CUISINART COFFEE MAKERS AND TEAPOTS PROBLEMS

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Information about the problems and breakdowns of Cuisinart coffee makers and teapots that were reported from 2011 to 2022.

Common problems: burning, electric shock, electrical, fire, glass shattering, leaking, melting, mold, overheating, smell, smoke, sparks.

Faulty modules: buttons, control board, dispenser, display, door, fan, filter, glass, heating element, motor, rack, screen, timer.

Problems

320 issues reported

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 4/30/2011

While in warming mode electric coffee maker made a loud popping noise & filled the kitchen with smoke. Bottom of coffee maker had strong odor of burning electronics. Glass carafe was scorched and black on bottom.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/2/2011

Electric coffee maker was in use approximately half way through the 2-hour pre-set "keep warm" mode when consumer heard a popping noise coming from the product. The smell of burned wires was very apparent, and the warming plate began smoking.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 3/30/2011

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker produced smoke and an odor of an electrical fire. Consumer unplugged the product.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 4/17/2011

Coffee maker had finished brewing a pot, was in "keep warm" mode & Spontaneously started brew cycle again. Coffee in pot began to boil vigorously. Unit made crackling noise & acrid smoke poured from bottom. Smelled like burning plastic/electrical fire. Consumer unplugged unit

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 3/12/2011

after being on for approximately 20 minutes electric coffee maker started smoking out of the bottom. consumer was able to unplug the coffee maker and throw it outside in the snow before it had started on fire.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/14/2011

54 YOF's coffee maker overheated & appeared to have an internal fire. The plate became red hot & developed fine cracks. Smoke came out of the plate and the top of the coffee maker, and filled the kitchen with smoke. The metal components of the coffee maker appear scorched.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 3/16/2011

while in sink handle came off of the electric Coffee Maker. consumer reporting safety hazard should the handle have come off while hot coffee was in the pot.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/17/2011

while in use the bottom of the electric coffee maker began to crackle and smoke. Indications of an electrical short below the heating element were present. There was a strong smell of burning plastic. Smoke emanated from beneath the heating element.

Cuisinart DGB 700BC

  • Date: 3/21/2011

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker and grinder combo caught on fire.

Cuisinart CHW-12

  • Date: 4/8/2011

CONSUMER REPORTS THAT WHILE MOVING THE ELECTRIC COFFEE MAKER ON THE COUNTERTOP SHE NOTICED THAT THE COUNTERTOP UNDERNEATH THE CARAFE WARMER WAS EXTREMELY HOT.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 1/9/2012

Consumer's coffee pot was making popping noise while he was operating it for a couple of hours before it began to spark. Coffee pot doesn't appear damaged & hasn't damaged consumer's home. He wasn't injured.

Cuisinart DCC-2200

  • Date: 4/22/2012

Consumer reports that the coffee maker caught fire after it finished brewing. She says she had the same model before that caught fire in 2007 and was replaced and now the same thing has happened again. The coffee began boiling in the pot and smoke came out of the machine.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 8/24/2012

63 YOM awakened 48 YOF to say he needed assistance in determining cause of smell of electrical smoke in kitchen. They determined that it was replacement electrical coffee maker & observed thin trail of white smoke arising from lower back prtion of unit. Unit was unplugged.

Cuisinart DCC-2205

  • Date: 4/13/2015

The consumer reports about the coffee maker catching on an electrical fire. The unit was a replacement coffee maker sent by the manufacturer for a coffee maker that had also had an electrical fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/18/2015

Consumer's husband smelled smoke coming from kitchen 15 minutes after consumer made coffee. They noticed their coffee maker was melting. Coffee maker stays on for 2 hours after coffee is done brewing. Unit is replacement for previous coffee maker, which melted.

Cuisinart DGB 700

  • Date: 8/2/2018

37 YOM consumer had his coffee maker replaced two times. There was a loud clicking sound after brewing coffee and profuse amount of smoke and burning plastic smell came from machine. Unit was replaced. Grinder failed on replaced unit. In last one, hot plate was glowing red.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 2/5/2017

The consumer stated that their coffee maker burnt. It had brewed 10 cups and had some coffee in the pot on the warmer. It made gurgling noises and started to smoke. It smelled like burned plastic. There was visible smoke in the kitchen and the counter under it was hot.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/27/2011

Electric coffee maker smoked, crackled & shot sparks out of base while in the 'off' position. Toxic smoke triggered asthma attack for 44 YOF. She did not receive first aid or medical attention.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 8/5/2013

32 YOM reported that recently while coffee maker was brewing coffee electrical smoke started emitting from it & LCD screen went blank. He stated that its hot plate got too hot, & it left burn mark on bottom of carafe. He unplugged unit immediately.

Cuisinart CBC-6400PC

  • Date: 7/6/2020

Bottom piece of glass carafe of coffee maker broke while been routinely cleaning with scratch free sponge & dish soap, & 46 YOM's hand went through & got cut in multiple places, causing lot of bleeding. He received 1st aid by non-medical professional.

Cuisinart DGB 700

  • Date: 4/25/2020

The Consumer stated that their coffee maker overheated and began to smoke and melt the plastic. This also happened before with their previous coffee maker of the same brand and model. The Consumer believes that if they had not unplugged it, it would have caught fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 3/15/2016

I was making a small pot of coffee, when I smelled a strong odor of burning electrical components and/or plastic. I noticed a significant amount of smoke coming from the back of the coffee maker, where the power cord enters. The power light had gone out. I unplugged the unit.

Cuisinart Grind and Brew DCB-700BC

  • Date: 7/8/2012

while electric coffee maker was in use it started smoking and was extremely hot. consumer immediately unplugged the coffee maker and cleared the smoke smell from the house. fire hazard.

Cuisinart Grind and Brew

  • Date: 7/3/2016

Consumer had two coffee makers that have started crackling and smoking. First unit caused fire and was replaced. Replacement unit is experiencing same malfunction.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 1/4/2017

The consumer stated that within 3 months of purchasing the coffeemaker, the warming plate caught fire. It was put into the sink to put the fire out. The mfr replaced it with the same model. It is reported that a year later, the replacement unit's warming plate has caught fire

Cuisinart SS-5P1

  • Date: 1/14/2022

The single-cup server coffee pot causes excessive water over spillage during brewing cycle. Coffee grains and water overflow from coffee cartridge holder during brewing process. 47 YOM stated that this poses an electrical shock hazard with water pooling on countertops.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 4/9/2012

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker began to make a crackling noise, emit acrid smoke and become very hot on the bottom portion. Consumer unplugged the unit and carried it outside using oven mitts. He says the unit had been purchased only 16 months ago.

Cuisinart DCC-3750

  • Date: 8/18/2012

Consumer reports that she suddenly smelled smoke in the kitchen and saw the coffee pot billowing smoke from underneath and behind unit. She says the pot was not turned on, nor was it programmed to be turned on, and hadn't been used for many hours prior.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 1/13/2012

The consumer report that an electric coffee maker started fire (contained to appliance).

Cuisinart DCC-1100BK

  • Date: 7/6/2011

Coffee maker developed an internal electrical short causing smoke to billow from the back of the unit. The heat from the electrical fire was hot enough to blister the coating on the built in coffee pot heat plate. Consumer is concerned regarding potential fire hazard.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/4/2012

Consumer reports that two hours after brewing coffee and keep warm warm sequence, he heard a loud sizzling and crackling sound. He found that the coffee maker was apparently off, but bluish smoke was pouring from the unit and the remaining coffee in the carafe was quite hot.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/26/2012

Consumer had brewed pot of coffee & carafe with coffee was on warmer when consumer heard sizzling noises from coffee maker & saw smoke/steam/fumes coming from warmer plate area & smelled smoke or burning electircal component. Unit was unplugged.

Cuisinart DGB-700

  • Date: 4/26/2013

The consumer stated that after grinding and brewing coffee in the coffee maker, the warming plate remained on and overheated. The unit began emitting a dense smoke which smelled like burning plastic and stayed in the room for 4-6 hours after unplugging & removing the unit.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 3/12/2016

The consumer stated that the [electric] coffee maker [w/grinder] caught on fire.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/11/2012

61 YOM was brewing coffee in Coffee Maker. He poured cup of coffee & walked into dining area. When he heard hissing & popping, he returned to kitchen. Coffee maker had smoke coming out of it. Display went out when this happened & he immediately un-plugged unit.

