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Care And Cleaning; Troubleshooting - Black & Decker CM9050C Instructions Manual

12-cup programmable coffeemaker
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Care and Cleaning

This product contains no user serviceable parts. Refer service to qualified service
Caution: Do not overexpose control panel to water. Water may cause permanent
damage and make coffeemaker inoperable.
1. Make sure coffeemaker is unplugged and cooled before cleaning.
2. Open water reservoir cover.
3. Remove filter basket by its handle and lift straight up.
4. discard filter with grounds.
5. Clean parts as follows:
• Filter basket, carafe and lid are all top-rack dishwasher-safe; or they may be
hand-washed in warm, sudsy water.
• Wipe exterior and adjustable warming plate with a soft damp cloth.
Important: Do not use abrasive cleansers, scouring pads or steel wool. Never
immerse coffeemaker in water or any other liquid.
• do not allow all of the liquid to evaporate from the carafe while on the
adjustable warming plate, or heat the carafe when empty.
• discard the carafe if damaged in any manner.
• Never use abrasive scouring pads or cleansers; they will scratch the glass.
• Avoid rough handling and sharp blows.
This coffeemaker automatically records number of times coffee has been brewed,
to indicate when full decalcification cleaning is needed. When 60 cycles
of coffee have been brewed, CleAn light on digital display will be illuminated.
1. Combine 6 cups of white vinegar and 4 cups of cold water in carafe.
2. Pour into water reservoir. Close the lid.
3. Place an 8 to 12 cup basket style paper filter in the removable filter basket.
Insert filter basket into filter basket holder and close lid.
4. Press AUTO ClEAN button to activate cleaning cycle. ClEAN light at bottom
of digital display will be illuminated.
5. Part of the mixture will brew through. Remaining mixture will be held in
coffeemaker for 30 minutes before completing its brew through.
6. Brew fresh water through appliance following instructions given in GETTING
STARTEd before brewing coffee again.
Important: Auto Clean may be activated at any time, simply by pressing AUTO
CLEAN button.


Coffeemaker does
Coffeemaker is not
not turn on.
plugged in.
Coffeemaker is leaking. Water reservoir may
be overfilled. Carafe
may not be correctly
placed on adjustable
warming plate.
Brewing takes too long. Coffeemaker might
need cleaning.
Coffee is not brewing.
Water reservoir might
be empty.
Coffeemaker brews
There may be no
clear water.
coffee grounds in
removable filter
Filter basket does not
Removable filter
basket may not be
correctly placed.
Filter basket overflows. Carafe may be
improperly placed on
adjustable warming
Grounds in brewed
Filter and/or filter
basket are not
properly placed.
Coffeemaker is brewing
Coffeemaker needs
slowly; brewed coffee
cleaning; wrong grind
tastes bad.
being used.
Check to be sure
appliance is plugged into
a working outlet and the
power (
) button is
powered on.
Make sure water
reservoir has not been
filled beyond MAX fill
line. Make sure carafe
is placed correctly on
adjustable warming plate
and is centered
under filter basket holder.
Follow procedure in CARE
Make sure water
reservoir has sufficient
water to brew desired
number of cups of coffee.
Add sufficient amount of
coffee grounds to paper
filter in removable filter
Remove filter basket and
replace correctly into
Remove carafe and
insert so that carafe
rests comfortably within
grooves on adjustable
warming plate.
Insert paper liner into
filter basket and insert
basket properly into
Follow directions for
cleaning coffeemaker.
Use only coffee ground
for automatic drip



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