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Used Keurig smells and tastes like cigarettes

First of all, note that the smell of the machine itself is unlikely to come from the interior of the parts that heat and transport water -- after all, they are regularly cleaned with hot water and ...
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Used Keurig smells and tastes like cigarettes

Pass it to your local authority's electrical recycling scheme, then purchase a new one.
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Keurig Coffee Maker gets clogged and slow

I too, have a Keurig which was probably one of the first ones that came out. A while ago, it started only spitting out a few drops of coffee. I descaled (something I had been doing regularly anyway)....
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Keurig Coffee Maker gets clogged and slow

While all of the above are good recommendations, before you chuck your machine please check the reservoir filter. Mine was having the exact same problem, motor struggling, producing smaller than usual ...
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Is a Keurig K-Cafe "shot" really an espresso shot?

No, sadly it's absolutely not an espresso shot. To get a real espresso shot the ideal settings are to have freshly ground coffee into a portefilter basket leveled and compressed using about 15kgf of ...
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Keurig K155 intermittent water level detection failure

Most coffee machines use magnetic water level sensors. I do not see a reason why Keurig does not have. You may see the basic idea on this page, I copy the animation here to make it easier to ...
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Amount of coffee in French press vs. K-Cups

I think K-cup is [impolite negative opinion] and an absurdly overpriced fad, but I get perfectly decent French press with a scant 2 tablespoons of beans (I don't weigh them, but I'd guess a lot less ...
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Amount of coffee in French press vs. K-Cups

Consider trying an AeroPress coffee maker. It's kind of a redesigned French Press. It's quick, makes smooth coffee, and is easy to clean. If you put in one heaping (rounded) scoop of coffee, that's 14 ...
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What is the ideal temperature/cooldown time for coffee brewed in a Keurig K-mini?

Really, it's whatever you prefer. Of course you don't want to drink it so hot that you scald your mouth, so the high end is generally in the range of any other beverage that you drink hot. But your ...
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Starbucks® Keurig® pods "ZPCK 44088544" meaning?

It appears to be a natural key (human readable) form of the ID found in Keurig products' matrix code. The matrix code decodes to 5000362049 (50 being a constant across products), when in binary share ...
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How can I solve the filling problems of my Keurig?

I typically clean with vinegar and water but may I make a suggestion... ditch the Keurig!! I have heard that if you overfill custom k-cups grounds can get pulled into the water supply lines that may ...
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How can I solve the filling problems of my Keurig?

You need to descale the entire path of the water takes. Our office Keurig suffers the same symptoms occasionally. When they occur, we use the Keurig descaling solution and the instructions located ...
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Keurig Coffee Maker gets clogged and slow

Our three year old Keurig suddenly started to run very slowly and produce only a partial cup of coffee. I tried all of the recommended fixes, even taking the upper check valve out and soaking it in ...
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Keurig Coffee Maker gets clogged and slow

My Keurig began running slower and slower. It seemed to take a long time for the pump to fill the internal reservoir as evidenced by a slow rate of decline of the water level on the external ...
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Keurig Coffee Maker gets clogged and slow

It is not against Keurigs recommendations to use vinegar. They actually recommend it on their site in some sections. Link
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Will using teabags in a Keurig cause problems?

Actually, The reason the Keurig machines can brew tea so quickly is because both K-Cups and the My K-Cup add the element of pressure to the steeping equation. This pressure speeds extractions in ways ...
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