The filter holder support is the part in which the filter holder of your coffee maker will be fixed.
The filter holder support is changed if:
- coffee no longer flows
- you have a leak before the coffee comes out
- your machine is leaking from the inside
The support is placed at the front of the device, in the top block.
The filter holder support in a Krups coffee maker is an essential component that holds the coffee filter or pod in place during the brewing process. Over time, this part can become worn or damaged, potentially affecting the quality and consistency of your coffee. Replacing the filter holder support is a task that can be undertaken with a bit of care and some common household tools.
Note: It is always recommended to consult the user manual for your specific Krups coffee maker model or contact customer support if you need assistance. Performing unauthorized repairs may void the warranty.
- Replacement filter holder support compatible with your Krups model
- Screwdrivers (Phillips or flat-head, depending on your model)
- Soft cloth or towel
- User manual for your specific Krups model (if available)
Step 1: Turn Off and Unplug the Coffee Maker
Ensure the coffee maker is turned off and unplugged from the electrical outlet to prevent any risk of shock or injury.
Step 2: Allow the Coffee Maker to Cool
If you have used the coffee maker recently, allow it to cool down to room temperature.
Step 3: Open the Coffee Maker (If Required)
Depending on your specific model, you may need to remove screws or panels to access the filter holder support. Carefully follow the instructions in your user manual, if available.
Step 4: Remove the Damaged Filter Holder Support
- Locate the filter holder support. It will usually be found where the filter or pod is placed during brewing.
- Carefully remove any screws or fasteners holding the filter holder support in place. Keep track of these, as you will need them to secure the new part.
- Gently remove the damaged filter holder support from its position.
Step 5: Install the New Filter Holder Support
- Align the new filter holder support with the mounting points.
- Use the original screws or fasteners to secure the new filter holder support in place. Ensure that it is tight and properly aligned but be careful not to overtighten the screws.
Step 6: Reassemble the Coffee Maker (If Required)
- If you had to remove any panels or parts, carefully replace them and secure them using the original screws or fasteners.
Step 7: Clean the Area
Wipe down the area around the new filter holder support with a soft cloth or towel to remove any dust or debris.
Step 8: Test the Coffee Maker
- Plug in the coffee maker and turn it on.
- Run a test brew without coffee to check the alignment and function of the new filter holder support.
- Inspect for any leaks or misalignment that might affect the brewing process.
Replacing the filter holder support in a Krups coffee maker is a manageable task that requires careful handling and attention to detail. Consulting the user manual and using the appropriate tools will facilitate a smooth replacement process.
By maintaining and replacing essential parts like the filter holder support, you ensure that your Krups coffee maker continues to provide consistent and delicious coffee. Regular inspection and maintenance are key to extending the life and efficiency of your appliance.