Cuisinart DGB-650

  • Date: 1/8/2012

Electric coffee maker leaks water into & from its bottom. When aluminum heating element cover expands, water is passing through & aluminum bar fastened to heating element wears holes into heating element. Water is leaking out close to electrical wire. 3 units had problem.

Cuisinart DCC-1100BK

  • Date: 12/18/2017

The consumer stated that in normal use of his coffee maker he noticed that the power cord was deformed. He found it to be actually melting. The consumer stated that his previous unit (same model) had nearly caught fire in the base of the unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/12/2011

After making pot of coffee, 56 YOM heard loud snapping & popping sounds from kitchen. He ran back & saw smoke billowing from base of electric coffee maker. He unplugged it & took it outside.

Cuisinart DCC 1200

  • Date: 5/27/2012

Consumer made coffee & left kitchen. Several minutes later, his wife heard something in kitchen. Sound was coffee bouling in carafe sitting on warming plate. Smoke was pouring up from warming plate as plastic had begun to melt. Consumer rushed coffee maker outside.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 2/28/2012

Consumer reports that the programmable electric coffee maker began to make a popping and sizzling sound and an acrid smoke began to rise from the unit. Consumer is concerned as to what could have happened if he had not been home to unplug and reomve the device.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 10/26/2011

Consumer reports that the electric offee maker quit working and it smelled hot and a heavy electrical smoke.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/2/2012

Electric coffee maker began to boil remaining half pot of coffee. Consumer heard it & went into kitchen. Coffee was boiling & base of coffee maker was smoking profusely. He removed carafe & unplugged machine. It left strong smell of burnt plastic throughout the house.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/27/2012

Consumer noticed splattering noise about hour after coffee was finished brewing & found that sound was coming from coffee maker. Coffee was boiling & smoke was billowing out from burner. On/off light was not on. Boiling continued until coffee maker was unplugged.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 1/20/2015

25 yof was burnt while pouring herself cup of, just brewed, coffee from coffee maker. While pouring, suddenly the arch of coffee "stream" will surge forward & without warning coffee was flowing onto the female's hand as she held mug she was filling.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/19/2022

The consumer indicated that the coffee maker began making a loud popping noise. Upon further inspection the consumer noticed, it had began smoking and smelling of melting plastic, then tripping the electrical supply breaker at the main electrical panel.

Cuisinart Brew Central D-1200

  • Date: 7/7/2013

A 47 YOF reports that coffeemaker nearly caught fire. It would have likely caused a fire in her home. She was walking past & it started crackling & smoking, huge billowing smoke. She immediately unplugged it. She burned her hands when she picked it up to move it outdoors.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 1/4/2015

I had an automatic Coffeemaker and after a couple years of ownership the unit caught on fire. I was home so I unplugged the unit & put it outside. Later, one morning the second unit caught on fire.

Cuisinart SS-300

  • Date: 11/21/2014

Consumer stated that Coffee Maker that was purchased about two months ago overheated so much that it melted part of the unit. The part of the device that melted is a significant distance from the heating element & it is overheating enough to melt at that distance.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 1/11/2012

Electrical coffee maker's warming plate overheated & started smoking. 59 YOF had to unplug unit.

Cuisinart Elite Collection DCC-3650WS

  • Date: 12/13/2015

Strange sounds began coming from coffeemaker followed by smoke which enveloped coffee pot with smoke also coming from rear of unit where electrical outlet is located.There was strong stench that came with smoke. When we were able to examine unit, the top of filter had burned.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/21/2011

The consumer stated that her coffee maker was set to auto brew. She found that the coffee was almost boiling in the brewer. The product was smoking a little bit. She unplugged the unit & the smoking stopped. The consumer heard a crackling noise after unplugging the unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/19/2011

consumer turned off the power switch of his coffee maker & after almost 45 minutes of use he could hear a boiling noise from another room in the house. consumer found that the coffeemaker was smoking from the bottom of coffee maker. It also emitted electrical burning smell.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/19/2012

62 YOM was brewing coffee in coffee maker. It started gurgling; warmer plate got hot; power light went off; and there was strong electircal smell.

Cuisinart DGB-600BC

  • Date: 5/10/2012

41 YOF stated that 2 coffeemakers she used for last 4 years has issue with metal heating plate at bottom of machine separating from unit & water leaking from it. When water leaked, she was electrocuted when cleaning up spilled water, no first aid or medical attention received

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/2/2011

A 59 YOM heard a popping/ boiling sound & smelled fire while the coffee maker was in use. The coffee maker had turned itself off. Consumer pulled the plug. The coffee maker was smoking from the warming plate.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 1/31/2012

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker began popping and smoking. Consumer says there are hundreds of reports of the same incident but the manufacturer refused to acknowledge.

Cuisinart DC-755

  • Date: 1/18/2012

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker started making a buzzing noise during the brew cycle and, after a few minutes, white smoke started coming out of the base at the back of the unit. Consumer says it smelled strongly of burning electronics.

Cuisinart DCC-1200 BCH

  • Date: 10/31/2011

Consumer reports that they had the electric coffee maker replaced under warranty after it would turn on by itself randomly. Consumer says the subsequent second and third ones went up in smoke and the company has again promised a replacement which hardly addresses the issue.

Cuisinart Grind and Brew DCB-700BC

  • Date: 12/30/2016

The consumer stated that her coffee maker had an electrican fire. The consumer thinks that the warming plate overheated and melted the plastic around it.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 4/20/2014

Electric coffee maker caught on fire at the end of a normal brewing cycle. Consumers were able to unplug the device without injury. Consumer is concerned that that serious injury/property damage could have occurred on such a new device that did not experience high usage.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/12/2011

Consumer reports that while brewing coffee the electric coffee maker started to smoke at the area where the cord connects to the pot.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/16/2011

A 58 YOM reports 4 months old electric coffee maker started making loud noises & stopped brewing. The same incident happened with a 2nd unit & it started smoking from the warming plate & emitted a strong burning plastic odor which permeated the whole house.

Cuisinart

  • Date: 8/3/2011

33 YOM's coffee maker caught on fire. Smoke billows, burning smell.

Cuisinart DC-1200

  • Date: 6/27/2011

Consumer reports that while the electric coffee maker was brewing, it began billowing out smoke and emitted a sharp plastic odor from apparent melting of plastic parts inside. Consumer says they were able to unplug the unit before it damaged the countertop or started a fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 12/28/2011

Electric coffee maker emitted smell of electric fire, smoked, popped & hissed. Consumers unplugged it.

Cuisinart CBC-00

  • Date: 4/26/2012

Consumer reports that he heard a "sizzle and popping" sound and found the electric coffee maker emitting white acrid smelling smoke from the burner plate and rear power cord port. The clock was blank and the LED light was out. It had been on after making the morning coffee.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/5/2012

Consumer reports that about 1/2 hour after brewing a pot of coffee, the coffee maker suddenly started loudly hissing, gurgling, and popping, and at the same time, smoke began appearing, accompanied by a strong acrid odor like that of an electrical fire. The on light was off.

Cuisinart DCC-1100BK

  • Date: 9/21/2012

Consumer noticed that coffee maker didn't sound like normal clicks of brewing & red "on" light was off, while pot wasn't set to turn off automatically for another hour. Consumer inspected unit & smelled plastic burning & smoke was coming up around unit.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/16/2012

During making coffee, 42 YOF's electrical coffee maker began to pop, smoke, hiss and sounded / smelled like an electrical fire. Smoke was coming out of the unit long after it was unplugged.

Cuisinart DCC-1150

  • Date: 11/21/2016

The Submitter, 70, stated that the first time the coffee maker was used in office, the insulated carafe that came with the unit leaked hot coffee from the pouring spout which ran down the pot and dripped hot coffee on him (injury reported).

Cuisinart DCC-790

  • Date: 7/7/2012

Burner on consumer's electric coffee maker started smoking--unit displayed--in display panel & then started making crackling noises.

Cuisinart CBC-1600

  • Date: 11/5/2012

67 YOF reported that coffee maker started to smoke as it was completing full brew cycle. It was hot to touch & produced burning insulation smell. She unplugged it & placed it outside on the patio.

