My Cuisinart Coffee Maker Is Not Brewing

Cuisinart is be best known for its food processors, but the company also makes various other home appliances, including coffee makers. Cuisinart coffee makers are available in programmable and thermal units in a variety of carafe sizes. If a Cuisinart coffee maker is not brewing coffee, users may wish to perform some troubleshooting techniques to help identify and fix the issue.

Step 1

Ensure that the Cuisinart coffee maker is plugged in to a working power outlet. Reset the circuit breaker on the home's circuit breaker box if it has been turned off.

Step 2

Lift the lid on the water tank and verify that enough water has been poured into the reservoir for the desired amount of coffee to be brewed.

Step 3

Open the filter door and ensure the filter basket is sitting securely in the holder and is not out of position. The filter basket needs to be clean if it is a permanent filter, or a new paper filter needs to be inserted in the filter basket.

Step 4

Pull open the coffee hopper and clean the chute if it is clogged with coffee beans or coffee.

Step 5

Select "Brew" or "Start" and wait a few minutes for the coffee maker to begin to brew.

Step 6

Contact Cuisinart for assistance if these procedures do not resolve the problem.