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Troubleshooting Guide - KitchenAid KCM1208 User Manual

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Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or
electrical shock.
If the display is not illuminated:
If only a portion of the water
added to the Coffee Maker
actually brews:
If you hear 3 rapid tones:
If "Er1" flashes on the display
and you hear 1 tone:
If coffee overflows the Brew
If water exits from the back of
the Coffee Maker:
If the problem is not due to one
of the above items:
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded outlet. If you have a circuit breaker
box, make sure the circuit is closed.
The Coffee Maker requires immediate descaling. Please
refer to the "Care and cleaning" section.
There is no water in the Water Tank. See the "Filling
water for brewing" section.
A button may be jammed. Unplug and press each button
several times. Plug the Coffee Maker. If "Er1" appears
again on the display, repeat this procedure.
The Brew Basket is not correctly in place. See the
"Assembly Of Brew Basket" section.
Too much coffee ground was placed into the Brew Basket.
Used both Gold tone filter and paper filter together.
Too much water was poured into the Water Tank.
See the "Arranging for Service" chapter in the "Warranty
and Service" section. Do not return the Espresso Machine
to the retailer as they do not provide service.


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