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My Keurig is having problems pulling water into the heating tank. I have run de-mineralizer through it repeatedly and this doesn't seem to help. The pump is overly noisy and runs for an extended period of time to try and fill the tank. HELP

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Water only heats up to 140 degrees


Sorry to read about your issue.

The brewer should be de-scaled at least every 3-6 months. Scale is harmless, but if left unattended, it can hinder optimal brewer performance. De-scaling your brewer regularly helps maintain the heating element, removable water reservoir and other parts of the brewer that come in contact with water. Better water quality and water heating means a better cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa or iced beverage. We recommend de-scaling your brewer at least every 6 months (every 3 months if your water has a high mineral content). The de-scaling process involves using 48 ounces of undiluted white vinegar.

Take 48 oz of white vinegar. place in tank. pretend you are making coffee (Do No Use K Cup). let the water fill you mug. then empty that mug. Do it again until tank is empty. then let sit for 4 hours.
Then fill with fresh water to the top. let that tank of water run thru. towards the end taste the water.
If you taste vinegar..use more clean water, until the taste is ok.


Keurig does not make repair's or carries replacment parts for their units. you can contact Keurig at 1-866-901-2739 or Keurig.com
You do have a 1 year warranty, and if you are out of warranty. They will give a discount on a new unit.

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Jan 05, 2011 | Keurig B100 Coffee Maker

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How to Descale your Keurig Coffee Brewer


One of the hottest selling items overthe Christmas season was the Keurig line of Coffee brewing machines.Now many of these machines are giving the owners the "DE-SCALE"message. Because many people do not keep track of their manuals thatcome with the machine, they are now wondering how to do this and whatdoes it mean?


I will give you a basic overview of theprocedure to do the descaling, but each machine has some smalldifferences, so I will also include the link to the Keurig website sothat you can look up the exact procedure for your machine.


The first thing that you will need todo the descaling is up to 48 ounces of white vinegar. The vinegarwill be run through your machine to dissolve the mineral build up inthe machine that is left behind by the water in the heating process.When the water is heated some of the mineral content in the water isturned into a hard rock like material. This adheres to the sides ofthe tubing and will eventually close off the flow of the waterthrough the tubing. Running the vinegar through the tubing willdissolve the mineral and clean up the tubing in the machine.


Next, place the vinegar into the watercontainer. Make sure that the "Auto Off" feature is turned off.During this cleaning process do not have any K-cups in the machine.Then using a ceramic mug to catch the liquid, press the brew cycleand then discard the liquid that comes out into your sink. Do thisuntil the "add water" comes on. Then let the unit stand for atleast four hours. Do not turn the unit off during this time.


After the four hour plus time period,discard any vinegar left in the water tank and fill the tank withfresh water. Now repeat the process of running the brew cycle intothe mug and discarding the liquid until you get the "add water"message again. By this time you should have all of the residualvinegar purged from the system, but if you still notice any residualtaste then run more water through the unit until it is clear.


This should clean the machine and takeaway the "DE-SCALE" message. If you still have the message afterthe cleaning then you may have to repeat the process again.


Also at this time it is a good ides toclean the pins that pierce the K-cup. To do this take a small paperclip and bend the end of it out so that you have about a 1" prongsticking out. Push the paper clip into the hole of the top and bottompins. This will also clean out any material that maybe stuck insidethe pins. Run another cup of clear water after doing this to push outany debris that you may loosen up by doing this.


To see exactly what the procedure isfor your Keurig Brewer, look here...


Keuriguser guides and help


You will also find the Keurig registrationpage and Keurig user guides there as well as the Keurig descale instructions.


Keurig Registration, User Manuals, Cleaning, and Troubleshooting


on Feb 23, 2011 | Breville ESP8XL Espresso Machine

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My coffee maker does not dispense the correct amount of water, regardless of the cup size I select.


Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.
Sorry to read about your issue.

The brewer should be de-scaled at least every 3-6 months. Scale is harmless, but if left unattended, it can hinder optimal brewer performance. De-scaling your brewer regularly helps maintain the heating element, removable water reservoir and other parts of the brewer that come in contact with water. Better water quality and water heating means a better cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa or iced beverage. We recommend de-scaling your brewer at least every 6 months (every 3 months if your water has a high mineral content). The de-scaling process involves using 48 ounces of undiluted white vinegar.

