Troubleshooting: Why Won’t My Keurig Make a Full Pot of Coffee?
Your Keurig should make the perfect cup of coffee every time. But sometimes a full pot of coffee is what you need. Here are some of the reasons why your Keurig might not be making a full pot and how to troubleshoot and fix them easily.
Not Enough Water
If your Keurig isn’t making a full pot of coffee, it could mean you’re running low on water. If this is the issue, following these steps will help you out:
- Check the Water Tank: Make sure your water tank is full. Some Keurig models contain a reservoir for water and can handle fewer cups of coffee depending on the size of the reservoir.
- Check for K-Cup® Pod Clogging: Look for debris or clogging from a used K-Cup® pod inside the machine. This can prevent the water from dispersing properly.
- Add More Water: If the water tank is full, you can try manually adding more water to the machine. This will depend on the model of your Keurig.
Malfunctioning K-Cup® Pod Carousel
Another common cause of a full pot of coffee being unable to brew is malfunctioning K-Cup® carousel. The carousel is what holds your K-Cup® pods as they brew. If it isn’t turning properly, it can prevent the water from passing through the pod and being dispersed into your cup. If this is the issue, follow these steps to fix it:
- Check for Damage: Inspect the carousel for any visible damage. If the carousel is dented or damaged, you’ll need to replace it.
- Check for Blockage: Look for any blockages in the carousel or any parts of the machine that could be preventing it from turning properly.
- Clean It: Clean the carousel and the machine thoroughly. This can help remove any extra debris that is preventing the carousel from turning.
If your Keurig isn’t making a full pot of coffee, it could be due to a few different issues. Not enough water, malfunctioning K-Cup® pod carousel, or debris or clogging from a used K-Cup® pod. To solve these issues, check your water tank, inspect and clean the carousel, and add more water if needed. Following these tips should help you get back to making the perfect cup of coffee every time.