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My Keurig 2.0 is yielding some bitter tasting coffee that I

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My Keurig 2.0 is yielding some bitter tasting coffee that I attribute to the water I am using. Tried filtered and distilled and spring water, but the coffee is not at good as that from identical machines and identical pods at other locations. I am looking for the water filter that is mentioned in the manual but do not have one--I probably discarded it by mistake when unpacking. The long plastic tube that fits into the water reservoir is here, but the filter is not.
Please tell me if you think the filter would make a difference in the taste. If yes, please tell me how to order one or more of them. I mailed my machine registration to you 9/6/16 so it should be on file.
Thanks for your help,
Robert Cremonni Tenants Harbor, Maine 04860
Bob Cremonni
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Coffee Machine Repair
Expert:  Chester replied 2 months ago.

Hi and welcome to Justanswer.

Initially, may I know what is the model of your Keurig machine?

Is it brand new machine and you taste a plastic on your coffee?

Expert:  Chester replied 2 months ago.

Hi and welcome to Justanswer.

Initially, Is it brand new machine and you taste a plastic on your coffee? Yes the water filter would be helpful but if you have plastic taste in brand new machine that is usually cause of new plastic parts like reservoir and k-cup holder.

Please follow this steps below.

1. Remove the reservoir,k-cup holder and other removable plastic parts from the Keurig, and fill it with hot water & dish soap.
2. Let it soak for 30 minutes.
3. Take a sponge to it and scrub it out thoroughly.
4. Rinse the reservoir,k-cup holder and other removable plastic parts.
5. Fill it up again with just water and add a 1/2 cup of white distilled vinegar.
6. Hook it back up to the Keurig.
7. Cycle through several cups of just water/vinegar until it’s empty (use the largest cup size to speed this up).
8. Fill it up again with just water (no vinegar) and cycle through the reservoir again.
9. Repeat step 8 again until the funky taste is gone. It should only take a couple cycles.

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Hope this information will be helpful.

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Expert:  Chester replied 1 month ago.

Hi

I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help?

Let me know,
Chester