Question about Cuisinart DCC-1200 Coffee Maker
We've tried the cycle several times and the shut-down repeats each time.
Here's the link to the user manual if you need it; http://www.cuisinart.com/share/man/34_man.pdf The water filter should be fine - if not it should be obvious to the eye that it is blocked/restricted - hold it up to the light. Try running through the descaling procedure in the manual if you havent recently - if it doesnt let you run a cycle, try it overnight without running it, and see if it will let you run a vinegar cycle in the morning. Try and pour vinegar into all the parts you can where it would go if a cycle was able to be run. If that doesn't get it running, check that none of the program/time setting features are still on - they should turn off after a few seconds, but maybe it is stuck in "time set" mode or similar. If none of the actions in the manual change the setting, try unplugging the unit and leaving it for at least half an hour unplugged, then hold down the power button when you plug it back in - this should reset the machine. If the reset doesn't work, it sounds like you have a control board fault - best solution is to contact cuisinart; http://www.cuisinart.com/contact/ Hope this helps :)
Posted on Aug 01, 2007
This may be an electrical issue, but I would try holding in the on/off button for a few seconds and see if it still displays 2 hrs as the auto-off time. If 2 hrs does display correctly, unplug the unit for 16 minutes or longer - do not plug it back in a single second shy of 16 minutes. Then reset the clock and reprogram the auto-off Try one more time.
If that fails, it may be replacement time.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor
Posted on Dec 17, 2008
Your unit needs to be repaired or replaced. Please call the manufacturer to determine your warranty status.
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Posted on Jul 22, 2009
I tried a solution someone posted on this site back in Dec and it worked, give it a try: "I called the company about the "shutting off after a brewing cycle" problem and they had me turn the dial to "auto off" and set the time to two hours. You do this by holding down the "hour" button until it blinks, and then press it again until you get the desired hours that the warming plate will be on. Hope this helps."
Posted on Jun 07, 2010
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