KitchenAid that, if your Coffee Maker should fail within the first year of ownership, KitchenAid will arrange to deliver an identical or comparable replacement to your door free of charge and arrange to have your original Coffee Maker returned to us.
Table of Contents INTRODUCTION Hassle-Free Replacement Warranty...Inside Front Cover Product Registration Card ...Inside Front Cover Coffee Maker Safety ...2 Electrical Requirements ...2 Important Safeguards...3 FEATURES AND OPERATION Coffee Maker General Features ...4 Display and Control Pad Features...6 Pre-Use Cleaning ...8 Installing the Water Filter...8 To Set the Time-of-Day Clock ...9 Brewing Coffee...10...
Coffee Maker Safety Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following: 1. Read all instructions. 2. Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs. 3. To protect against electrical shock, do not immerse cord, plugs, or Coffee Maker in water or other liquid.
Split-Lid Wrap-Around Housing Glass Carafe Coffee Scoop General Features Gold Tone Permanent Filter JavaSpa™ Showerhead Brew Basket Reservoir Fill-Channel “Time Since Brew” Display Brew Timer Display Clean Touch™ Control Pad...
Coffee Maker simple. The pad is sealed against spills, will not trap grime, and is a snap to wipe clean. Glass Carafe (models KCM511, KCM514) Dishwasher-safe glass carafe features a no-drip pouring spout and comfortable handle. Stainless Steel Thermal Carafe (model KCM515 –...
Ion-Exchange Water Filter / Water Level Indicator (not shown) Advanced filter reduces chlorine and other contaminants which impair coffee flavor. Filter also softens the water, which increases the time between descalings. The filter handle serves as a convenient water level indicator.
Display and Control Pad Features DISPLAY FEATURES: Brew Timer Display Shows the time-of-day. Small lights indicate whether the time is AM or PM. An easy-to-set 24-hour brew timer will brew coffee at the selected time, day or night. “Time Since Brew” Display Display shows the time elapsed since the completion of the brewing cycle.
Preparing Your Coffee Maker for Use Pre-Use Cleaning Wash the brew basket, gold tone permanent filter, and carafe in hot, soapy water, then rinse with clean water and dry. Do not use abrasive cleansers or scouring pads. Installing the Ion-Exchange Water Filter Use of the ion-exchange water filter is strongly recommended.
Preparing Your Coffee Maker for Use To Set the Time-of-Day Clock WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard 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.
Operating Your Coffee Maker Brewing Coffee 1. Fill a carafe with enough fresh, cool water to make the desired amount of coffee. A graduated scale on the side of the glass carafe helps measure the amount of water required. The right side of the scale (“coffee”) is a measurement of carafe volume in 4 ⁄...
Operating Your Coffee Maker 7. Shake the brew basket slightly to even out the bed of coffee. This will help ensure uniform coffee extraction and excellent flavor. Place the basket into the Coffee Maker, push it down to seat it securely, and close the lid.
Operating Your Coffee Maker The Pause and Pour Feature The pause and pour feature enables you to remove the carafe from the Coffee Maker and pour a cup of coffee before brewing is finished. When the carafe is removed, a special valve stops the flow of coffee from the brew basket.
Operating Your Coffee Maker 5. The Coffee Maker will begin brewing at the programmed time. 6. Each time you want the Coffee Maker to brew at the programmed time, activate the automatic brew timer by pressing the Auto On Button. The Coffee Maker will always default to the last brew time set.
Cleaning the Coffee Maker 1. Unplug the Coffee Maker and allow it to cool before cleaning. 2. Remove the brew basket and carafe from the Coffee Maker. 3. On model KCM515, remove the lid on the thermal carafe by turning it counter-clockwise, then lifting.
Troubleshooting and Error Codes • If the brew timer display is not illuminated: Check to see if the Coffee Maker is plugged into a grounded 3 prong outlet. If it is, unplug the Coffee Maker, then plug it into the same outlet again.
Warranty: One Year Full Warranty from date of purchase. KITCHENAID DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock. Arranging for Service Outside the 50 United States and Puerto Rico Consult your local KitchenAid dealer or the store where you purchased the Ordering Accessories and Replacement Parts To order accessories or replacement parts for your Coffee Maker, visit KitchenAid.com or call toll-free...