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New Tefal One Cup, and it has stopped heating the water, FAQ says it needs descaling, but it is only two weeks old ???

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  • jasonandanna Jul 11, 2008

    had the same problem so returned it to curries. Most helpful. Second machine stopped producing hot water on only the fourth cupper. Couldn't believe it despite doing everything the instructions said. Now my wife is really nagging me!ha. In the process of liaising with tefal.



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Sounds like Mfr defect. Do not recomend trying to repair since it is new and could void any warranty. Recomend returning to where you bought to get a new one.

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operating at full potential.
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