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Brew time My Kitchenaid kCM514OB seems to be brewing very slow. what is the normal time to brew 14cups. MIne takes like 30 to 40min. I don't remember it being this slow befor. I just got it back like a wk ago and it seemed it brewed alot faster. But we were only brewing 6-12 cups. Could the pump be going out? or is this the norm for these coffee makers? Thanx Tammy

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  • Tammy Gray Jun 20, 2008

    Ok i am not sure what you mean by descale. Can you explain to me what that is and what it is i have to do to do that?



    thanx,



    Tammy

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This is not the norm. Sounds like a blockage problem. Descale the machine twice!!!! one after the other. and that should take care of it

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    eric bosman Jun 21, 2008

    that means getting rid of the limescale build up in the machine.

    When the limescale becomes to much the machine slows dow.

    buy a descaling solution at your local convenience store or grocery store. Use it as adviced on the bottle but do this twice in a row because a 30-40 minute brew means a lot of blockage. When you do it the second time turn the machine off after half the solution has gone through. Let stand for about 30 min and than turn machine on again. Flush twice with full pot of clean water and you will see that is will improve your time.

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