Question about Bunn GR10 Coffee Maker
To check the water temperature you need to run a pot with the sprayhead removed. Most Bunnomatics have two forms of heating. The primary heat source is the heater element. It's job is to heat water to the temperature set by Bunn factory technicians. The second heat source is what is called a "keep warm heater". This heater is always on and keeps the water temperature at about 180 degrees. This saves on long heating times while the coffee brewer isn't being used. Now, if the main heating element goes out the brewer is still gonna send about 180 water to the brewbasket. By the time is gets from the air gap in the brewbasket to the grounds and filter it looses about 10 degrees. Coffee (regardless of what that non expert said that burned herself when she put the coffee between her legs says) is brewed at between 190 to 205 degrees for a good cup of coffee. With lawsuits I think alot of restaurants have taken the brew temp down to about 193. So your coffee maybe hot but if it is only using the blanket heater it won't be hot enough to make a good cup of coffee. So check the temperature by using a good electronic thermometer purchased at most hardware stores. If the temp is good start looking elsewhere. The first place is after you brew a pot of coffee do you have a "star" pattern in the used grounds, you should. If not remove the filter basket and run a pot of water into the pot. You may have to get a pan that will fit under it to catch the water if it doesn't drop into the brewer's decanter. You don't wanna make a watery mess. It is imperative that all the holes in the sprayhead are clear of grounds and water is running, not dribbling from them. A clean brewbasket and sprayhead are everything to taste. Also the temp must be above 190deg and It shouldn't take more than three minutes from the time you finish pouring the water in the top until you basically have a full pot (not counting some small dripping at the end). Love your brewer, Rick in Indy
Posted on Aug 21, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Sep 28, 2016 | Coffee Makers & Espresso Machines
Sep 06, 2010 | Bunn Coffee Makers & Espresso Machines
Dec 05, 2009 | Toastmaster Farberware Percolator
Oct 18, 2009 | Bunn BTX-B ThermoFresh 10-Cup Home Thermal...
Dec 22, 2008 | Bunn NHB Coffee Maker
Oct 21, 2008 | West Bend 13500 Coffee Maker
Sep 12, 2008 | Krups Small Appliances Espresso Machine
Jul 11, 2008 | Bloomfield 8571 Coffee Maker
Jun 13, 2008 | Bunn Pour-Omatic Coffeemaker, 10 Cup White
Mar 08, 2007 | West Bend 43536 Coffee Maker
226 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!