Introduction

Removing the internal one-way valve may become necessary if it becomes clogged and water is not flowing properly through the coffee maker.

Remove the carafe (coffee pot) from the coffee maker.
  • Remove the carafe (coffee pot) from the coffee maker.

  • Turn the Braun Aromaster KF 440 upside down so the base is exposed.

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Locate the nut at the center of the base and unscrew it with a pair of basic pliers.
  • Locate the nut at the center of the base and unscrew it with a pair of basic pliers.

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Gently lift the cover away from the bottom of the coffee maker and remove it.
  • Gently lift the cover away from the bottom of the coffee maker and remove it.

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Locate the one-way valve.
  • Locate the one-way valve.

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Lift up on the one way valve to snap it out of place. (This shouldn't require much force).
  • Lift up on the one way valve to snap it out of place. (This shouldn't require much force).

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Using the larger plastic opening tool, gently push the tubing off of the one-way valve. (If the tubing is being stubborn and won't come off, run the metal spudger around the inside of tubing to free it up.)
  • Using the larger plastic opening tool, gently push the tubing off of the one-way valve. (If the tubing is being stubborn and won't come off, run the metal spudger around the inside of tubing to free it up.)

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Completely remove one-way valve from the inside of the coffee maker.
  • Completely remove one-way valve from the inside of the coffee maker.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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