Problem Suggestion
Brewer does not turn on
  • Make sure brewer is plugged into a working outlet.
  • Press the On/Off button to begin brew (red light will be illuminated).
Coffee is not brewing
  • Make sure brewer is plugged into a working outlet.
  • Make sure brewer is filled with water.  A minimum of 4 cups (20 oz.) is needed to begin brewing.
  • Make sure brewer clock is set.
  • Press the On/Off button to begin brew (red light will be illuminated).
  • Check to see if Auto-Start time was programmed accurately.
Brew funnel overflows
  • Be sure brew funnel is properly inserted.
  • Use BUNN paper filters - they are taller to prevent overflow.
  • Be sure sprayhead is in place.
  • If overflow continues, contact BUNN for a flow restrictor sprayhead at 1-800-352-BUNN (2866) or complete the Parts & Service form (click here).
Warmer plate stays on after brewing phase
  • Warmer plate automatically shuts off after 2 hours on the HG model.  To shut off manually, push the On/Off button (red light will turn off).
Programmed Auto-Start did not work
  • Make sure AM/PM was accurately selected
  • Reprogram for Daylight Savings Time or a power outage if needed.
  • Make sure Auto-Start button is illuminated.
Digital display flashes between time and "CLE"
Rumbling noise
  • Normal while water is heating.
  • Will occur if you pour fresh water into unit immediately after brewing.
  • Will occur if you pour fresh water into unit when the warmer is still on from previous brew.
Brew time is longer than usual