Just like any other appliance, coffee makers have a habit of breaking down for various reasons – usually, in the most unexpected moments. The easiest way to find out the cause of the breakdown is to look at the symptoms. Look at the table below to find the descriptions of all the major breakdowns and malfunctions of coffee makers and find out what you need to do to make them the appliance work again.
|If water reservoir icon is flashing
|The unit may need to be descaled.
|The water or brew basket icon appears and flashes.
|The flashing unit indicates which part is not properly installed. Detach and reattach to unit.
|The overflow of water may occur if the user.
|a) Uses more than one paper filter
|b) uses too finely ground coffee,
|c) uses a permanent filter with a paper filter,
|d) unit is not properly cleaned,
|e) carafe has been removed during brewing. If this happens, never remove the filter basket while brewing. Turn the machine off and unplug. Wait 15 minutes for the unit to cool and remove the filter basket and empty the grounds and filters
|If the coffee maker is left in areas that may be subjected to freezing temperatures (such as vacation home).
|Before brewing make sure the unit is brought to a temperature above freezing for at least 1 hour.
|When the coffee maker is used in areas of high altitudes.
|The water temperature will be less than normal. The temperature of the water will decrease as the altitude increases.
|If "del" is shown on the display
|Please descale unit before continuing operation.