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There will be four main reasons if your Keurig coffee maker is not working.

  • The coffee maker is not heating
  • Leaking water
  • Keurig doesn’t dispense water
  • Machine is not brewing or stuck

So, you need to read the manual and fix the problem. Hence, resetting the device is the primary option for the quick solution

If you are a beginner, you shouldn’t reset the machine without practice. Thus, let’s have some quick solutions to help you sort out the accurate solution

How to reset a Keurig

If your coffee maker doesn’t have any significant issues, a quick restart will help.

  • Unplug the machine
  • Check the parts of the machine are properly fixed
  • Plug the machine and hold the power button for some seconds
  • A welcome note will appear on the screen if there is not any major issue

Method 1: Quick clean up

If your coffee maker stops working, you must check the water reservoir for clogged particles. Hence, the Keurig coffee maker comes with a removable water reservoir. If you are using tap water, you will come across calcium deposits along the sides of the water lines. It may affect the functioning of the machine.


You can run air pressure using a straw for a quick solution or run the machine with water without a k-cup.

Method 2: Removal of debris

If you have not cleaned your machine for quite some time, there would be calcium deposits in machines. It is essential to clean the machine once a week to avoid such problems.


Prepare a solution of one part of vinegar with two parts of water and fill the water reservoir with this solution. Wait for 30-minutes and run the machine for effective cleaning. In addition, run the machine several times with fresh water to eliminate the vinegar smell.

Method 3: Coffee maker is not brewing

sometimes coffee maker makes noise but doesn’t brew coffee. It can happen if you have not fixed the parts properly or are not given enough time to warm up.


Unplug the machine from the main socket and fix all the parts accurately. After resetting the parts, you are ready to turn on the machine, and hopefully, it will work efficiently.

Method 4: Coffee maker is leaking

If the coffee maker is leaking, there would be two reasons. First, calcium deposits have clogged the water lines. Secondly, the water pump is not working. You need to fix this problem and reset the machine.


Run water-vinegar solution to remove debris and use a pointed needle to unclog the water lines.

A quick reset of the coffee maker

After resolving the issues, you are ready to reset your machine. If your machine doesn’t turn on and shut off, you should check for the main power supply. Hence, unplug the machine for some time, check the water reservoir is fixed correctly, and fill accurately before a quick restart. It will help, hopefully. If the problem persists, there might be some issue with the touch screen system.

This video will provide you information how to reset Keurig coffee makers.

How to reset Keurig 2.0

Resetting a Keurig 2.0 is no more difficult. If there is not any major issue, you can reset the machine by turning it off and holding the power button for some time. It will help a quick reset, but you also check for better solutions.


  • Check for the magnetic reservoir if it is fixed properly
  • Make sure there are no air bubbles in removable parts of machine
  • Machine is not clogged
  • Run the water cycle twice or thrice
  • Finally, turn on the machine for effective functioning

How to advance reset Keurig 2.0

Never get worried if your coffee maker is giving some error codes. Simply watch for the things that could help you overcome the troubleshooting issues.

  • Press the medium and small cups button at the same time and release them quickly.
  • Press the menu button immediately
  • If you have pressed accurately, you will see 6:09 numbers on a screen. After this, again press the menu button
  • You will see 0:00 brew on display
  • Now press the medium cup button followed by the menu button
  • Press medium and small cup buttons simultaneously
  • Finally, unplug the machine for some time and plug it in again for a quick reset

Over to you

It’s a complete guide for a quick reset with problems and solutions. You can check for the method that works better for you. So, enjoy a super-hot coffee with taste and an effortless making option.

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