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Coffee is not flowing thru system

I feelthe coffee pot with water , put cofffee in but when i turn it on the coffee does not flowinto the decanter , it spills all over my countertop and not into the decanter,
don't know what to do ... HELP SOMEONE !!!!!

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  • Anonymous Sep 27, 2008

    I have had the same problem several times. You can pull the knob off the bottom but you can also just soak it a solution of vinegar and water and then run water through a bunch of times (while it is off the coffee maker), sometimes little bits of coffee gets stuck in it. You can also but a new unit at a cuisineart dealer for about $12 if you like the feature. Other problem can be the thermal lid - same issue - coffee gets in there and jams it up - I found that just running really hot tap water through the top every few weeks and making sure it flow out the little spigot on the underside of the lid solves the problem. Nice coffee pot, good coffee, but they need to find a better design for these parts.

  • hoodlumsaint Nov 16, 2008

    Got this coffee maker as a wedding gift, Was happy about it till the first time I woke up with coffee all over my counter and not inside the pot.

  • kljohns Mar 14, 2009

    I have had the same problem several times. I've only had it for less than 3 months and some of the water must have gotten inside and now it won't even turn on! Very disappointed with design. A lot of money for only 3 months use!

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You anti leak valve or leak stop in the bottom of your filter holder is broken. You can pull it out with no problem . Leaving you with no drip stop but your coffee will go into you decanter

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