How to Identify and Fix Common Vacuum Problems ?

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Press the power button to turn the brewer off. Pour the entire bottle of Keurig® Descaling Solution in the water reservoir. Then fill the empty bottle with water and pour into the water reservoir. Press the power button to turn the brewer back on.
*To turn off the descale indicator light once you have completed descaling your brewer, press and hold down the 8oz & 10oz buttons together for 3 seconds.
The most likely reason for a Keurig not pumping water is water scaling, debris that builds up and interferes with the Keurig water pump. There are a number of ways to resolve this problem. The simplest is to take out the Keurig water reservoir, empty it out, and refill it about a third of the way.
The reason the descale light is on and your Keurig coffee maker won`t brew is due to the water lines and needles having too much dirt and grime building up inside the internal tubing.
Check to make sure the Keurig B70 Platinum is connected to a power source and flip the power switch located on the back of the machine. If that doesn`t work, make sure the power outlet and circuit breaker of your building is functioning. Additionally, try resetting the circuit breaker.
If the descaling light is still on, the machine hasn`t been rinsed with enough water after using the descaling agent. We recommend that you flush the machine with fresh water. Remove the water tank from the machine and fill it to the `max` mark with tap water. Go to `settings` and rinse the machine with water.
A Keurig may not work after cleaning with vinegar because undiluted vinegar is very acidic and can damage the Keurig`s internal components or reduce the coffee maker`s performance. It`s recommended to dilute vinegar with equal parts water before using it to descale a Keurig.
The primary cause for this type of problem is any type of blockage or water clog. The first thing to do is check the tube within the coffee pot. If there are obstructions here, or if the tube is clogged, water or any other liquid will not be able to pass through.
When flashing, press the 8 oz button to start the rinsing process. Once the brew is complete, pour the hot liquid into the sink. Continue to brew 8 oz until the DESCALE notification turns off. The coffee maker has now exited Descale Mode and will be ready for use!
If your Keurig suddenly stops brewing full cups of coffee, you may have a clog. This is a common problem that is fixable after washing all the removable parts with dish soap and hot water. Most clogs caused by coffee grounds are easy to break up with nothing more than a paperclip and a plastic straw.
The vinegar solution can stay in the machine for about 30 minutes, but don`t let it sit for more than 3 hours. Turn on the machine, place your cup in position, and run through the brew cycle until the reservoir is empty. Rise out your reservoir with clean water as you let the vinegar really tackle that mineral buildup.
Combine equal parts water and vinegar

From cleaning kitchen grease to descaling your Keurig, it does it all! To descale my Keurig, I pour equal parts water and white vinegar into the now empty reservoir and turn the machine on to a cycle.

If your Keurig has a water filter, remove it when descaling. Fill the water tank with the descaling solution. Brew the entire contents of the water tank, dumping each cup as it runs through the system.
Cleaning the inside of the coffee maker is as important as cleaning the exterior components. Reassemble your clean, dry reservoir, and fill it with 4 cups of white vinegar and 2 cups of water. 6. Run the machine a few times with no filter in place, essentially brewing cup after cup of hot vinegar.
How do I get the vinegar taste out of my Keurig? Clean that mug, then refill the reservoir with 10 ounces of only water and repeat, letting the Keurig sit for 30 minutes when complete. (Some people opt for a tablespoon of baking soda, just to make sure it`s extra clean.)
Fill the reservoir with equal parts white vinegar and water. Place a paper filter into the machine`s empty basket. Position the pot in place, and “brew” the solution until the “add water” light illuminates. Pour out the full pot of vinegar and water, and let the machine sit for 30 to 60 minutes.
You don`t brew long enough.

If you don`t give the water enough time to pull out just the right amount of acids, oils, sugars, and other things from the grounds, you`ll end up with under extracted coffee. Those acids won`t be balanced out by anything, which will lead to sourness.

Each Keurig coffee maker has a serial number that tells you exactly which model you own. The serial number should be in one of three places: Behind the water reservoir (visible once removed) Behind the drip tray.
Some people report their Keurig lasting around ten years before it wears out, while others report a shorter life span of about three years. On average, you can expect your Keurig to last three to five years before it starts to wear out.
It is recommended that you register your brewer on so that your purchase information will be stored in our system. Keurig will, at its option, repair or replace a defective brewer without charge upon its receipt of proof of the date of purchase.
The best by date is printed on the bottom of every box. It is usually a black rectangle that is easy to spot. Take special note, this is a best by date, not an expiration date. Just as the phrase states, this date tells you when you should consume this product for the best results.

