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While Keurig single serve coffee brewers are praised for their convenience and great tasting cups of coffee, there are some common problems with the Keurig coffee makers. Luckily, most of the problems can be solved with easy fixes! Try these quick fixes for Keurig’s common problems:

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  • Coffee Grounds in the Cup: Coffee grounds may have gathered in the exit needle from a K-Cup. To clean the needle, follow these steps:
  • Clogged Water Line: One of the most common complaints about Keurig brewers are the thin water lines that can become clogged with debris. If little or no coffee is produced when you brew, this is a key indicator that you may have a clogged water line. Try running cups of water through the brewer a few times without a K-Cup to flush out the debris. Also, try cleaning around the needle the punctures the K-Cup where coffee grinds and debris can build up.
  • Mineral Build-Up: Cleaning your Keurig Coffee Maker is necessary to keep coffee tasting good and your brewer running smoothly. When calcium mineral builds up in your Keurig machine, a descaling indicator light will appear to let you know that it’s time to descale your brewer. To accomplish this, Keurig sells Brew Rite Cleaner that is run through the machine with water to clear out any mineral deposits. Another common fix is to run a cup of vinegar through the brewer to clear out the mineral deposits, followed by several cups of water to flush out the vinegar. It is recommended that you descale your brewer at least once every six months.
  • Shutting Off: A commonly reported problem with Keurig brewers is that they sometimes shut off unexpectedly between brews. Instead of turning the brewer off and then back on again each time this happens, remove the water reservoir and drop it back in place. During brewing, the magnet that is in the reservoir can become dislodged by the vibrations of the machine. Try this quick fix to return the magnet to the proper place.
  • Keurig Coffee Maker brew a partial cup: (note: before you start troubleshooting please turn OFF and turn back ON your brewer first, then follow steps below)

1. The removable water reservoir was removed during brewing. Place the water reservoir back onto the Keurig Brewer and perform a cleansing brew without a K-Cup.
2. Check exit needle it can be clogged by coffee grounds or cocoa mix.
3. Descale Keurig Brewer.

  • "Prime" error on Keurig Coffee Maker: Keurig Single Serve Coffee Brewer is displaying a PRIME message, or ADD WATER despite having a full reservoir

  • "Remove a Plastic Taste from a Keurig Coffee Maker?:

 

My Keurig leaks water everywhere

First: You need to check a Upper Rubber Gasket (fits around the top puncture pin). If it missing you will have leakage because here's no seal to protect leakage. You can buy it online or call Keurig Customer Service (if you still have warranty)
Second: Upper Rubber Gasket not making a seal with the K-Cup or Reusable Filter and the water and/or coffee grounds leak out. To fix it simply move Upper Rubber Gasket 1/4" down. This should close the gap between K-Cup and upper needle.


Other Problems and Solutions:

  1. How do I "Prime" my Keurig? - see Answer
  2. Why am I getting grounds in my cup? - see Answer
  3. Why the blue light in the removable water reservoir is blinking at Keurig?  - see Answer

If these quick fixes for common Keurig problems don’t work, refer to Keurig’s website (Help & Support section) for user guides for each brewer. Additional information on operating your brewer can be found on the site, as well as customer support contact information.

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Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2013-07-21 14:26:31 Carmela
Commented by Carmela    July 21, 2013

Business Owner

In the past year I've purchased 3 of these machines. After about a month, machine makes loud noise and it stops brewing coffee. I'm tired of spending money on useless products. I think that company should stand behind product and either lower prices on coffe maker or make a product that lasts more than 30 days. I will fight for full refund from company or department stores that sell such garbage.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2013-07-24 13:28:38 worse than angry
Commented by worse than angry    July 24, 2013

throw the thing out

I too have tried all the suggestions noted on this page and got the run around from the company. It is a shame there is no fix because this is a great concept. I will never buy anything again from this company.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2013-08-16 15:20:32 Jodie
Commented by Jodie    August 16, 2013

