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Cuisinart coffee maker popped short due to some water got inside guts when cleaning. It will not light 'on' or operate since then. What to do next, please?

I cleaned the water reservoir and stored the machine to completely dry a few days. Then 5 weeks later, I plugged in to run this cuisinart coffeemaker. Instantly the machine popped and all power, lights, clock, grinder are off totally. Isn't there a fuse inside the machine that I can replace?

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No fuse inside SORRY it is a throwaway item now .

Posted on Oct 16, 2016

Testimonial: "Any suggestionl on what else I might explore to possibly try fix this unit before throwing it away? Obviously, something inside burned out because of the surge caused by water."

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    they don't even have a parts list that I can find

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vinegar is not the best thing descaler vinegar remove calciumin little piece that might block thr rest of machine descaler produit melt calcium 1 part solution 1 part water fill the water tank start machine leave it running for few second turn off for 15 minute and repeat untill empty dont forget to rince the machine very good that stuff is very corosif but does the jobs thanks for using fixya pierre

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SOURCE: Clean button keeps blinking

Unplug the coffeemaker for one hour, and the self-clean light should come off.

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Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Cuisinart DCC-1150 series coffee pot how to clean reservoir

Hello dhubert14,
This is a really common problem with the cuisinarts. I am most familiar with the DCC-1200, but you may be able to solve the problem. This an indication that something is plugged up. Open the top of the unit and in one of the corners you should find a filter stick or column that is removable. Pull it out and open it up to clean out the clogged up carbon filter in there. (You can later buy a new filter on Amazon.) Clean out the debris from the bottom of the cavity. Replace the stick into the cavity once cleaned. Now it's time to run through a solution of 2 parts water and 1 part vinegar. Do this once or twice with fresh solutions, then with a pot of fresh water. When the filter stick is plugged up the sensor says its time to clean it, but most people don't know about this fix. I hope this is really helpful to you, dhubert14. Positive feedback is appreciated. Good luck. NormanZ

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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Hello sandra_strat,
There are two possible issues, but easy to do. When decalcifying your unit the solution should be 2 parts water and 1 part vinegar. So if you have a 12 cup maker it would be 8 cups water and 4 cups vinegar. Complete the process with a pot or two of fresh water to rinse. Second, there may be a water filter stick that is removable. Open the lid and look for it in one of the corners, pull it out and remove the carbon filter there. (You can get a new on Amazon). Then replace the stick.
I hope this is a help for you. If it is please leave positive feedback for me. Thanks! NormanZ

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Cuisinart COD 4000 coffeemaker

Just a comment; most of the coffee maker failures are caused by the premature failure of a thermal fuse that is intended to prevent fire in case the main heater doesn't turn off as it should. Unfortunately, most of these parts come from China and are very poorly made so the point at which they 'protect' is pretty unpredictable, many of them failing at a much lower temperature than necessary. The second most common failure is the thermal switch that cycles the main heater element; these are bimetallic switches that grow 'tired' and the point at which they open and close again gets wider apart until it can take an hour for a 12-cup pot to finish brewing.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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