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What am I doing wrong. Cusinart 1200 less than a year old. Takes an hour to brew. Took out permanent filter and use paper #4 filter. Has been slow since I bought it. Please advise. Other than that, great coffee.

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Try cleaning it with vinegar. Sounds like you need alot of help on this one run a full pot of vinegar through the machine. with a paper filter in the basket. then run two to three full pots of just water. this should help decale the coffee pot.

Posted on Mar 09, 2011

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or vinegar. MR. COFFEE® Cleaner is available at many retail stores or by calling the MR.
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