Crappy product

yes, it is the best coffee I've ever had!
Yes it is so convenient!
None of that matters when it quits working after three weeks.
I noticed last week, different companies are now producing KCup makers.
I will not buy another Keurig.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2013-09-16 00:51:25 Judy
Commented by Judy    September 16, 2013

owner of keurig

My Keurig indicated that I needed to de-scale - I did ran the cleaner through the coffee maker until the water was clean, but the notification did not go away. Also, the little plastic overflow in the water reserve keeps emptying hot water into the reserve. I continued to run water through the machine for 5 days and finally today, de-scale is no longer appearing, but the water is still emptying into the water reserve. Please help - what is wrong?

Thank you!

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2013-04-25 15:43:52 sinclair
Commented by sinclair    April 25, 2013

blue lights

This is the 4th Keurig I've had in less than a year (thank goodness for the warranity) Each one after a couple of months the blue lights start flashing. Do recommended cleaning but lights keep on blinking. This must be a common problem that you would think the company could solve.
Do not recommend

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-02-08 19:49:44 j.caucino
Commented by j.caucino    February 08, 2012

keurig coffee maker

mater does not brew ..water does not enter maker

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-02-10 20:16:22 Mary Ann Schick
Commented by Mary Ann Schick    February 10, 2012

house wife

MY KEURIG COFFEE MAKES A LOT OF VIBERATING NOISE WHEN IT IS SUCKING UP THE WATER TO MAKE A CUP OF COFFEE IT IS ABOUT 3 YEARS OLD .WHAT CAN I DO IS THERE ANY THING THAT I CAN DO FOR THE NOISE ?THANK YOU

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-02-14 21:57:31 Jane E.Gray
Commented by Jane E.Gray    February 14, 2012

housewife

I purchased my Keurig from QVC with gift cards received from my family last Christmas (2010). I had wanted a Keurig but could not afford one myself. It worked well for one year; then I had problems, only brewing 1/2 cup or less. I de-scaled it when alerted, and it was monthly recently. Today, as I was attempting to descale with vinegar, nothing came out when the brewing cycle was attempted. I also used the "paper-clip" method to clean the 3 holes as suggested on video on the computer, but to no avail.
I'm wondering if the average life of a Keurig is one year? Can I try something else, or must I toss it?
I'm very disappointed and would not recommend this product again.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-03-01 22:20:05 Joann Weiland
Commented by Joann Weiland    March 01, 2012

Water has metallic odor when heated

New Keurig - heated water has an odor that smells metallic to me.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-03-11 17:24:31 Fred
Commented by Fred    March 11, 2012

?

I fixed mine by just unplugging. When I went to make coffee, it gave half cups, or took 5 minutes to make a cup, or kept coming up descale. Out of frustration I unplugged it for the night and the next morning it worked fine. It has worked great ever since I started leaving it unplugged after i am finished making coffee.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-03-21 20:41:35 JANET HECK
Commented by JANET HECK    March 21, 2012

Business Owner

I PURCHASED MY KEURIG 1 MONTH AGO THREW AWAY THE BOX.I have used it a few times however,upset that ther are only 4 oz and 8 oz cups...What were they thinking.Today people dring from mugs 8 and 12 oz.IS it to late to return it for the larger model or is that also small amounts also?Please do something about this.Very pricey to only brew a small cup especially foe us coffee lovers.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-04-01 13:41:53 Lou Thomas
Commented by Lou Thomas    April 01, 2012

owner of crap

i have had 4 of these total, the first one lasted 3 years. the next one lasted a year and the 3rd one for 10 months. Now the new one shuts off and make half cups. it has not had time to do any of these thing like scale or anything else.
I WILL NOT BUY AN OTHER ONE THEY CAN KISS MY BUTT. You made a good unit to begin with now they are crap, you went the way of every other company...greed.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-05-04 14:28:31 joseph trippe
Commented by joseph trippe    May 04, 2012

