Introduction

The Rival single cup coffee maker has a heating element that is prone to breaking. If the device is left on for too long, the heating element can over heat and stop working.

Remove the three 16mm Tri-Point screws from the base plate. Remove the three 16mm Tri-Point screws from the base plate.
  • Remove the three 16mm Tri-Point screws from the base plate.

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Remove the base plate by pressing the plastic body away from the metal plate with your thumbs. Remove the base plate by pressing the plastic body away from the metal plate with your thumbs.
  • Remove the base plate by pressing the plastic body away from the metal plate with your thumbs.

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Remove the 8mm Phillips screw that attaches the power button to the inside of the coffee maker.
  • Remove the 8mm Phillips screw that attaches the power button to the inside of the coffee maker.

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Use a flat head screwdriver to pry the power button from its slot in the body of the device. Make sure the tool is pressed securely under the plastic clip, in order to not break it.
  • Use a flat head screwdriver to pry the power button from its slot in the body of the device.

  • Make sure the tool is pressed securely under the plastic clip, in order to not break it.

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Clean both the button and its slot before replacing the power button. Clean both the button and its slot before replacing the power button.
  • Clean both the button and its slot before replacing the power button.

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Remove the two 8mm Phillips screws from the plastic body.
  • Remove the two 8mm Phillips screws from the plastic body.

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Remove the two 8 mm Phillips screws from the chassis of coffee maker. Pull back the metal backing from the plastic body.
  • Remove the two 8 mm Phillips screws from the chassis of coffee maker.

  • Pull back the metal backing from the plastic body.

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Remove the four 8 mm Phillips screws from the inner plastic body. You will need a long, thin Phillips screw driver to get this deep into the device. You will need a long, thin Phillips screw driver to get this deep into the device.
  • Remove the four 8 mm Phillips screws from the inner plastic body.

  • You will need a long, thin Phillips screw driver to get this deep into the device.

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Flip the device upside down and remove the outer plastic body from the device by pulling straight up. Take your time to make sure the thin cables within the device don't tear.
  • Flip the device upside down and remove the outer plastic body from the device by pulling straight up.

  • Take your time to make sure the thin cables within the device don't tear.

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Remove the two 8 mm Phillips screws from the metal backing.
  • Remove the two 8 mm Phillips screws from the metal backing.

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Remove the  4 springs holding the water tubes by squeezing the 2 prongs together.
  • Remove the 4 springs holding the water tubes by squeezing the 2 prongs together.

  • You may also use pliers for this step if the springs are too strong.

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Bend the heating element back and forth to wiggle the water tubes loose from the plastic.
  • Bend the heating element back and forth to wiggle the water tubes loose from the plastic.

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Conclusion

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

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