Take 48 oz of white vinegar. place in tank. pretend you are making coffee (Do No Use K Cup). let the water fill you mug. then empty that mug. Do it again until tank is empty. then let sit for 4 hours.
Then fill with fresh water to the top. let that tank of water run thru. towards the end taste the water.
If you taste vinegar..use more clean water, until the taste is ok.

I tried to help you. Please help me and Vote/Rate this response. Thanks and good luck

you can contact Keurig at 1-866-901-2739 or Keurig.com
You do have a 1 year warranty, and if you are out of warranty. They will give a discount on a new unit.

Jan 01, 2011 | Keurig Elite B40 Coffee Maker

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Why is the keurig not brewing coffee, just hot water is coming out everytime


Sorry to read about your issue.

The brewer should be de-scaled at least every 3-6 months. Scale is harmless, but if left unattended, it can hinder optimal brewer performance. De-scaling your brewer regularly helps maintain the heating element, removable water reservoir and other parts of the brewer that come in contact with water. Better water quality and water heating means a better cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa or iced beverage. We recommend de-scaling your brewer at least every 6 months (every 3 months if your water has a high mineral content). The de-scaling process involves using 48 ounces of undiluted white vinegar.

Take 48 oz of white vinegar. place in tank. pretend you are making coffee (Do No Use K Cup). let the water fill you mug. then empty that mug. Do it again until tank is empty. then let sit for 4 hours.
Then fill with fresh water to the top. let that tank of water run thru. towards the end taste the water.
If you taste vinegar..use more clean water, until the taste is ok.

I tried to help you. Please help me and Vote/Rate this response. Thanks and good luck

you can contact Keurig at 1-866-901-2739 or Keurig.com
You do have a 1 year warranty, and if you are out of warranty. They will give a discount on a new unit.

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Will not brew or heat water even after filling resoviour


Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.

try a re-seat the fill tank.. if unit is old try this or if new contact Keurig.com

The brewer should be de-scaled at least every 3-6 months. Scale is harmless, but if left unattended, it can hinder optimal brewer performance. De-scaling your brewer regularly helps maintain the heating element, removable water reservoir and other parts of the brewer that come in contact with water. Better water quality and water heating means a better cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa or iced beverage. We recommend de-scaling your brewer at least every 6 months (every 3 months if your water has a high mineral content). The de-scaling process involves using 48 ounces of undiluted white vinegar.

Take 48 oz of white vinegar. place in tank. pretend you are making coffee (Do No Use K Cup). let the water fill you mug. then empty that mug. Do it again until tank is empty. then let sit for 4 hours.
Then fill with fresh water to the top. let that tank of water run thru. towards the end taste the water.
If you taste vinegar..use more clean water, until the taste is ok.

I tried to help you. Please help me and Vote/Rate this response. Thanks and good luck

Dec 25, 2010 | Keurig B60 Coffee Maker

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Hello, my kuerig machine is randomly switcing to the menu when i try to brew any thoughts???


Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.

you can contact Keurig at 1-866-901-2739 or Keurig.com
You do have a 1 year warranty, and if you are out of warranty. They will give a discount on a new unit.

The brewer should be de-scaled at least every 3-6 months. Scale is harmless, but if left unattended, it can hinder optimal brewer performance. De-scaling your brewer regularly helps maintain the heating element, removable water reservoir and other parts of the brewer that come in contact with water. Better water quality and water heating means a better cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa or iced beverage. We recommend de-scaling your brewer at least every 6 months (every 3 months if your water has a high mineral content). The de-scaling process involves using 48 ounces of undiluted white vinegar.

Take 48 oz of white vinegar. place in tank. pretend you are making coffee (Do No Use K Cup). let the water fill you mug. then empty that mug. Do it again until tank is empty. then let sit for 4 hours.
Then fill with fresh water to the top. let that tank of water run thru. towards the end taste the water.
If you taste vinegar..use more clean water, until the taste is ok.

I tried to help you. Please help me and Vote/Rate this response. Thanks and good luck

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I have a Keurig B66, the reservoir water gets heated but then comes back into the water reservoir from the top vent tube. The water coming back into the reservoir is very hot; almost no water goes into the...


Sorry to read about your issue.

Try this first....

you can contact Keurig at 1-866-901-2739 or Keurig.com
You do have a 1 year warranty, and if you are out of warranty. They will give a discount on a new unit.