clock problems

I PURCHASE AKEURIG MODEL b79 ON 02/26/2012 I SET THE CLOCK TO TURN ON THE BREWER FOR 7AM TO GO ON AND I SET TIMER TO GO OFF AT 7PM IT WORKED GOOD FOR 3DAYS THEN IT STARTED TO STAY PASSED 7PM AT WHICH I SHUT IT OFF MANUELY THE NEXT MORING AT 7AM THE BREWER WENT AS NORMAL BUT SHUT DOWN AT 3PM IN THE AFTHERNOON IREPROGRAMEND THE CLOCK AGAIN TO NO SUCCESS IT GOES ON AT 7AM BUT SHUTS AT ITS CONVIENCE

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-05-15 03:51:19 Len Fox
Commented by Len Fox    May 15, 2012

Mr.

We purchased our Keurig coffie maker from Sears in Victoria B.C. Canada in Febuary 2011. It worked well until June 2011 and then it quit. We returned it to Sears in Prince George B.C. and they replaced it. This one is now less then 1 year old and it has quit. I believe that the pump has stopped working as it make a sound as though the impeller is not turning if it has one. Where can we return this one?

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-08-11 13:10:29 Tom Ginest
Commented by Tom Ginest    August 11, 2012

Problems

We have had ours for about a year and started having problems within the first month. It will sometimes brew 1/2 cup or nothing at all. When it does decide to work, it takes from 5-8 minutes to brew 1 cup. We have descaled and done everything else suggested to correct the problem but have not been successful. For the money you pay for one, you would expect better performance. We will NOT purchase another one and are using our old 'reliable' one now. Keurig needs to do some serious quality control on these. Ours is the Platinum model but from reading other comments, evidently they ALL have the same characteristics.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-06-25 23:15:25 david rothenberg
Commented by david rothenberg    June 25, 2012

Keurig Coffee Maker Reset

My coffee maker is only one year old. Suddenly it would turn on as if circuit trip or burned out fuse. Is there a reset switch on I could reset.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-06-27 17:06:11 Patricia Younger
Commented by Patricia Younger    June 27, 2012

ms

My coffee is not hot

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-09-06 13:53:53 Charlie Willis
Commented by Charlie Willis    September 06, 2012

mr

Water will not come out of the reservoir into the maker. The sound is there. Help

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-07-15 23:06:45 Barbara M.
Commented by Barbara M.    July 15, 2012

Not Brewing Properly

Hello! My brewer is about 5-6 months old. I use only purified water in it and I make only 1 cup of coffee a day. Two days ago it started only brewing about 7oz of water on my large setting which I believe is supposed to be 10-12. I have the 3 setting model. I checked the other settings and they are less also. I checked and cleaned around the holes and pins. I also descaled it and ran 1/2 gal of purified water through it but it still is not brewing properly. I am thinking some kind of clog because it doesn't make that "jet taking off noise" at the end. But how can that be with using purified water and brewing one cup a day? Is there anything else I can try? Thank you for your time.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-07-27 14:52:27 Marian
Commented by Marian    July 27, 2012

Consumer

My Keurig brews tea in 30 seconds very nicely. However, coffee takes at least two minutes. It starts out well and then slows way down to a trickle. Water without a k cup goes through great. Does anyone have this problem or have a solution? I have done all the suggested cleaning things and have used both filtered and bottled water. Thank you.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-08-15 06:22:15 Ellen Wright
Commented by Ellen Wright    August 15, 2012

Ms.

Why does sometimes my coffee maker won't run the coffee through...it sounds like it is trying to but nothing comes out...it is full of water heater turned off but no coffee comes out...I can get it to run coffee through usually by turning it off and on a few times plus sliding the coffee maker around on the counter..kind of like a shaking motion. Really frustrating when you are waiting for a cup of coffee. What can I do to solve this problem...we really like the coffee maker when it works.

Thanks for your help in this matter. Hope you can help solved this problem.

