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Keeps tripping GFI outlets

Everytime I plug my Keurig into the GFI outlets on the counter it trips them. Up until last week I have used those same outlets for the entire 18 months that I have had the Keurig.

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  • rbeers Sep 02, 2008

    Thanks Rickzilla. It blows both GFI outlets in my kitchen. It works in a non GFI though.

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    this morning I plugged my keurig in, pressed the button and the machine is completely dead. It will not turn on. I tried other outlets and time to warm up but no luck.

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The key here is to identify the problem as being either the coffee maker or the GFI receptacle... a simple test can be done as follows...
Try plugging the Coffee Maker into another GFI receptacle .. you may have one in the bathroom? If it trips that too, then you have an internal wiring problem with your coffee maker.. if it doesn;t ..then your GFI receptacle may be bad or on the verge of going bad .. either way..this should narrow the problem down to one or the other.. hope this helps..

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

  • Rick Gelin
    Rick Gelin Sep 02, 2008

    If it blows both GFI breakers... there is leakage current internal to the coffee maker and I would discard or replace it. Normal (non GFI ) receptacles do not sense any leakage current and will only trip the main breaker if it draws in excess of that breakers rating.. The fact that it trips multiple GFI receptacles is an indicator that there is an internal problem and it may be a shock hazard if left as is..

  • Shaun H
    Shaun H Apr 24, 2014

    Blowing a GFI doesn't mean there is an internal current leakage...speaking with Keurig they said just plug it into a non-GFI and if it powers up there then the problem is most likely you haven't descaled it like they recommended. You can either follow their video herehttp://www.keurig.com/descaling or run 48 ounces of undistilled white vinegar through til empty, let it sit 4 hours powered on, rinse water through system til you don't smell vinegar then try plugging into the GFI again.

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