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Its not making the coffee its just makes a little then stops

it looks like this, it makes alittle tiny bit then makes a rattleing noise and then gargleing then stop, i turn it off then turn it back on it makes alittle more then just stops, it just started doin this it worked for a year.

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  • beamer96 Jan 27, 2009

    same exact thing word for word, its less than 3 months old. makes about 2 cups at a time and then shuts off. turn it off and back on, does 2 more cups. haven't torn it apart yet, must be some kind of switch to turn it off when the water level get to the bottom that has gone bad, to new to be calcified i would think.

  • mykidsrfun Mar 11, 2009

    I had the same problem after 2 weeks with this Cuisinart Maker but had thrown away the box & receipt ~ so hubby went and bought ANOTHER one just like it so I could take the box to send it back. I had it for a month and find myself with the exact same problem. I just ordered new filters from Cuisinart too ~ last weekend!! It soaked in vinegar and I've tried to run it through off and on all day, thinking that if it sat and it was depoits, that would help. I have now resorted to Efferdent Tablets to see if that will clean it out because I have nothing to lose at this point....don't have this box or receipt either!! Won't buy another one of these!

  • ewmcdonald Mar 18, 2009

    I have the same problem, it was fine for about 8 weeks, now it brews about two cups and then just some steam and noise!

  • BobHSF Mar 20, 2009

    I have had our maker for about one year and have cleaned it regularly (have run vinegar through it), now I encounter the same "gurgling" situation and steaming out of the back....I am wondering if the piping is either corrupt or perhaps worn and hence this situation.

    Now a little water comes out and it takes what seems to be hours to make coffee.

    Any advice as I have (and do) enjoy the brand, it's been very solid until now, and unclear why it would break down now.

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  • Anonymous May 13, 2009

    Suddenly can't make a full pot of coffee, nor does the bubbly sound go off unless I turn off machine.  My machine is out of warrenty.  Is it worth repairing?  If so where-I live in NE corner of CT

  • reefer4747 May 25, 2009

    Tried brewing a pot of coffee this morning,only got about a cup of coffee,then the cleaning lite came on and it is still sitting here an hour later still "gurgling" and no coffee.What is with this rhing ??????



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You both may have deeper issues, but it is definitely not too new to be decalcified. It is very much worth a shot. I have a Cusinart coffeemaker and a Cuisinart espresso maker, and both of them needed to be decalcified in the first month (of course, I live in an area with hard water).

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Try making your coffee the night before. I have the same problem with my Cuisinart DCC-1200 coffee maker. It shuts off before the brew cycle is complete. If I program the timer brew the night before and set it to start in the morning, the unit works fine. I had to change my routine a little, but now I still have nice hot coffee in the morning.

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