Sincerely,

Ellen Wright elleneastave@yahoo,com

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-08-23 22:44:33 Allen Sickles
Commented by Allen Sickles    August 23, 2012

Mr

My coffee maker is less than 8 months old. I did not send in the warranty/registration card but in these days everything is electronically monitored so I'm sure that you could verify it's age by the serial number. I am experiencing the same thing that David Rothenberg commented about on June 25th. The machine just shut off one day and I have not been able to use it since. What does it take to fix it & who responds to these comments anayway?

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-08-25 18:16:59 Peggy
Commented by Peggy    August 25, 2012

Keurig owner

Our 1 1/2 year old Keurig stopped making coffee. I did as suggested below, unplugging it and then filling the reservoir with water and running several cups through with no K cups. Maker sounded like it was struggling at first and then began performing more normally. I'm not certain of the cause of the problem, but this has at least given our maker a new lease on life.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-09-10 20:33:47 Teresa
Commented by Teresa    September 10, 2012

Mrs.

It takes a several minutes for the water to get into the heating area, then one of the blue lights blink. This is the second B40 I've tried that this happens. Is this an ongoing issue or is there a fix. My Keurig is only 6 mos old. This machine cost too much money for this to be ongoing.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-10-04 19:16:02 Thomas Yoshida
Commented by Thomas Yoshida    October 04, 2012

Lost power between making two cups of coffee.

I was making our morning coffees' when the power turned off on the Keurig and I can't turn it back on.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-10-04 21:53:25 jani
Commented by jani    October 04, 2012

Crap!

Had this keurig for a month and had to descale it...one month later its not brewing at all ...like the pump is broke. What crap!

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-10-06 16:50:59 dav
Commented by dav    October 06, 2012

asdf

keeps saying not ready and its new,any suggestions? no warranty on it

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-10-10 03:45:40 SHeshe
Commented by SHeshe    October 10, 2012

KEURIG COFFEE MAKER

My coffee maker the B70 I purchased because I was saving up for my hubby a year and a half ago. well I called the hot line because the thing stopped working and no water is coming out. I descaled it regularly and I cleaned it with a paper clip like they asked still nothing I spent money we did not really have over 250.00 dollars and on all the cups. the warranty is off. well they refused to fix it and then proceeded to try and sell me another one. really in this day and economy really you think I will be spending any more money on them nope I will be reporting this to the VP of the company I am tried of this they try and sell me a refurbished one NO WAY I am a stakeholder in this company and my voice will be heard!

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-10-10 13:31:47 Phyllis Jorgensen
Commented by Phyllis Jorgensen    October 10, 2012

Buisness owner

I am sick of my Kuerig! The Kuerig coffee I believe is the problem. It clogs up in side the platic cup and the water cannot filter through to the coffee cup!I always have to use a safety pin to push through the little cup to stir the coffe grounds around before the water can flow through good. I purchased the 20.00 holder you put your own coffee in and it works great! Its just a pain in the but to do!So I feel the coffee is to compacted in the cups that the water has difficulty flowing through! Ready to throw away and got back to cheap tradtional coffee pot! Not a happy consumer!!!!

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-10-19 16:52:23 Ross Cowan
Commented by Ross Cowan    October 19, 2012

MR.

Hot water does not run through spout but dumps back into the reservoir fill tube. Is this a descaling problem??

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-10-20 17:37:30 Gayle Chacon
Commented by Gayle Chacon    October 20, 2012

Coffee drinker

i am very disappointed in my Keurig Platinum Brewer. I have 2 of them because I love the convenience and I have had problems with both since I bought them and they are not cheap. My first one is basically dead after 1.5 years of use. I have used the paper clip, cleaned the K cup dispenser, made sure the reservoir was hooked up correctly and tried to descale, but nothing. The Keurig rep stated there is nothing they can do but give me a discount on a new one. My second Keurig is a year old and giving me problems. It is even my third Keurig since they replaced it because after using it once, it died. It just would not work after doing everything, so they sent me a new one. My concern is that come a year and a half it's going to just give out. What makes me even more mad is that the land fills will be full of these chunky metal coffee makers with no use. I will never buy another Keurig.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-10-20 21:01:31 Jan Olomon
Commented by Jan Olomon    October 20, 2012

housewife

The add water and heating lights come on and stay. I unplug it and hope it will work when I plug it back in.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-10-21 18:22:29 Joyce
Commented by Joyce    October 21, 2012

