Download Table of Contents Print this page

Troubleshooting - Black & Decker CM1100 Use And Care Manual

12-cup programmable coffeemaker

Advertisement

Available languages
Table of Contents
CLEANING WITH VINEGAR
Note: With regular use, minerals and hard water can clog your coffeemaker.
A full cleaning with vinegar is recommended once a month.
1.
Pour white vinegar into water reservoir up to the 6-cup mark on the water
window. Add cold water up to the 10-cup mark.
2.
Put a paper filter in brew basket and close cover. Set empty carafe on the carafe plate.
3.
Turn on coffeemaker. Let half the cleaning mixture brew into carafe (until level
is around 5). Turn off coffeemaker and let it soak for at least 15 minutes
4.
Turn on coffeemaker again and brew remaining cleaning mixture into carafe.
Turn off coffeemaker; empty carafe and discard paper filter.
5.
Fill reservoir with cold water to 11-cup line; replace carafe on carafe plate and then turn
on coffeemaker for a complete brewing cycle to flush out remaining cleaning mixture.
You may want to repeat this step to completely remove the vinegar smell/taste.
6.
Wash brew basket and carafe as instructed in CLEANING.
TR OU B L E SHOOTI N G
PROBLEM
Coffeemaker does
not turn on.
Coffeemaker
is leaking.
The brew basket
overflows.
Coffee sediment in
brewed cup of coffee.
The coffeemaker
brews slowly.
If additional assistance is needed, please contact our consumer service team at
POSSIBLE CAUSE
Coffeemaker is not plugged in. Make sure appliance is
Water reservoir may be
overfilled.
Cover may not be correctly
placed on carafe.
Carafe may not be correctly
placed on the carafe plate.
The carafe has been removed
for longer than 30 seconds
when using the Sneak-A-
Cup™ feature.
Excessive amount of coffee
is used.
The paper filter and/or the
brew basket are not properly
placed.
The coffeemaker needs
cleaning.
1-800-231-9786.
7
SOLUTION
plugged into a working
outlet.
Make sure water reservoir
has not been filled
beyond the 12-cup line.
Make sure cover is
correctly placed and
tightened on carafe
Make sure carafe is
placed securely onto
the carafe plate.
Make sure to replace
the carafe within 30
seconds during the
brewing cycle.
Reduce the amount of
coffee used.
Insert basket-shaped
paper filter into brew
basket and insert basket
properly into holder.
Follow the instructions
in the "Cleaning with
Vinegar" section.

Hide quick links:

Advertisement

Table of Contents
loading

Table of Contents