Introduction

The Rival single cup coffee maker has water tubes that a prone to leaking. If boiling water runs through the tubes for too long, they can come loose and leak water. The tubes are held in by a simple spring that can be loosened by hand.

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  • 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.

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

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Image 1/2: Make sure the tool is pressed securely under the plastic clip, in order to not break it. Image 2/2: 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.

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

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Image 1/2: Pull back the metal backing from the plastic body. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/3: You will need a long, thin Phillips screw driver to get this deep into the device. Image 2/3: You will need a long, thin Phillips screw driver to get this deep into the device. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/2: Take your time to make sure the thin cables within the device don't tear. Image 2/2: 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.

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Image 1/1: You may also use pliers for this step if the springs are too strong.
  • 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.

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  • Remove the two rubber water tubes from the heating element by firmly pulling each at a 90 degree angle from the socket.

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Conclusion

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

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