The brewer should be de-scaled at least every 3-6 months. Scale is harmless, but if left unattended, it can hinder optimal brewer performance. De-scaling your brewer regularly helps maintain the heating element, removable water reservoir and other parts of the brewer that come in contact with water. Better water quality and water heating means a better cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa or iced beverage. We recommend de-scaling your brewer at least every 6 months (every 3 months if your water has a high mineral content). The de-scaling process involves using 48 ounces of undiluted white vinegar.

Take 48 oz of white vinegar. place in tank. pretend you are making coffee (Do No Use K Cup). let the water fill you mug. then empty that mug. Do it again until tank is empty. then let sit for 4 hours.
Then fill with fresh water to the top. let that tank of water run thru. towards the end taste the water.
If you taste vinegar..use more clean water, until the taste is ok.

I tried to help you. Please help me and Vote/Rate this response. Thanks and good luck

Dec 22, 2010 | Keurig B60 Coffee Maker

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Does not dispence right amount of water


2,,2,2 you can contact Keurig at 1-866-901-2739 or Keurig.com
You do have a 1 year warranty, and if you are out of warranty. They will give a discount on a new unit.
Sorry to read about your issue.

The brewer should be de-scaled at least every 3-6 months. Scale is harmless, but if left unattended, it can hinder optimal brewer performance. De-scaling your brewer regularly helps maintain the heating element, removable water reservoir and other parts of the brewer that come in contact with water. Better water quality and water heating means a better cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa or iced beverage. We recommend de-scaling your brewer at least every 6 months (every 3 months if your water has a high mineral content). The de-scaling process involves using 48 ounces of undiluted white vinegar.

Take 48 oz of white vinegar. place in tank. pretend you are making coffee (Do No Use K Cup). let the water fill you mug. then empty that mug. Do it again until tank is empty. then let sit for 4 hours.
Then fill with fresh water to the top. let that tank of water run thru. towards the end taste the water.
If you taste vinegar..use more clean water, until the taste is ok.

I tried to help you. Please help me and Vote/Rate this response. Thanks and good luck

Dec 19, 2010 | Keurig B60 Coffee Maker

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My Keurig b60 coffee maker is turning its self off and not heating the water right. I have turned off the atou brew and the auto off/on but the problem still happens. When we unplug it sometimes works....


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you can contact Keurig at 1-866-901-2739 or Keurig.com
You do have a 1 year warranty, and if you are out of warranty. They will give a discount on a new unit.

Sorry to read about your issue.

The brewer should be de-scaled at least every 3-6 months. Scale is harmless, but if left unattended, it can hinder optimal brewer performance. De-scaling your brewer regularly helps maintain the heating element, removable water reservoir and other parts of the brewer that come in contact with water. Better water quality and water heating means a better cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa or iced beverage. We recommend de-scaling your brewer at least every 6 months (every 3 months if your water has a high mineral content). The de-scaling process involves using 48 ounces of undiluted white vinegar.

Take 48 oz of white vinegar. place in tank. pretend you are making coffee (Do No Use K Cup). let the water fill you mug. then empty that mug. Do it again until tank is empty. then let sit for 4 hours.
Then fill with fresh water to the top. let that tank of water run thru. towards the end taste the water.
If you taste vinegar..use more clean water, until the taste is ok.

I tried to help you. Please help me and Vote/Rate this response. Thanks and good luck
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The machine seems to be taking water from resevoir and heating and all but does not send it through the cup or anything and will not brew a full cup. I cleaned the needle out with a thin wire but that...


you can contact Keurig at 1-866-901-2739 or Keurig.com
You do have a 1 year warranty, and if you are out of warranty. They will give a discount on a new unit.

Sorry to read about your issue.

The brewer should be de-scaled at least every 3-6 months. Scale is harmless, but if left unattended, it can hinder optimal brewer performance. De-scaling your brewer regularly helps maintain the heating element, removable water reservoir and other parts of the brewer that come in contact with water. Better water quality and water heating means a better cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa or iced beverage. We recommend de-scaling your brewer at least every 6 months (every 3 months if your water has a high mineral content). The de-scaling process involves using 48 ounces of undiluted white vinegar.

Take 48 oz of white vinegar. place in tank. pretend you are making coffee (Do No Use K Cup). let the water fill you mug. then empty that mug. Do it again until tank is empty. then let sit for 4 hours.
Then fill with fresh water to the top. let that tank of water run thru. towards the end taste the water.
If you taste vinegar..use more clean water, until the taste is ok.

I tried to help you. Please help me and Vote/Rate this response. Thanks and good luck
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