Many users of the Keurig brand of coffeemaker make use of the Keurig coffee maker filter as part of their cleaning routine. The standard filter holds two ounces of water, a minute quantity of coffee, and some flavor. The first time this filter is replaced, it is not uncommon to discover that the amount of water holding in the reservoir has been depleted. The most efficient method of getting water into the reservoir from the kitchen tap is to turn off the power, open the faucet, and then wait a few minutes while the power is turned back on. This will ensure that the water level in the reservoir is not too low, and the second time around you can pour the water into the receptacle without worry.
When this filter is no longer sufficient, you may find yourself needing the Keurig coffee maker repair guide or the Keurig manual to find the correct replacement. Instructions for these repairs are usually found in the manual. In addition, there are often separate instructions for various models of the same make and model. If you are in doubt as to how to proceed with the repair, consult the instructions. If the instructions are too vague, or indicate you need to conduct something that is beyond your skill level, seek out the help of someone qualified to do small appliance repairs. While the procedure for replacing parts is largely the same, small variations may affect the results or the required steps of the repair.
First, you must remove the water filter from the keurig coffee maker. Once this is completed, you must locate the two screws that hold the filter in place. Once you have located these screws, you can unscrew them. You will likely discover that the screws are on the bottom housing, so you will need to disassemble the water filter assembly before you can remove the assembly. Once you have removed the filter from the keurig coffee maker, you will need to take apart the two rings that are located on the assembly.
To complete the repair, you will need to disconnect the water tube and tubing from the filter assembly. You will also need to remove the two screws that are holding the assembly in place on the holder under the pot. Once the assembly is disassembled, you can locate the replacement part. You can find replacement parts in the manual or you can contact Keurig for their replacement parts. You will probably notice that the filter assembly has been marked for replacement. The replacement part is typically sold separately.
Once you have located the correct replacement part, you should reconnect the water pipe to the main water supply. Place the part inside the water filter and reinstall the two screws that are holding the water filter in place. Then replace the assembly over the preloaded cartridge with the correct one. Check to ensure that the replacement has been correctly installed before continuing.
Now that your keurig coffee maker filter is in good working order, you can begin brewing your favorite coffee. However, one of the advantages of a K-Cup filter is that the water can spill over into the other cups before it has a chance to adequately dissolve the coffee grinds. If this happens, you will have water that is not clean. To remedy this problem, you can add a small amount of vinegar to the water prior to brewing your coffee.
Keurig makes a coffee making machine that is truly worth using. It produces coffee that is perfect every time. For this reason, it is highly recommended that you invest in a good quality Keurig coffee maker filter replacement. Over time these replacement parts will improve the life of the Keurig coffee maker so that you will be able to enjoy it for many years to come.
Keurig manufactures several different models so it should not be difficult to find the right filter replacement part. If you are unsure which part you need to replace, simply look at the serial number on the part. This will provide you with the information you need to purchase the correct part. You may also choose to purchase new Keurig brewer parts online. Some people like to take their old parts to a garage or another store and try to fit them themselves.