Ms

My coffee maker will not turn on it says auto start off I press the menu button nothing happens nor does pressing the other two buttons turn it on. It is only a year old.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-11-06 17:57:07 Sharon
Commented by Sharon    November 06, 2012

ms

I have purchased 3 coffee makers in the last 3 years. The first one I opurchased is still going strong, the other 2 are crap and all they want to give is a $40.00 coupon- PLEASE! One I purchased when I opened the box and filled with water, would not even work, claled customer service, they treated me like I was stupid, telling me that I have to turn it on and fill with water. Still sitting in the box as store will not accept return of product, stated that I have to return to Keurig company for repairs, this is bull as costs more to ship than what I paid for it. Second one purchased for daughter does not work after 1 year, the pump does not work on this one, she sent in warranty card and they tell her they can do noting about it. I will probably never buy another one when the one that works does give out. Any comments?

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-11-11 08:34:15 Seajaay
Commented by Seajaay    November 11, 2012

accountant

I have had this a little over a year and the thing has quit working, I have descaled all weekend and its still not working. What are we suspost to do with these... I love the machine and the coffee, but this is crazy... No coffee now for 4 days. I will not purchase another until these issues are resolved. I purchased thei at Bergners.. and I see many of the same problems that I am having listed here. Can you help? or is it called junk now.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-11-13 15:50:29 BB
Commented by BB    November 13, 2012

Brilliant!

1 yr and 2 days after I received my Mini Keurig the water started to just trickle, producing mud instead of coffee. I found this site looking for "trouble shooting", followed the clogged line suggestion and voila I am back in business. Thank you!

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-11-14 22:35:27 rcombs
Commented by rcombs    November 14, 2012

Waiting for Solutions

This is an interesting thing to have on this site. What is the purpose? Where are the answers to these questions? My previous coffee maker lasted over 20 years. I love my keurig but it is a very expensive coffee maker with a user life of 1 to 2 years...hopefully. I have followed all instuctions listed to NO avail. We live in a town with Really nice water you can drink from the tap not hard water. We are instumental in at least 12 other people purchasing these. Now they are phoning ME with Keurig failures. I am looking at my 4th keuring still in the box and thinking...hmmmm, I wonder what a single cup of this coffee has cost me based on my costs for the past 5 years....?????
And who, at Keurig, is responsible for answering these questions!!!

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-11-16 05:30:11 Shelley Kozak
Commented by Shelley Kozak    November 16, 2012

Shut off and can't start it up again!!

My Keurig started blinking in the blue window. I shut it off restarted it was ok for a bit then it powered down on it's own and will not power up!! I have unplugged it left it for an hour re-plugged pressed the on button nothing! I have only had it for just over a yr and do not use it daily and when it is used it is only for a cup or 2 so I know it is not being over used! Can you help me with this?? I do love my Keurig when I have it!! Thank you Shelley

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-11-18 15:37:31 Sue
Commented by Sue    November 18, 2012

Really Frustrated

My daughter's Keurig drew water through, but didn't brew coffee. Either hot water or grounds came through into the cup. I had a brewer I wasn't using, so I told her to throw it away and use mine. I set it up for her, but all of a sudden, mine didn't work either! The light comes on, but the water doesn't move from the reservoir into the heating unit. I've unplugged, replugged, turned off, and done everything I can imagine. I see others have had this same problem. Can this be fixed?

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2013-07-14 16:16:44 Robert Savery
Commented by Robert Savery    July 14, 2013

Mr.

