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How To Get Your Cuisinart Coffee Maker To Stop Beeping 5 Times

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Is your Cuisinart coffee maker beeping 5 times? This alert is called the Ready Tone. It can be helpful, but it can also be annoying to some people. Keep reading to learn more about when you should be hearing this beep. Plus, I also explain how you can disable the beeping on your Cuisinart coffee maker.

When Are Cuisinart Coffee Makers Supposed To Beep?

End of Brew Cycle

According to the user manuals for Cuisinart coffee makers, there are two times when you should be hearing your machine beep 5 times. First, your Cuisinart is set to beep by default to alert you when you a brew cycle is done. This can be helpful if you set a pot of coffee to brew and then go into a different room. The sooner you get to your coffee, the fresher it will be.

During Descaling Cycle

A Cuisinart coffee maker will also beep 5 times at the end of a descaling cleaning cycle. To enter CLEAN mode, you usually need to press and hold the CLEAN button. The CLEAN light will start flashing and the descaling cycle will begin. When the cycle is over, the Cuisinart coffee maker will beep 5 times and then shut off. This is completely normal. You should continue with the rest of the descaling instructions to rinse your machine of any cleaning solution.

Cuisinart Coffee Maker Beeping At Other Times

If your coffee maker any time other than the two instances described above, then the unit detects that something is off. This usually has to do with the lid not being fully closed. It can also happen if you open the lid during the brew cycle.

How Do You Disable The Beep On Your Cuisinart Coffee Maker?

Depending on which Cuisinart coffee maker model you have, you may or may not be able to disable the Ready Tone beep. If your Cuisinart model (like the 14 Cup DCC-3200) has a TONE button, then disabling the beeping is as simple as pressing the TONE button. When you have done that, an icon will display to show you that the Ready Tone is off. You can always press the tone button again to turn it back on if you want. The icon will then disappear.

If your model doesn’t have a Tone button, you can try to adjust the programming so that your coffee maker doesn’t shut off completely. Turn the function knob to Auto Off. Then use the hour and minute buttons to set how long your Cuisinart coffee maker should wait before turning itself off. Whenever it does turn off, it will beep. However, if you can delay it a by a bit hopefully it won’t be as disruptive to your sleep.

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