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Keurig 2.0 K500 Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 USE & CARE GUIDE...
  • Page 2: Important Safeguards

    IMMEDIATELY AFTER USING electrical shock, or injury to persons. Contact Keurig Customer Service have it replaced with a properly A HOT COCOA/OTHER POD, Do not place on or near a hot to report any malfunction of or grounded 3-prong wall outlet.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Pod Holder Assembly during the Cleansing Brew a 3-prong grounding plug. brewing process. Brew Your First K-Cup ® Your Keurig Plus Series brewer will CAUTION: Do not fill above the MAX ® Brew Your First K-Carafe not work with pods that do not have ®...
  • Page 4: Components View

    KEURIG BREW SETTING ® Flip-Top Reservoir Lid Handle Pod Holder SELECTION SCREEN Water Reservoir Brew Head Select the KEURIG BREW Housing ® (K and L are Setting that matches the Top Housing Power Cord the Pod Holder Assembly) number on the pod lid.
  • Page 5: Quick Tips & To Dos

    500 varieties of coffee, tea, and hot cocoa, plus seasonal and café-style beverages. TO DO Register your brewer at We’ll send you a special “thank you” when you do. Subject to availability and assortment/count will vary. Join Club Keurig...
  • Page 6: Set-Up

    Lift and lower the Handle. Do not place into a grounded outlet. shipping disk. 12 ounce mug on the Drip Tray. a Keurig brand pod in the Pod Holder. ® Rinse the Water Reservoir, fill with Press the Power Button and wait Press CONTINUE to dispense hot water.
  • Page 7: Brew First K-Cup Pod

    NOTE: Do not remove the foil lid or puncture the ® your fingers in the Pod Holder. K-Carafe pod. ® NOTE: Refer to page 33 for Keurig ® Carafe operation. Carafe Sold Separately Brewer only works with Keurig ™ Carafes. To purchase a Keurig ™...
  • Page 8 SET CARAFE AUTO BREW MODE 2 | TIPS & MAINTENANCE Make sure the Keurig Carafe is empty. Select a K-Carafe pod, place firmly in Select a Brew Size, then press SET. The Touch-screen will indicate ® ® Remove the Drip Tray and insert the the Pod Holder and lower the Handle.
  • Page 9 The brewer will only indicate “More Water Please.” if there is not enough to complete your brew. For example: A Keurig Carafe will require more water than a 10 ounce mug.
  • Page 10 The CLOCK menu gives you the following three settings. Use the back button to return to the SETTINGS menu. ACCESS SETTINGS back button Explore everything your Keurig Plus Series ® brewer has to offer by accessing the SETTINGS menu. From the home screen, Time: Set the current time using the select the Settings button.
  • Page 11 AUTO OFF time of day, or you can set the AUTO ON, for each Keurig Brew number. ENERGY SAVER AUTO OFF, or ENERGY SAVER mode. 1 OF 3...
  • Page 12 Simply press a color window to select a WALLPAPER for the home screen. Keurig Brew #5: Enable/disable STRONG back button KEURIG BREW #5 (STEP 2) for brewing 2-STEP beverages. STRONG Press SAVE to confirm or use the back Confirm Selection: Press SAVE to button to return to the SETTINGS menu.
  • Page 13 SETTINGS MENU 2 | TIPS & MAINTENANCE NIGHTLIGHT TEMPERATURE Everything looks better in the right light. The TEMPERATURE setting provides even Choose the color of your home screen and more control over the brewing process. set ON and OFF times to provide a warm Use the left and right arrows to choose glow in your kitchen at night.
  • Page 14 SETTINGS MENU CARING FOR YOUR BREWER 2 | TIPS & MAINTENANCE ENABLE WATER FILTER REMINDER CLEANING THE BREWER EXTERIOR If you are using a Keurig Water Filter, Keep your Keurig Plus Series brewer looking its best by ® select ENABLE to activate the WATER cleaning the exterior from time to time.
  • Page 15 CARING FOR YOUR BREWER 2 | TIPS & MAINTENANCE CLEANING THE POD HOLDER Push up while grabbing the sides of the Separate the Pod Holder from Clean the Pod Holder (1), Housing (2), Lift the Handle. Pod Holder Assembly. Pull away from the Housing.
  • Page 16: Cleansing Brew

    Lift Handle, properly place Brewer Raise and lower the Handle five times Place a 12 ounce mug on the Drip Tray Brew your favorite Keurig® beverage Maintenance Accessory in Pod Holder to loosen and remove any coffee and perform a cleansing brew (refer and enjoy! with printed arrows pointing down.
  • Page 17: Tips And Maintenance

    To maintain the ideal combination of taste, freshness, and temperature, we recommend preheating the Keurig Carafe. To preheat the Keurig Carafe, fill it with hot water for ® ® approximately 30 seconds and then pour out entirely prior to placing the Keurig Carafe ® into the brewer. CAUTION: •...
  • Page 18: Caring For Your Brewer

    Your brewer will indicate “Time to replace the Water Filter.” after every 1,000 ounces If the brewer indicates “Sorry, there is a problem” coffee grounds may be stuck in the or two months. Once you’ve replaced the Keurig Water Filter, press YES to reset the Entrance Needle.
  • Page 19: Descaling

    Handle, selecting a 10 ounce Brew Size and pressing the Brew Button. The brewer Time to descale Descaling is good maintenance. will stop dispensing after 10 ounces. Do not use a Keurig brand pod. Pour the contents the brewer! Go to of the mug into the sink.
  • Page 20 30 minutes then continue with the fresh water rinse. Scan this QR code with your smartphone for step-by-step videos on cleaning, descaling, and more. Or if you prefer, you can watch the videos online at Once cool, separate the lid and filter Once separated, discard the lid and the from the cup.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    Plus ® ® Customer Service at 1.866.901.BREW (2739). Series brewer. Some Keurig brand pods produced prior to January 2014 may not be enabled to work with the Keurig Plus Series brewer. Please contact Customer Service at ® BREWER BREWS ONLY A PARTIAL CUP 1.866.950.2326 for a solution.
  • Page 22: Warranty

    ALL OTHER WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO YOUR K500 BREWER, INCLUDING ANY will be stored in our system. Keurig will, at its option, repair or replace a defective brewer IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR without charge upon its receipt and proof of the date of purchase.
  • Page 23 Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. 33 Coffee Lane Waterbury, VT 05676 1.866.901.BREW (2739) P/N | Pièce n | Pieza n. DC0000000261 REV A 12/15...