Cuisinart Burr Grind & Brew DGB-700BC

  • Date: 1/16/2014

The consumer stated that her 12-cup automatic coffeemaker with grinder unit caught fire. She stated that it appeared the warming plate overheated, starting the fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 9/9/2012

Coffee maker made a loud grinding, popping noise & emitted smoke from the botoom with an electrical burning smell. The heating element for the burner was causing plastic base to melt & smoke. Consumer unplugged unit to avoid a fire.

Cuisinart SS-5

  • Date: 7/31/2017

70 YOM reports that when the coffee maker is used, the top piece presses down on the top of the prepackaged coffee container, causing the top to separate. Hot water and steam can then escape from the seal. Consumer has been burned multiple times.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/22/2012

38 YOF started to smell something weird & heard some popping & crackling noises. She noticed smoke coming from coffee maker. She stated that she unplugged & took it into garage before it woke up 4 children from smoke alarm. She burned hand in process.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 11/2/2015

53 YOM reported that after brewing coffee in the coffee maker, he switched off the coffee maker. He said after 4-5 minutes later he smelled a burning electrical/plastic odor & saw that acrid smoke was pouring out of the coffee maker. He unplugged it.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/12/2013

A coffee maker caught on fire while the consumer was using it in a normal fashion.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 6/6/2016

After coffee maker was used to make coffee, it kept coffee pot warm. It appeared that heating element may have shorted out and set fire to other electrical components inside machine. Machine was on fire. Consumers took coffee maker outside.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 9/25/2011

Consumer reports that while the electric coffee maker was on, she smelled burning plastic odor and the unit that shut off automatically was extremely hot with smoke coming out of everywhere. Consumer says unplugged the unit.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 4/11/2016

42 YOM reported that coffee maker caught fire after brewing coffee.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 4/30/2012

55 YOM started electric coffee maker & short while later heard popping & crackling, saw smoke coming from coffee maker & smelled burning plastic. He unplugged coffee maker.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 5/4/2013

Consumer reports that they have had two of these 12-cup coffee makers that shorted out, smelled like burning plastic and filled the house with smoke. She stated that the first one lasted just under 2 years and the replacement, which was a newer model, has lasted under 1 year.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/10/2012

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker started to boil the coffee that was still sitting in the carafe and smoke with stench of burning plastic began filling their kitchen.

Cuisinart PRC-12

  • Date: 9/27/2018

Consumer was using percolator with top made of plastic substance & after becoming old this plastic top breaks. 60 YOF was making coffee, when it busted free & went over countertops. Consumer stated that if they were standing there they would been scorched & burnt.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/18/2011

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker started making strange noises and the hot plate was overheaing with a strong electrical burning smell emitting from the unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1200BCH

  • Date: 8/31/2012

Consumer reports that 2 year old coffee maker caught fire after brewing & switching to "warming pot" cycle. The resulted in melt down, burned plastic, & smoke, but no flame.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/13/2011

Coffee pot on electric coffee maker started smoking heavily from its base. 43 YOF unplugged it, but it continued to smoke. She put it in the sink & extinguished smoke with water.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/28/2012

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker pot started crackling and smoke began to pour out. Consumer unplugged the machine but smoke continued for a while. Consumer wonders if there was a fire inside the unit that eventually burned itself out.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/18/2012

49 YOM reported that electrical components at bottom of coffee maker started smoking & caught on fire. He was able to unplug unit, stick it in sink, & douse it with water to put out small fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 6/22/2012

Consumer noticed that something was burning & found that coffee maker was on fire.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 6/18/2016

My coffee maker did not stop heating and set off a smoke detector.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 3/24/2012

About 2 hours after coffee automatically brewed in electric coffee maker, consumer left room for few minutes when her husband called her back to tell her that there was smoke coming from unit & that coffee was boiling. They unplugged unit & placed it on concrete outside.

Cuisinart DC-2200

  • Date: 9/14/2014

59 YOF reports that the coffee maker caught on fire. Consumer was using the unit and noticed that the on light indicator was not lit. Consumer went to unplug the unit and noticed smoke coming from the cord opening on the back. The bottom of the unit was burning.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/9/2013

38 YOF reports that after the electric coffee maker was used to make coffee, it produced smoke and was hot to the touch. Consumer states that it melted a mat underneath it and did not stop smoking until it was unplugged.

Cuisinart Grind and Brew DGB-625

  • Date: 12/30/2014

MY COFFEE MAKER IS AT MOST 2 YEARS OLD. THIS MORNING AFTER THE COFFEE FINISHED BREWING AND THE POT WAS PULLED OUT TO POUR, THE BOTTOM DROPPED OUT OF IT AND HOT COFFEE WENT EVERYWHERE, BURNING MY 7 YEARS OLD SON.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/10/2011

Approximately 30 minutes after brewing coffee, consumer heard cracking sound coming from electric coffee maker. Coffee maker was smoking & on fire & had horrible burning smell. It was immediately unplugged & taken outside.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 6/6/2012

Consumer's electric coffee maker started smoking and produced acrid smell. Consumer unplugged unit and let it cool. Consumer believes that unit could start fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/12/2012

After 57 YOF brewed pot of coffee, smoke started coming out from under warming plate that the carafe sits on. Consumer reports that no fire was noticed, only smoke.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 11/15/2012

Awhile after finished brewing coffee, consumer noticed loud popping, hissing & cracking noise coming from machine. Unit operating light was not lit, but coffee inside carafe was boiling. Smell like burnt coffee & burning plastic was coming from underneath unit.

Cuisinart SS-300

  • Date: 8/22/2014

Consumer reported that normally Coffee Maker after brewing cup of coffee automatically turns off. Recently consumer was about to leave house after mad cup of coffee & smelled something burning. Unit was smoking & it was glowing bright red inside. Consumer unplugged unit.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 6/11/2016

61 YOF reported that they have Programmable Coffee Maker & it is less than year old. Recently coffee maker base caught on fire. Consumer's husband was in kitchen when this happened & he was able to unplug it & throw it in sink.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/16/2011

Consumer reports that there was a smell of smoke within an hour of making coffee and found smoke was billowing out from the bottom of the electric coffee maker. Consumer states that the plate at the bottom had started to crackle and the base unit had begun to melt.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 12/27/2011

When consumer’s wife started a pot of coffee, consumer smelled an electrical burning odor. Later, there was smoke rolling out of the coffeemaker around the warming plate. Consumer immediately unplugged the cord and notified the company

Cuisinart DGB-700CRF

  • Date: 10/30/2011

62 YOM had 2 carafes to coffee maker crack without physical trauma. The inciting event seems to be a mild difference in temperature. Prior to the last carafe cracking, he wiped spilled coffee from hot plate before replacing the carafe on plate.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 11/26/2011

After brewing coffee, consumers heard noises from coffee maker. Coffee was boiling in the carafe & smoke started coming out of machine. They unplugged it & brought it outside where it continued to smoke. House smelled like burnt electrical wires.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/21/2012

Coffee maker overheated 15 minutes after brewing a small pot of coffee. Consumer heard a popping sound & saw steam & smoke coming from the unit. The coffee was boiling & it smelled of burning plastic. Consumer unplugged it & it continued to smoke for 10 minutes.

Cuisinart DC-1200

  • Date: 10/29/2012

40 YOM stated that coffee maker made gurgling noise then smoked from electrical fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 11/27/2013

Consumers came home to horrible stench of coffee maker burning. Consumer's husband says warming plate was glowing orange/red & smoke was coming out of room with smell of burning plastic. They have owned this unit from approximately 1 1/2 years.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/12/2013

The consumer stated that shortly after brewing coffee, the coffeemaker began to make popping noises. The consumer found that the coffee in the pot was boiling and smoke was coming from under the coffeemaker, and the plastic near the bottom of coffeemaker was melting.

Cuisinart DCC-2800

  • Date: 8/17/2018

74 YOF noticed leakage in front of electric coffee maker. Unit was not used daily. Recently she picked up unit & discovered that entire metal plate on coffee maker's bottom was corroded & half missing. There was stain on countertop.