This coffie maker is the biggest Lemon since the push button Valiant. If you enjoy drinking piss water in the morning fine. I like my coffie fresh and strong. We tried this for a week and returned to Wally World for full refund. If you see the huge displays, RUN IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2013-07-10 13:49:14 Disappointed
Commented by Disappointed    July 10, 2013

Water won't go through

The water will not go through. I have not had my Keurig for even a year. I have done all of the descaling recommended by Keurig, cleaning with vinegar etc and it still does not work. I see there are a lot of unhappy comments regarding the same problem. I will never buy another one.
DO NOT RECOMMEND!

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-12-17 16:41:20 Becky Burns
Commented by Becky Burns    December 17, 2012

Keurig Mini cup maker

I have purchased 3 of your mini cup Keurig coffeemakers and we just love the hot, delicious coffee it makes, as well as the convenience of brewing a single cup. I am having the incomplete brewing cycle as you described in your problems. They are less than a month old and are not stopped up nor is there any mineral build-up. Have you got a fix for your problem?

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2013-04-28 12:46:57 Allan
Commented by Allan    April 28, 2013

water leaking

I purchased my Keurig about 1-1/2 years ago and I love it but the last couple of months I have been having trouble with water leaking from the bottom of the machine onto the counter after almost every brew. When I brew two small cups into my traveler I usually wipe up enough water to drench a paper towel sheet. PLEASE HELP

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2013-04-30 15:27:33 barbara
Commented by barbara    April 30, 2013

Success!

I love my keurig coffee maker. I followed step by step the video directions on how to fix the water flow problem to no avail, but then I gave it the "unofficial" whack and voila! Great flow now.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2013-04-30 21:00:39 Kevin W.
Commented by Kevin W.    April 30, 2013

Kuerig only brewing 1/2 cup

After reading these posts, I went and bought "Brew Rite" Crystals. Two table spoons with 8 cups in reservoir was the recommended ratio. After the third cycle the machine is as good as new. I hope this works for your machine too. I was going to throw mine away until reading this tip.

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2013-05-05 11:52:40 sarah white
Commented by sarah white    May 05, 2013

Making a sound and now runs real slow

I've had mine for over a year now. It started about a week ago making a very weird sound. Now it's running slow. We've never had a problem with it before and it's ran great. We went for a cup a minute to going to the restroom and still waiting on it to finish. Please help I love my coffee maker..

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-12-04 21:00:00 rcsugrue
Commented by rcsugrue    December 04, 2012

prevent brewing problems

To prevent brewing problems and clogging, poke a tiny hole in the center of the top of the k-cup with a toothpick. This allows pressure inside the k-cup to escape and will prevent clogging. I have experienced ZERO clogging since discovering this technique.

Owner's reply

Great tip. Thanks :)!

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-12-05 20:00:07 Leslie Deneau
Commented by Leslie Deneau    December 05, 2012

owner

I have had my Keurig for 1 year but have not used it everyday nor did I use it right away. Last week my Keurig just turned off and I have not been able to turn it back on since. Is there a way to reset or is there wiring that has gone bad?

Please advise on how to fix; I received this as a gift and cannot afford to purchase a new one but I love the quick cups of tea, hot cocoa, and cider!!

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-12-21 02:16:55 Richard
Commented by Richard    December 21, 2012

NOT worth it

My wife does not drink coffee so we thought it would be good to buy the Keurig so I did not waste half a pot of coffee in the morning. We have had two in the last year and both only worked part of the time. Most of the time they would just run and say brewing and nothing would happen, we de-scaled weekly and still nothing! Fool me once, shame on me, Fool me twice... Well thats why I now stop at the gas station for my coffee in the mornings

Common Problems of Keurig Coffee Makers (and troubleshooting tips) 2012-12-23 14:42:25 martha
Commented by martha    December 23, 2012

Three units in 2 years

Like many of the unlucky folks posting, all three of my units crapped out within 2 years (gifted to family members) Keurig offered me a "discounted" price for a new one of $97.00. No thanks. I just hope there's another manufacturer of this type of dispenser because I love the idea. No more KEURIGS for me or mine.

 
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