Introduction

Over time, the Keurig B70 Platinum needle accumulates particles which causes malfunction in the brewing of beverages. The Keurig needle functions as a tool to pierce K-Cups and feed water through the K-Cup.

Tools

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Before needle repair,  make sure the brewer is disconnected from any power outlet.
    • Before needle repair, make sure the brewer is disconnected from any power outlet.

    • Lift the handle to open the top of the brewer.

    • There are two sharp needles that puncture the K-Cup pack. One is above the K-Cup holder and the other is in the bottom of the holder. Be careful when cleaning the top needle.

  2. Bend a paperclip to create a vertical metal piece. This is used to clean the top needle.
    • Bend a paperclip to create a vertical metal piece. This is used to clean the top needle.

    • Insert a paper clip into the exit needle to loosen the debris and push it out.

      • Repeat this action until the debris is cleared from the top needle.

    • All external pieces of the brewer are dishwasher safe.

Conclusion

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

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must be something else on mine. i have cleaned out with paper clip 3 times and still no water comes out.

jjthdj - Reply

Worked great for mine just now. I picked up a used B20 Platinum at a Garage Sale yesterday for only $10 super easy to clean needle & now it works great!! Thanks OP!!

ronald944 - Reply

My husband keeps wanting to buy me something new every time the old one doesn't work, well I am old fashioned and will do anything I can to save money. Thank goodness this worked than you so much.

Wendy Clark - Reply

How about the needle at the bottom of the holder?

tahoejb - Reply

Clean that too. It can’t hurt.

LARRY RODAMMER - Reply

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