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The model BVSTCJ coffe maker we have had for only 4 months won’t brew when you push the brew now button – it immediately beeps five times as if it was just finished brewing. The filter basket and decanter are in their proper positions. Where is the level switch or whatever tells the unit that brewing is complete ie water reservoir is emty?
ANSWER : Rather than try to repair it or look into it, call the dealer or take it back to him as you will invalidate your warranty if you do anything to the unit, and that is not worth it. Let the dealer worry about it.

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I have a Platinum B70 Cofee maker bought from Costco in June of 2010. I have set the on time, the off time, the temperature (192) and the cup size. All went well until today.
Now the machine will not accept cup size. It goes to the max only, and it will NOT brew coffee, even though the window says “Ready to Brew”.
ANSWER : Take it back as its under warrenty ,i think it may have a problem with the electronics which could be caused by brown out or a voltage spike ,either way its no good unless the computorised panel works ,my best advice is to buy a small coffee perculator that you just stick on the gas and it only take five mins to boil one cup .All these so called electronic things are good when they work but one little thing can cook it ,just like modern cars with all the fancy electronics

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I have a 4 showing on the screen of model 48465C, cannot remove it is not for the number of hours to brew, however only brews 4 cups of coffee, even though I have push the button to remove is still there.
ANSWER : Well… to start…. you are on the vacuum area…. can not help here!!!!

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No suction Hello – any help with this would be much appreciated!

I just changed the bag and filters. The machine runs, seems normal, but there is no suction. There is no blockage of the hose, as indicated by the fact that that little viewer window above where the hose connects to the unit is not showing the red portion that it shows when there is something blocking the hose (god, this is hard to describe!).

If I disconnect the hose and put my hand over the hole, I feel some suction. But

ANSWER : Well, it actually sounds like there is a blockage. Try removing your hose and dropping something through it, like a quqrter. If it comes through, no clog. If it is clogged, I believe that machine has a blower on the upper part of the cleaner (maybe in the bag compartment towards the top. You can take out the filter holder and plug the hose in there and run the unit . Does the blockage come out? If not, Try shaking the hose, or you can put a stiff wire in it to try to free it. Do not run water through it. If there is no blockage at all, then you will probably need to take it to a service center. But I am pretty confident that we are looking at a clog situation. Let me know if this fixesya! Thanks, Rene (vacuum Doctor)

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My CJX Series decided not to brew! I checked the manual’s troubleshooting, (The coffee is not brewing) everything is correct!
The unit has power and the light comes on, will not start brewing cycle.
ANSWER : Heating elements in coffee makers have an internal thermal protection device to locate it access the bottom cover find the wires leading to the element you will find on one of the wires a silver bullet shaped device this is the culprit, you can check with an ohm meter to verify the device is defective of open reading, go to your local appliance repair place with the defective unit in hand, perchance a replacement unit and 2 securing rings to crimp the new replacement back on the wires, reassemble and enjoy your coffee good luck about 8 dollars max…

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Windows xp boots but the desktop will not come on
ANSWER : Well there is a couple of thing you could try .1) power on your computer press F8 rapidly and select “last known good configuration”.2) power on your computer press F8 rapidly and select safe mode login with your account and press yes to restore you computer to an earlier time select a date tah the computer worked ok and click on restore.
.try it and please if you have any problem please comment

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Can't switch Karcher window vac off – Karcher WV50 Window Vacuum
ANSWER : I had the same problem and I let the battery run down to stop it cycling on and off. My husband investigated it and found that there is a fault with the on board battery charge sensing circuit. (when the charge is about 10 to 15 % remaining the onboard ic controller cycles the unit on and off, irrespective of the switch. He checked it by cutting wires to the switch and it still cycled off and on so the switch was not faulty.
.He put it all back together and said to charge it before it gets too low. If it cycles on and off it probably needs a re charge at that point.
.Unfortunately there is no battery level indicator on the tool and nothing to suggest in the manual of what may happen when battery is flattening.
.I am taking this up with Karcher as I only used it three times so far and it it was not a cheap gadget. Hope this helps

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My karcher indoor steam cleaner won’t heat up properly or emit steam. I mught need to descale it,can I ue ordinary vinegar instead of buying the karcher descaler, or is there something else readily available that I can use?
ANSWER : Have you tried fizzy cola?

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