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Keurig K70 Troubleshooting

The Keurig model K70 is a beverage brewing system for home and commercial use. The Keurig is made by the American company Keurig Green Mountain.

Brewer Will Not Turn On ¶ 

The Keurig will not respond or show any sign of powering up.

Unit is not plugged in ¶ 

Be sure to check to see if the cable is plugged in correctly into a 3-prong outlet. If the brewer still does not turn on switch outlets. If that fails yet again reset your circuit breaker.

The internal computer is malfunctioning ¶ 

Turn off your Keurig completely and unplug the device. Then wait a few minutes and re-plug the device back into the outlet and turn on the Keurig.

Beverage is Watered Down ¶ 

The beverage does not have the same strength or flavor as usual

Replace K-Cup ¶ 

Insert your new k-cup into the allotted area.

The water line is clogged ¶ 

Take a 60 cc syringe and fill it with water and place the end on where the keurig sucks in water. Drain the syringe into the hole. Repeat until unclogged.

Exit Needle may be clogged ¶ 

The Exit Needle is on the inside bottom of the K-Cup Holder Assembly. It can be cleaned with a paperclip or similar tool. Remove K-Cup Holder and insert the needle into the needle to remove clog.

Caution: To avoid risk of injury, do not put fingers in the K-Cup Chamber

The Brewer may need to be descaled ¶ 

[link to descaling guide]

Brewer Shuts Off Randomly ¶ 

Without appearing to have cause, the Brewer occasionally shuts off

The magnet in the water reservoir is out of place ¶ 

This can be checked by removing the water reservoir and lid, and then using your hand to realign the magnet.

The auto off timer is set ¶ 

To check if this is on, press the button below menu and scroll through the programming options. The auto off timer should be set to “off”

Cup is Not Being Filled ¶ 

Your beverage has not been dispensed completely.

Exit needle is not clean ¶ 

The Exit Needle is on the inside bottom of the K-Cup Holder Assembly. It can be cleaned with a paperclip or similar tool. Remove K-Cup Holder and insert the needle into the needle to remove clog.

Vacuum pump is malfunctioning ¶ 

[link to vacuum pump replacement]

Water is not flowing ¶ 

Make sure that the silver lever on top of the unit is pressed down firmly and nothing is in the way.

Time is Not Displayed ¶ 

The time is absent from the LCD display

The clock is not set ¶ 

Press the menu button located directly under the display, make sure the display reads “off” across the top and the set clock option is selected. Use the round buttons to the left and right to adjust the time. Use the menu button to cycle through the rest of the programing steps.

The power was interrupted ¶ 

Reset the clock (refer to owner's manual)

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