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I have an inexpensive chefmate 12 cup coffee maker, and it's still pretty new. But it stops brewing about 1/2 way through, and is painfully slow the rest of the time. Do I have a "you get what you pay for" situation?

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I had the same problem. Sometimes opening and shutting the top will get the heating element to come on again. I took mine apart and installed a switch to bypass the thermal sensor located on the underside of the hot plate, throwing the switch forces the heating element on until brewing is complete.

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