Leaks from dispenser.• Coffee grounds trapped in coffee tank dispensing mechanism under seal in coffee tank. See Cleaning Instructions.
Coffee tastes bad.• Coffeemaker needs cleaning.
• Coffee ground other than automatic drip.
• Coffee-to-water ratio unbalanced.
Adjust for personal preference.
• Poor water quality (use filtered or bottled water to make coffee).
Coffee not brewing/ coffee stops brewing/ unit will not turn on.• Mineral deposits have built up. Clean the coffeemaker following Cleaning Instructions.
• Water reservoir is empty.
• Unit is unplugged.
• Power outage.
• Power surge. Unplug then plug the unit back in.
• Clock model requires reset after power outage.
Brew light turns off immediately after brew button is released without brewing.• Brew button is completely pushed in.
• No water in reservoir.
• Coffeemaker must cool before brewing. Wait five minutes, then try to brew again. NOTE: Do not hold in brew button. This will damage the coffeemaker.
• Coffeemaker needs cleaning.
Coffee brews slowly/ coffee overflows basket.• Coffeemaker needs cleaning. Clean the coffeemaker at least every 30 days to maintain proper performance.
• Excessive amounts of coffee.
• Coffee ground too finely (not automatic drip grind).
• More than one paper filter in basket.
• Poor quality or wrong size paper filter.