Cuisinart DCC-1150

  • Date: 9/17/2021

The consumer started to notice rust spots and an occasional water leak under coffee pot. The consumer took the bottom plate off and found the entire interior heating element and metal parts of coffee maker rusted/corroded from a leaking water hose.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 9/10/2016

Consumers heard unusual sounds emitting from coffeemaker after brew cycle ended. White, acrid smoke was coming from base (plate) of unit at bottom 'seam' of plastic. They unplugged unit & took it outside. It was replacement unit & it seems its hot plate shorted.

Cuisinart DCC-3200W

  • Date: 1/29/2019

55 YOF consumer had a coffeemaker. It leaked hot water from the bottom and destroyed everything on countertop, wood floor, outlet and stove. This is the second coffeemaker of same model that had this problem.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 6/3/2011

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker near the end of the brew cycle started sparking or caught fire inside. The unit smelled acrid smoke. Consumer unplugged the unit and took it outside.

Cuisinart CBC-1600

  • Date: 7/20/2012

Consumer reoports that coffee maker started smoking & giving off burning electrical smell, with smoke coming out of area where cord enters coffee maker. It was also very hot to touch & consumer reports that it appears to have been on fire inside unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 9/3/2012

Consumer reports that after brewing a pot of coffee in the coffee maker he noticed that the coffee in the carafe was boiling vigorously. Consumer believes the unit was overheating.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 2/18/2017

30 YOF reports that the coffee maker was in use and was left on. Consumer heard the coffee pot moving and noticed a burning plastic smell. She saw that the pot was bouncing on the warming plate and smoke was coming from the bottom. She suffered a headache and nausea.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC 1200

  • Date: 7/18/2011

Electric coffee pot was making a funny noise. The coffee in the pot was boiling and the light that indicates the coffee pot is "on" was not on. Then smoke started pouring from the base of the unit. Consumer unplugged it & it continued to smoke for awhile.

Cuisinart CHW-12

  • Date: 4/13/2020

66 YOF indicated that coffee maker overheated and melted down. It was smoking on kitchen counter. She reported spewing acrid smoke and molten plastic. She reported inhaling smoke & that she burned hands on hot liquid plastic.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 1/11/2012

Consumer reported that coffeemaker started to make a clicking noise after being on for about an hour, and then began to smoke from the back of it.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 7/11/2012

57 YOM stated that ½ hour after brew cycle was finished he heard popping noise coming from coffeemaker. He smelled acrid smoke & noticed that coffee in carafe was beginning to boil. He unplugged smoking unit & removed it outdoor.

Cuisinart DGB-900BC

  • Date: 4/1/2013

Consumer walked into kitchen & found smoke coming up from coffee maker. Consumer unplugged machine, but smoke continued to waft upward from its bottom. Consumer moved coffee maker into sink & submerged it in water, & after few minutes, electric fire was finally doused.

Cuisinart DTC 975BKN

  • Date: 9/20/2011

A 52-YOM consumer reports that while taking out the carafe from the electric coffee maker after it finished brewing, the top plastic part of the carafe separated from the metal base and hot coffee fell onto his right foot scorching it and causing second degree burns.

Cuisinart DCC-3000

  • Date: 10/31/2014

The 79-YOF consumer stated that when the coffee stopped brewing, it started coming out of the coffee maker, burned her and overflowed all over the counter and floor. The coffee maker is "on demand" type, which dispenses coffee by pushing and holding the lever down.

Cuisinart Burr Grind & Brew DGB-700BC

  • Date: 6/25/2017

The consumer stated that the burner on his coffee maker has failed twice causing the burner to overheat. The first time when it failed, the machine was replaced under warranty. Recently it failed on the replacement unit, causing the machine to overheat.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/22/2011

When brewing coffee, the coffeemaker started smoking & smelling like an electrical fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 4/28/2014

Coffeemaker was purchased about 2 years ago & it started smoking after making coffee. Consumer stated that warming plate overheated, coffee was boiling in pot, unit smoking & burning on counter.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 10/20/2012

electric coffeemaker was set up to come on automatically when consumer smelled like burning plastic. The coffeepot was burning. There were no flames since consumer quickly unplugged unit & put it in the sink. no damage. no injuries.

Cuisinart Grind and Brew DDC-590PC

  • Date: 10/31/2011

A female owner reports she noticed electric cofee maker emitting a small flame & smoke from the back of the unit several hours after use. The unit does not have a hot plate. Owner states further investigation online revealed that this is not an isolated incident.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/21/2012

Consumer stated that the coffee maker started boiling coffee on its own while in the "off" position. Consumer noticed smoke coming out of the rear at the cord. Consumer unplugged the unit and it it outside, and saw smoke pouring out of the bottom metal plate.

Cuisinart DCC-2205

  • Date: 6/17/2012

Consumer reports that shortly after completion of the brewing cycle, the coffee maker started smoking from the electrical cord on the rear of the machine. Consumer says he smelled the burning electrical components and was able to unplug the machine in time.

Cuisinart CBC-4400

  • Date: 1/3/2012

A 65 YOM heard sound coming from the coffeemaker. Upon investigation the coffee in the carafe was bubbling. Then a white vapor was emanating from the left side of the base. Within seconds, the strong smell of burning electrical components was evident. He unplugged the unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1100BK

  • Date: 5/31/2012

Consumer stated that her coffee maker is overheating and has slightly melted her countertop. The machine appears to intermittently have an electrical short (problems turning on or brewing) & only intermittently becomes too hot to the touch.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 2/26/2014

Coffee pot was on when consumer noticed strong smell like burning plastic. Consumer realized it was coffee maker & by that time outlet had turned coffee pot off. Consumer noticed that on bottom of hotplate was where burning had been. It was discolored & smelled strong.

Cuisinart DCC-3000

  • Date: 2/10/2016

42 YOF stated that on several different occasions coffee maker hasn't retained extremely hot coffee & sent it pouring out of machine onto floor & into cabinets below machine. New reservoir they received also failed spilling extremely hot coffee into kitchen.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 9/10/2016

Coffee maker hot plate shorted out at some point after brew cycle ended. Acrid electrical smell emitted from unit at the base and hot plate warped upwards from center. This was noticed after the actual event occurred.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/11/2011

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker had finished brewing and was plugged in when it started crackling and popping, with smoke rising out the back and bottom. It smelled of burning plastic. Consumer unplugged the unit, ran it outside and doused it in water.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/21/2011

Consumer says she made 4 cups of coffee in the electric coffee maker and left one cup in the pot to stay warm on the hot plate. Afterwards, she says she heard loud crackling noises and saw grey smoke pouring from the bottom of the machine with a bad electrical burning smell.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/24/2011

41 YOM made coffee with coffee maker. It shut itself off later via its "auto" off function. 3 Hours later he heard crackling sounds & discovered that coffee maker engulfed in smoke. Unit was plugged in & very hot & had acrid electrical arcing odor. He unplugged it.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200C

  • Date: 7/10/2012

Consumer stated that coffee maker started to smoke from the warming plate. When consumer noticed that coffee maker was smoking he unplugged it & took it outside.

Cuisinart DCC-1100BK

  • Date: 9/24/2012

Consumer stated that she heard popping noise & noticed that white smoke was coming from underneath coffee pot. Coffee maker had been on for about hour. She unplugged it & took it out. Warming plate was discolored & making popping noises.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 9/29/2012

Consumer reports that the coffee maker made popping and crackling soundsindicating an overheating element after auto shutting off. He says after unplugging it started smoking at the base and was extremely hot.

Cuisinart DCC-3650

  • Date: 6/26/2013

A 75 YOM reports that coffee maker caught on fire while brewing coffee. After a minor overflow, smoke with a strong stench of electrical burning poured out of the top and power cord hole, filling the kitchen.

Cuisinart DCC-1100BK

  • Date: 3/25/2014

While electric coffee maker was in use, consumer heard crackling sound coming from unit. When consumer entered kitchen, smoke was coming from unit & strong burning plastic smell was in air. Consumer removed pot & heat surface was glowing red with smoke coming from back.

Cuisinart DTC-975

  • Date: 3/29/2014

64 yof sustained burn on her hand & chest while using an electric coffee maker. The top plastic part of the coffeemaker comes apart from the stainless steel causing hot coffee to spill all over & burning consumer's chest & hand.

