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If you ever had coffee ground spill over the top of the basket and into the water reservoir then you may have gotten grounds into the pump valve. That would cause it to pump water slowly or not at all. Before you take the machine apart to clean out the hose and pump try flushing it out. I used a turkey baster full of water and stuck the tip into the hole at the bottom of the reservoir that leads to the pump and heater. Forcefully squeeze the baster which will flush water and hopefully the coffee grounds through the pump and out into the pot.

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Oct 23, 2019

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Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Jun 08, 2019

The same thing happened to our Mr. Coffee this week! I followed the instructions about running vinegar through, then rinsing several times with water. However, the light would not stop blinking. We did by-pass the light by setting the timer for delayed brewing and it worked. However, that blinking light came on again. Then, my husband tired the vinegar wash again but instead of doing it one time, he ran the same vinegar through 6 times until the light went out! Then he proceeded with the water rinse. Our Mr. Coffee is working again!

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Apr 24, 2019

why do you turn it back on .

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Dec 10, 2017

Most counter top appliances cost more in parts and time than they are worth.
I suggest recycle this one and upgrade to a new model.

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Nov 19, 2017

Tried to clean it, everytime you press the brew button it just beeps and if we try to set it to clean it sounds like it tries to turn on but nothing happens.

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Nov 12, 2017

When heating elements fail they do not brew sad to say before driving that far I would call or email the company about it . lots of coffee makers are not repairable since heating elements are spot welded to the water pot .

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Nov 12, 2017

you can't ,its up in the top behind the controls.
you have to take the pot totally apart.
only a trained tech should attempt this.

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Nov 10, 2017

If you look where the reservior fits into the base, specifically where the water goes in, there is a rubber seal. It's held in by a circulary plastic piece and 3 screws. I took it apart there to see if something was amiss and decided after looking at it some that they had put the seal in upside down. So I put it back together with the lip of the seal facing up instead of down and I have not had a single drop of water leak from the reservior again. Now if I can get the thermos pot that came with it to stop leaking every time I pour a cup I will be a happy camper.

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Nov 10, 2017

how old is it
Woolworth have a shop warranty exchange policy if under 12 months old
look on the bottom on the compliance plate and there will be a country of manufacture and maker

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Nov 05, 2017

Hold the pot so that the spout is directly above the cup.

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Feb 27, 2015

I use a quarter cup of white vinegar and the rest water. do it just like making coffee but don't put grounds in it. then run several pots of water through to rinse it out.

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Oct 14, 2014

Its a bad coffee maker, return to place of purchase for refund or replacement.

Mr. Coffee... | Answered on Oct 06, 2014

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