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Brand new, first run, leaking?

I am doing my first run through with water on my grind and brew. The lid is off the carafe. the water is just coming out the front of the unit onto my countertop. little bits make it into the pot. is my unit broken? or am i doing something wrong?

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  • wgasp Aug 28, 2008

    this worked. i don't know what i was thinking. it seemed like there was no way the coffee would come into that pot with the lid on. sometimes i wonder how i got a masters degree. LOL

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You must have the carafe lid ON. The reason is the lid has a dome on top that pushes up to let the brewed coffee come down. With the pot off look in there with a flashlight....you'll see that the 1 inch dome pushes up on the spring loaded stem.
You MUST have the lid in place or the brewed coffee won't drain into the pot.

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