Cuisinart SS-300

  • Date: 8/6/2014

The consumer made 3 cups of coffee using the coffee maker, then it shut off automatically as it was supposed to. About an hour later, he heard a noise and saw the unit steaming and smoking. The heating element at the top, under the water reservoir was bright orange and red.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 3/1/2015

Consumer brewed pot of coffee, & after about 10 minutes she heard crackling noise, went over to coffee maker & sat that it was off, but coffee was boiling. Back of coffee pot where electrical cord comes out of pot was smoking. She unplugged it & her husband put it outside.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 4/30/2015

The 52-YO consumer stated that he plugged in the coffee maker, performed a self-clean operation and then brewed a pot of coffee when the unit began to smoke. He unplugged it and took it outside. The consumer stated that was very hot and he burned one of his fingers.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/23/2015

Coffee maker was keeping warm; heard boiling sound coming from kitchen; found coffee boiling. LED light was off but warming plate was very hot. It was smoking and had burning plastic smell. Unplugged unit. Wonder if not home to unplug it, would it have created a fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1150

  • Date: 7/6/2018

Consumer found heavy corrosion around the heating coil and associated wires in the coffee maker. The unit had been leaking. Consumer purchased a replacement but does not leave it plugged in.

Cuisinart DCC-500

  • Date: 1/10/2021

The consumer reported that the programmable coffee maker started smoking/burning up. It didn't catch fire, but the electrical problem burnt/melted a hole in the bottom. They smelled the acrid burning odor and rushed to unplug the coffee maker.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 4/30/2021

62 YO consumer reported water leakage onto heating unit when Coffee Maker was going into heating brew cycle & potential electrical short issue as result of this. Prior that consumer had Coffee Maker & it began hissing, & popping & burning smell came from heating unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/27/2015

A consumer's coffee maker malfunctioned after the coffee cycle was completed. There was electrical smell coming from the coffee maker. Consumer unplugged the unit.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 11/4/2011

Consumer reports that after brewing coffee the electric coffee maker was in the "keep warm" stage when it made a loud noise and began smoking. Consumer says she immediately took the unit outside but the smell of an electrical fire remained in the house for quite sometime.

Cuisinart Grind and Brew DGB-700BC

  • Date: 2/26/2017

After brewing pot of coffee coffeemaker almost caught fire. About 30 minutes after coffee had finished brewing unit began to crackle & make strange noises. it was smoking from heat plate & it smelled like there was electrical fire. 35 YOM was able to unplug coffeemaker.

Cuisinart

  • Date: 6/23/2022

Female consumer went to use an electric coffee maker and it started to smoke. Even unplugged, it smoked for several minutes. It smelled of burning and there was no steam. Consumer was not injured.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/7/2013

Consumer reported that recently heard strange noises in kitchen & went in to investigate. Consumer saw smoke coming from coffee maker & its base was glowing orange. Consumer unplugged it & carried unit outside.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 9/15/2013

61 YOM brewed coffee. Two cups were poured & two cups remained in the carafe. Approximately twenty minutes later he heard crackling sound coming from coffee maker & noticed coffee was boiling in carafe, warming plate was red, & smoke was coming. He unplugged unit.

Cuisinart DCC-750

  • Date: 2/26/2017

82 YOF consumer had a coffee pot malfunction. Coffee pot was not on, and she smelled a strong acrid stench and smoke was pouring out of back of unit. Unit was unplugged and taken outside. Consumer noted that many others had similar or exact problem.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 6/7/2011

56 YOM reports that the electric coffee maker started smoking about an hour after use. Consumer noticed a burnt plastic smell and noticed the smoke rolling out of the unit. Consumer reomved it from the house.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 4/14/2012

44 YOF stated that coffee maker started to make crackling sound about 10 minutes after she brewed small pot. Coffee was boiling & there was strong electrical burning smell. Maker was extremely hot. She unplugged it immediately.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 9/7/2012

Consumer reports that approx. 5 minutes after the coffee maker was turned on brew setting, the unit began smoking and the smell of burning plastic filled the house.The On/Off light was off, but the coffee in the carafe was boiling and the metal plate beneath was bright red.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/1/2012

39 YOM reports that after coffee was finished brewing, coffee maker started smoking. He unplugged it & took it outside. He reports that whole kitchen smells like burnt plastic.

Cuisinart DCC-2400

  • Date: 1/16/2012

After turned on coffee maker to brew coffee 33 YOM noticed a burning electronics smell, and observed smoke coming out of the bottom of the coffee maker.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 11/21/2011

After 48 YOF had brewed cofee in electric coffeemaker & coffee was in carafe, hot plate surface overheated to the point of turning red started smoking & melting plastic base of appliance. It was removed from the house for risk of fire.

Cuisinart CBC-00

  • Date: 3/29/2012

Programmable Coffeemaker set to automatically turn on at 6:45am for brewing cycle. CONSUMER noticed VERY strong acrid/electrical & burning plastic smell; smoke emanating from electric cord area area in rear of coffeemaker body. CONSUMER unplugged unit & moved it outside.

Cuisinart DCC-2800

  • Date: 2/10/2013

Consumer reports that the coffeemaker appears to have been assembled incorrectly at factory. Appears to be a different body with a different control panel installed. It cannot set auto off time for the warming plate. Warming plate heats up when brew setting is selected.

Cuisinart DCC-1000

  • Date: 4/29/2014

The consumer reports that the coffee maker started smoking and the heating element was red hot while the machine control was in the off position. The consumer stated that this occurred after the machine was used, turned off, cleaned, and set aside for use the following day.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/21/2012

consumer reported that electric coffee maker, which had long finished brewing, suddenly began to make a popping sound & smoke began to billow out the bottom of the unit. consumer was able to remove the unit and prevent a house fire.

Cuisinart DCC-2205

  • Date: 12/9/2015

The consumer stated that her coffee maker started making a buzzing noise. She found that the coffee was literally boiling. She pulled out the carafe, and smoke started billowing out from the unit itself. She unplugged the unit. It was giving off smell pf burnt plastic.

Cuisinart DTC-975BKN

  • Date: 5/28/2019

Programmable12 Cup Coffee Maker does not safely brew more than 8 cups. The coffee maker kept spilling over, then just stopped working. The replacement did same thing. (46 YOF) I got 2nd degree burns all over my left hand trying to catch it. Received First Aid.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/1/2011

Consumer reports that while she was making coffee, the electric coffee maker started crackling and smoking and smelling of burning electronics. Consumer says the hot plate at the bottom was overheated and it appeared as if the coffee maker was burning internally.

Cuisinart CBC-00

  • Date: 9/23/2012

Consumer reports that electric cofee maker started hissing, popping, & emitting smoke. Indicator showed power as being off, even though coffee was made about 30 minutes earlier. Even after being unplugged & taken outside, unit reportedly smelled of melted/burning plastic.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/3/2015

The consumer stated that the coffee maker started smelling like something hot in the kitchen. Then one morning there was smoke and the coffee maker smelled terrible and could see the base looked melted.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/30/2011

Electric coffee maker filled kitchen with smoke. Cracking was heard & noise & then electric burning smell was emitted. The coffee maker was removed & it continued to smoke outside.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 5/21/2012

After 49 YOM brewed several cups of coffee & then let it stand for about 1 hour, electric coffee maker started to make gurgling sound. He noticed smell of burnt plastic & smoke coming out of back. Unit's lights were no longer working, so he unplugged it.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/18/2012

Consumer reported that after brewing pot of coffee coffeemaker started pop & smoke. It was smoking from underneath plate & out of top. Counter underneath machine was black & started to burn. Unit was unplugged & taken outside where it continued to smoke & melt from inside.

Cuisinart SS300

  • Date: 9/18/2013

A 36 YOF brewed a cup of coffee. She turned the coffee maker off & heard it start up again like it was heating up. There was no water in the reservoir. She opened the cup lever & the heating mechanism was glowing red inside & smoke began pouring out. It smelled hot plastic.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/18/2013

Consumer noticed that power light on coffeemaker was not on even consumer didn't turned it off. Consumer pressed power switch & after while noticed visible flash from controls area, like electrical short. Warmer plate started smoking & turning red. Unit was unplugged.

