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My sears KENMORE coffeemaker will not brew

Do I have to do a vinegar clean and change filter before it will turn on to brew?

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SOURCE: Kenmore Elite coffeemaker water filter

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Try here. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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SOURCE: Mr. Coffee FTX23 quit brewing

The heating element burned out, its a common problem. Mr. Coffee tend to leak, I've had several of them.

Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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SOURCE: clean light won't go out, can't use delay brew feature.

Try unplugging it for several minuets & see if it clears it..

Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Cuisinart Grind and Brew will not emply all the water

The two most common reasons for overflow or underflow have to do with the carafe lid and the filter basket - they key to smooth flow with this coffee maker is making sure the filter basket and carafe lid are making the proper contact with each other so that the center knob on the carafe lid pushes slightly up on the filter basket spring. Make sure the carafe lid is completely closed. Make sure the filter basket is pushed all the way down. Make sure you are not using the gold tone filter and a paper filter at the same time. For some reason, I get better results when the handle of the carafe is resting against the right side wall. If everything is in place, I would suspect a problem with either the filter basket being clogged or some problem with the carafe lid - call Cuisinart as they should be able to order these parts for you.

Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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SOURCE: We have a CBC-1600 10 cup coffeemaker. after

The CBC-1600 is designed differently than you might expect. The stainless steel, insulated carafe is designed to keep the coffee hot instead of a hot plate keeping a glass carafe hot. Some people like that style better (including me). Some people - like my dad - don't think it keeps the coffee hot enough.

Your coffee maker is working exactly as designed. The carafe itself is designed to keep the coffee at the same temperature as it was brewed.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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