Cuisinart

  • Date: 10/31/2013

The consumer stated that the coffee maker started smoking and melting after she made coffee. She stated that it smelled like burned plastic and she had to unplug it to stop it from smoking. She says there are many reports of this problem online with this coffee maker.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/3/2013

47 YOF reported that she brewed coffee in this Coffee Maker & later she discovered smoke was coming out from under unit. She noticed popping noises & steam sounds. Unit was unplugged. Metal plate underside carafe was hot & she burned hand, she received no 1st aid.

Cuisinart DCC-2400

  • Date: 12/14/2015

The consumer stated that between the 2 models he has owned at least 3 coffee makers with water leaking from the water reservoirs, resulting in the coffee makers standing in a pool of water and causing danger from plugging and unplugging the units from electrical power outlets

Cuisinart DCC-2750

  • Date: 12/14/2015

The consumer stated that between the 2 models he has owned at least 3 coffee makers with water leaking from the water reservoirs, resulting in the coffee makers standing in a pool of water and causing danger from plugging and unplugging the units from electrical power outlets

Cuisinart

  • Date: 4/11/2020

The coffee maker failed to shut off, overheating, smoking, and melted hot plastic all over the counter. A 6-YOF burned her fingers on the hot, oozing plastic. The Consumer is also concerned whether the fumes from the smoking were safe.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 7/22/2019

Consumer reports while getting ready for work one morning, he heard a noise from home's kitchen & saw bright light. Upon investigation he saw fire had started, w/ flames emitting from coffee maker's wire/plug in wall socket. Consumer pulled plug & extinguished fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 7/21/2020

Coffee had been made about one hour prior. Burner was on, to keep coffee warm. 63 YOM was in kitchen when he heard about 3 or 4 clicks & saw some smoke coming from coffee maker. It took about 5 to 10 sec. to unplug it, at which time burning smell & smoke was more significant.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 9/5/2012

58 YOF stated that she turned coffee maker on & shortly after it brewed she heard popping & hissing sounds & went to look at it. She noticed smoke pouring from electrical cord hole. Unit showed that it was off. She unplugged it & put it outside.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/16/2011

Five minutes after brewing coffee, electric coffee maker made a clicking noise, Consumer noticed the unit's warmer plate emitting smoke along with a bad odor that smelled like something was burning & was about to go on fire. Consumer immediately unplugged the unit.

Cuisinart DCC-100 BLK

  • Date: 1/2/2012

After running cleaning cycle, electric coffee maker began to overheat. Alought it was turned off, consumer noticed that there was smell of burning plastic & electrical wiring & smoke began to pour out the top of unit. She unplugged it.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 3/11/2012

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker started smoking and smelling of burnt plastic just as it finished brewing. He says his wife immediately unplugged and moved it outdoors but had she not been in the kitchen at the time there might have been considerable damage.

Cuisinart SS-700

  • Date: 7/13/2012

A cup of coffee was brewed in a coffee maker. Later, the office manager discovered water & coffee grounds on the counter. She also saw that the unit had melted. The lid of the water reservoir was found askew, melted, & warm to the touch. The clear reservoir was also melted.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 3/30/2017

58 YOM's coffee maker's control panel blanked & heating element over temped & started burning plastic & insulation. This happened 1 hour after coffee brewed & hot plate was in warming mode. Consumer unplugged it & there was no further damage. Thermal fuses didn't open.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200BW

  • Date: 10/4/2011

55YOF's coffeemaker started to make strange noise. She checked the maker & saw smoke coming out from the hot plate. The carafe was removed & the front half of the hot plate was bright red. She unplugged the product. Smoke continued to come out along with a burning smell.

Cuisinart FlavorBrew DCC-750BK

  • Date: 5/28/2012

Coffeemaker caught on fire. During brewing process, the coffee pot began making a loud buzzing sound & emitting a burning/melting plastic smell. Smoke poured out of brew plate area & brew plate was glowing red w/small flames & sparks coming out from front.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 9/19/2011

After brewing a pot of coffee, coffeemaker started smoking and giving off a heavy burning smell. It got worse to point when 49 YOF had to unplug it, put it in the sink and spray water on it and up under the bottom where the motor vents are.

Cuisinart DCC-1000BK

  • Date: 10/24/2011

43 YOM manually brewed 6 cups in electric coffee makers. Approximately 30 minutes after brewing was complete sparks & smoke began emitting underneath coffee maker. Appliance was unplugged moved outside & doused with water. Previously appliace clock wouldn't keep time.

Cuisinart BA-165A

  • Date: 11/28/2011

Consumer reports the stainless steel unpowered tea kettle poses a burn hazard because in order to pour the boiling water one must first remove the tiny whistle cap which is very hot. Also, the stainless steel handle is extremely hot and can not be touched without a cloth.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/15/2012

Consumer reports waking up to loud boiling noise and electrical smell and found the heating element of the electric coffee maker that had been set to brew in the morning had overheated and was smoking.

Cuisinart DGB-550

  • Date: 8/29/2015

46yom consumer reported that they noticed that grind & brew coffee maker overheated & wires started burning. He said that he left the burner on for several hours & but that was no reason for the coffee maker to become a Fire Hazard.

Cuisinart DTC-975BKN

  • Date: 9/16/2016

Coffeemaker separated where the black rim/handle meets the stainless carafe. It had completed making coffee & was full of hot coffee. Just enough of the handle remained intact so that the entire carafe didn't fall. A 67 YOF was slightly burned when tried to pour coffee.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 10/8/2011

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker almost burned their house down. Consumer states that something malfuctioned in the heater plate which started making a clicking sound and the coffee in the pot was rapidly boiling. There was a smell of burning electrical wires.

Cuisinart CHW-12

  • Date: 9/11/2012

Consumer reports that he heard popping, cracking sound and found that the coffee in the carafe was boiling and smoke was coming out of the bottom of the coffee maker.

Cuisinart DCC-1150BK

  • Date: 10/3/2015

56 YOM reported that coffee maker started overflowing after six months. He received replacement parts from manufacturer & replaced them. Seven months later pot was overflowing again. It spills coffee onto counter top & floor & it soaks electrical portion of maker.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/11/2012

Consumer & his wife each had cup of coffee & electric coffee maker was still on, keeping remaining pot of coffee warm. He heard loud hissing noise from kitchen & saw that coffee was starting to boil & there was foul smoke coming out of machine. He unplugged it & took it out.

Cuisinart DCC-1200BW

  • Date: 3/5/2012

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker shortly after brewing coffee started to produce a lot of smoke with growing smell of plastic burning.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 6/17/2012

Consumer reports that about 1.5 hours after it finished brewing coffee, the electric coffee maker began making popping noises and emitting smoke from the bottom of the machine. Consumer says she turned off the unit and the hot plate started sizzling.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 11/5/2012

After brewing coffee, 45 YOF's coffee maker began making snapping noise. She went into kitchen & found it smoking, with electrical smell, & unit was powered on, despite power having gone out before. She unplugged it, took it outside & noticed bottom burner plate was hot.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 10/16/2012

Consumer says while the coffee maker was plugged in and was on, she heard popping noises. She saw there were no lights on and the timer window was blank. She pulled the carafe out and noticed the bottom was glowing red, then it started to smoke.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/12/2013

While electric coffee maker was off, female consumer heard a hissing, snapping & crackling sound, like liquid hitting the burner. She went to kitchen & found coffee maker smoking. When she removed the carafe from burner, burner was red hot. She unplugged the unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/22/2013

A 25-YOM consumer says just after making coffee he noticed a burning smell and discovered a lot of smoke coming from coffee machine. When he moved the coffee maker to unplug it he bumped his finger into it causing a light burn on the finger.

Cuisinart 10808

  • Date: 6/21/2018

Consumer turned on coffee maker. 90 minutes later, consumer heard a popping sound and seen that warming plate turned bright red and smoke began coming from unit. It was immediately unplugged and taken outside. Consumer states this is fire hazard and could have caused injury.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 11/5/2016

[37 YOF] The electrical-smelling smoke started from heating plate under the pot, so I turned it off & unplugged coffee maker. At that point smoke started pouring from the hole where electrical cord enters machine. Another friend of mine had the same model catch fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/26/2011

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker was plugged in but off when there was an odor of burning rubber or something electrical. Found the coffee maker was smoking and the remaining liquid in the carafe was boiling. The incident caused a nearby smoke alarm to go off.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 10/26/2011

Consumer is concerned that coffee pot they purchased does not have a non-programmable auto shut off. Consumer believes that if remaining coffee dries up, pot can overheat & possibly catch fire & if one does not choose to use timed shut down there is no protection.

Cuisinart Grind and Brew DGB-700BC

  • Date: 11/1/2013

The consumer reports that the coffee maker burned up, nearly causing a fire, while it was off. The consumer heard a boiling sound and saw and smelled smoke coming from the bottom of the unit, and it was getting worse. The smoking stopped after he turned off the unit.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 1/6/2015

After brewing & consuming about half of pot of coffee 53 YOF heard popping noise. She discovered that smoke was coming from underneath, what left in pot & it starting to boil, but "on" indicator light was off. Smoke (electrical-smelling) was increasing & she unplugged unit.

Cuisinart DCC-2205

  • Date: 2/25/2015

Consumer reported that condensation runs down back of coffeemaker from steam holes into electrical wiring plug. Recently she heard crackling & smelled burning odor. She narrowed it to coffeemaker. This resulted in burning inside unit. She unplugged unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1150

  • Date: 2/12/2018

Consumer is experiencing water on counter under electric coffee pot. Her husband took the bottom of the pot off & found corrosion. He stated that if proper materials were used, there wouldn't have been corrosion to such degree & there would have been less of safety issue.

Cuisinart DGB-900BC

  • Date: 4/23/2017

The consumer stated that the coffee maker was leaking water when in use. It was the heating element that was leaking water. The consumer stated that the appliance is designed poorly so that when the heating element expands into the retaining bar causing boiling water to leak.

Cuisinart DCC-750

  • Date: 9/12/2011

Consumer's wife set up coffee & press bottom in "on" position. Middle of cycle coffee maker started making wire sound followed by strong plastic smell burned. Smell was so strong that they have to air whole house. Consumer immediately unplugged coffee maker.

Cuisinart DCC-755

  • Date: 6/7/2011

59YOF has coffeemaker. It began not to turn on, or would run & turn off. Upon opening it she discovered a burning smell & fairly thick coat of white powder strewn about the inside of the unit which may come from wire near heating element. Circuit board had scorch marks.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 6/21/2011

while making coffee in the electric coffee maker consumer heard a crackling sound. She unplugged it and saw smoke coming out of the plug area. She stated the unit was very hot.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 6/23/2011

Consumer reports that when her husband went to get coffee from the electric coffee maker, he found that the coffee was boiling in the carafe and the unit was smoking. Consumer believes that had they used auto brew, this may have resulted in a fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 12/7/2011

Base of electric coffee maker caught fire. Consumer was standing next to unit when smoke started to pour from base. Unit was unplugged & carafe was removed. Heating element was bright red & extremely hot.

Cuisinart FlavorBrew CBC-1600

  • Date: 1/28/2012

After electric coffee maker finished making pot of coffee, 41 YOF noticed smoke coming out of it. Windows & doors were opened & fans turned on to air out smoke. Unit was unplugged & taken out to backyard. It continued to billow black smoke until it finally stopped.

Cuisinart CBC-00

  • Date: 1/29/2012

Consumers noticed smell of burning plastic & tracked it to their kitchen, where they saw smoke pouring out of electric coffee maker. Unit was unplugged & placed into sink. Before doing this, they saw that clock on unit died & smoke was coming out of back around electric cord.

Cuisinart DC-1100

  • Date: 1/3/2012

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker was on for about an hour when it started spitting and sparking. She says smoke went over the place. She immediately unplugged the unit and it turned off.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 1/16/2012

While coffee maker was in keep warm setting consumer noticed popping noises & burning smell. Even after it was unplugged, it kept smoking & pouring out toxic smelling smoke, like electrical or plastic fire. Smoke seemed to coming out of place where power cord was attached.

Cuisinart Brew Central CBC-00

  • Date: 12/23/2011

52YOF’s coffeemaker was making an off sputtering sound. Another consumer picked up the pot & saw smoke coming out from under the heating element. The unit was unplugged, brought outside & doused with a hose.

Cuisinart DTC-975BKN

  • Date: 12/23/2011

Consumer reports that while lifting the stainless steel coffe pot of the electric coffee maker with the attached black plastic handle, the handle separated from the pot causing the hot coffee to spill.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 2/2/2012

After the coffemaker completed the brew cycle, there was an electrical burning smell and smoke coming out from the coffee maker. Consumers unplugged it and took it outside.

Cuisinart CBC-1600

  • Date: 2/6/2012

Consumer reports a fire involving the electric coffee maker.

Cuisinart DCC-790

  • Date: 9/15/2011

Consumer says he heard the carafe rattling on the electric coffee maker and when he removed the carafe, the heating plate started turning orange hot and smoke started coming out of seams in the plastic body. Consumer says the light was out but still he unplugged it.

Cuisinart DCC-2200

  • Date: 9/18/2011

Heating plate on coffee maker began to spark & then smoke continued when element was turned off. It needed to be unplugged.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 11/27/2011

After making a pot of coffee coffee maker was left on for somewhere between 30 and 45 minutes & after that it was turned off. About 20 minutes later there was smoke coming out of it & heating element under pot was red. Unit was unplugged & carried outside.

Cuisinart DTC-TC8BK

  • Date: 11/29/2011

Consumer reports that the glass inside the thermal carafe for the electric coffee maker shattered for no apparent reason while she was gently cleaning it with dish soap, water and a soft sponge.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/10/2012

Electric coffee maker began to smoke, making crackling sound & producing smell of burning plastic about 1 hour after consumer made coffee. Power light had gone out & clock stopped working. Consumer pulled plug & placed unit in sink. Smoke smudged counter top.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/18/2012

Consumer reports that the hot plate area of the coffee maker after it finished brewing, and while keeping the coffee hot, started smoking emitting smell of burning rubber.

Cuisinart DCC-1000BK

  • Date: 3/22/2012

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker, which has an automatic shut off feature, had the red light off after his wife made coffee, indicating that the power had cycled off, but smoke was coming from the warmer plate of the unit and there was an acrid burning smell.

Cuisinart CBC-00

  • Date: 3/26/2012

AFTER ELECTRIC COFFEE MAKER had been turned on for about an hour, consumer saw heavy, acrid smoke coming out from bottom of the unit & around carafe heating plate. consumer unplugged unit. carafe heating plate was bulged up & badly warped.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 4/15/2012

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker started making popping noises. She says there was a platstic, acrid smell, the unit was much hotter than normal and smoke was coming from the bottom. She took the unit outside where it continued to smoke for many more minutes.

Cuisinart

  • Date: 3/28/2012

while in use electric coffee maker started to emit sparks & smoke from the top rear. consumer immediately unplugged it to prevent a fire. There was no visible burnt marks on the coffeemaker.

Cuisinart FlavorBrew CBC-1600PC

  • Date: 3/30/2012

After unit completed its brew cycle, smoke started coming out from heating plate & from back of unit. Consumer stated that prior to incident for past two weeks coffeemaker had been making occasional buzzing noise, typically when smaller pot of coffee was brewed.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 4/6/2012

Coffee maker, which was programmed night before, began to make coffee. Consumer's husband heard funny noise & went to kitchen to check it out. Coffee maker had smoke pouring out of it. Coffee was boiling. There was odor of electrical components melting. He unplugged unit.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 3/5/2012

Electric coffee maker started smoking & coffee was starting to boil, Consumer immediately pulled out plug. Consumer believes that this unit is fire hazard.

Cuisinart DTC-975BKN

  • Date: 2/20/2012

66 YOM made coffee as usual. Upon entering kitchen he discovered coffee all over counter top & on floor. It had stopped filling at that point for some reason which resulted in remainder of coffee either running out or staying inside filter compartment of coffeemaker.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/4/2012

Consumer reports that approximately an hour after brewing coffee the coffee maker was found to be emitting smoke.

Cuisinart DCC-2200

  • Date: 5/8/2012

electric coffee maker began to smoke during use. consumer stated that after 5 minutes of usage, the unit began to make loud popping noises & smoked from nearly all of the unit's components. consumer unplugged unit from the outlet & took it outside. no injuries.

Cuisinart DCC-750

  • Date: 2/11/2012

Coffee maker started making buzzing noise when brew loose leaf tea. Consumer noticed smoke coming from heating element area where decanter is. There was burning odor coming from unit & when decanter was removed, there was more smoke coming from unit, which shut itself off.

Cuisinart DCC-450BK

  • Date: 2/17/2012

33 YOF attempted to brew cup of coffee & there was sparking noise and orange spark as it began to brew. She uses this coffee maker approximately 5-8 times a month & is concerned about fire hazard & therefore will discontinue its use.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 2/17/2012

Consumer reports that the electric coffee maker started to make a hissing, crackling noise then heavy smoke started to come from the bottom of the unit. Consumer reports that the bottom of the unit was extremely hot and appeard to look as if it was on fire.

Cuisinart Brew Central DC-1200

  • Date: 5/26/2012

Consumer used one of paper filters that came with coffeemaker. Consumer stated that when she was cleaning out machine, she found that paper filter had scorch marks on it. Consumer is concerned that this could have lead to fire.

Cuisinart Brew Central CBC-00

  • Date: 5/27/2012

Consumer reports that about half an hour after making coffee in the electric coffee maker while the warming plate was still on, a burning smell was noticed in the kitchen. Consumer says it was found to be coming from the coffee maker cord.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 6/12/2012

Coffee maker had finished brewing pot, & was in "keep warm" mode for about 30 minutes. 37 YOF & 42 YOM heard loud crackling noise in kitchen. Pot began to boil & acrid smoke began pouring from bottom of unit. They removed pot & unplugged unit & took it outside.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 7/5/2012

37 YOF stated that after her coffee finished brewing, she heard crackle & popping sound. She discovered that coffee was sizzling, plate was hot, & smoke was pouring out of base of coffee maker. Heat from base was starting to melt countertop.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 7/11/2012

As coffee maker appeared to have finished brew cycle, consumer heard popping noises & began to smell smoke. Clock & "ON" indicator were both off. When consumer pulled carafe out, consumer noticed that portion of circumference of warming plate was glowing orange & smoking.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 9/10/2012

The consumer made a pot of coffee & left for a few minutes. When he returned, he noticed a burning odor. He noticed smoke coming from the burner & that it was bright red in color. The consumer immediately unplugged the unit & placed the unit outside for fear of a fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 9/18/2012

While consumer was making coffee & coffeemaker was on, she heard noise & started to smell plastic burning odor. Smell was stronger from back of coffeemaker. She noticed smoke, which was coming from hot plate area of coffeemaker & she unplugged unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 9/25/2012

Cons says she made coffee and approx. 30 mins later heard a loud noise coming from the coffee maker. She smelled a burning odor and saw smoke coming from the bottom of the unit. She says the unit was extremely hot and continued to smoke for approx. 5 mins after unplugging it.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 8/30/2012

69 YOM wanted to reheat coffee, so he turned coffee maker to "Brew" & pushed on. He returned in about 30 seconds & kitchen was full of smoke coming from coffee maker. He unplugged it & took it outside. Coating on heat plate was burned & peeling; plastic was starting to melt.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 9/5/2012

A 42 YOM brewed coffee with a coffee maker, about 30 minutes. After brewing, the warming plate started to make a little noise and then started smoking up the room. When the consumer saw the smoke, he unplugged the unit. This coffee maker has an automatic shut off timer.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 8/21/2012

Consumer's 55 YO wife was using the electric coffee maker when she noticed it producing a burning and melting odor. He unplugged the unit and burned his hand trying to move it off the counter. Consumer reports that this occured previosuly with a unit of the same model.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/21/2012

Consumer stated that she had the coffee maker on. She came back in the kitchen & the LCD was blanked & the hot plate was red hot. The consumer stated that the hot plate was emitting smoke & it had an electrical burning odor. The consumer stated that she unplugged the unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 8/22/2012

Consumer stated that coffee maker overheated. Liquid in pot began boiling, smoke emitted from back of machine. Odor indicating electrical fire or smoldering was detected. Power switch apparently was inoperative. Power indicator light wasn't functioning.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/9/2012

The consumer stated that her coffee pot was in off mode, but was plugged in. When she went into the kitchen she noticed that the plate the coffee pot sits on had been smoking and was extremely hot. The consumer immediately unplugged the unit and placed the unit outside.

Cuisinart CBC-4400

  • Date: 8/9/2012

Consumer reports that approx. 30 minutes after brewing a pot of coffee, he noticed smoke was billowing from the coffee maker and there was an acrid smell of burning plastic. He says he unplugged the unit and moved it outside where it contibued to burn for several minutes.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/12/2012

Consumer reports that the coffee maker making poping sounds and lots of smoke began pouring out from bottom of the unit. There was strong smell of plastic melting and coffee in the carafe started boiling.

Cuisinart DCC-690

  • Date: 1/3/2013

Consumer reports that the coffee brewer/grinder's grinder spontaneously turned on and then caught fire. Large amount of smoke emanated from the base under burner. Previously, the unit would often turn on or off by itself, and the grinder would also start up and not stop.

Cuisinart CBC-00

  • Date: 11/2/2012

49 YOM reports that coffee maker began emitting smoke during routine operation. Smoke came out of bottom of unit & from seam around burner/warmer directly underneath coffee pot. He reports that there was strong smell of burning plastic.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 11/3/2012

Consumer reported that programmable drip type coffee maker started smoking from the back and bottom.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 1/15/2013

Consumer says she made coffee with the electric coffee maker, took two cups out of it, and moments later smelled wire burning. She says she saw sparks flying out of the base of the machine and there was a lot of smoke.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 10/22/2012

Consumer noticed water all over his counter near coffee pot. He discovered that the warmer plate is corroded. He stated that water must have been leaking for some time. He is concerned that water can get onto electrical warming coil & could cause it to spark up & flame.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/20/2013

40 YOM reported that he & his wife brewed a full pot in this coffee maker. After drinking approximately 5 cups coffee began to boil & pot began making loud cracking noises followed by smoke. He associated smell of smoke to burning electronics. They unplugged electrical power.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 2/19/2013

When starting the coffee maker, all of a sudden consumer heard a crackling sound. He says that the bottom level of his house was filled with smoke. The unit was off when he went to check it. All the plastic & wiring was melted. He feels the unit is a severe hazard.

Cuisinart DCC-750 BK

  • Date: 5/1/2013

The consumer says the coffee maker was set to go off on the timer. After it finished she heard popping noise and the smell of acrid plastic. She unplugged the unit and found that the bottom metal warmer plate was sparking to the point of orange embers.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/20/2013

After electric coffee maker was automatically shut off consumer heard popping noises & unit started smoking from the bottom. When consumer pulled out the carafe, the burner was turning red. Consumer unplugged the unit & took it outside. Fire hazard.

Cuisinart DCC-2200

  • Date: 4/29/2014

The consumer stated that her coffee maker caught fire.

Cuisinart DCC-750

  • Date: 6/16/2014

Coffee maker was programed for 6 AM. Husband went into kitchen to check on it & saw that kitchen was filled with smoke & electrical burning odor. Unit was making weird noises & would not shut off. He pulled out cord to cut electricity to coffee maker.

Cuisinart Grind and Brew DGB-700BC

  • Date: 2/24/2014

Consumer was using an electric coffee maker when she heard a boiling sound & saw the coffee which was boiling in the carafe. She noticed smoke coming from the base of the unit & smell of burning plastic/electric components. She quickly unplugged the unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 2/27/2014

Coffe maker was on warm for about 20-30 minutes when consumer heard noise from it as if it was trying to brew again. It was hot & coffe in pot was bubbling. She smelled plastic/electrical burning odor. There was smoke coming from top & base of unit. She unplugged it.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 3/5/2014

Consumer turned on coffee maker to heat coffee. She stated unit turned off & all lights were off. She heard loud popping/hissing noise & saw smoke coming out from bottom-front of unit. Coffee in carafe was boiling & it burned. She unplugged unit.

Cuisinart DCC-1200BCH

  • Date: 9/11/2014

The consumer stated that soon after the coffee maker reached the 2-hour auto shut-off, she heard what sounded like another pot of coffee brewing, but loudly. The coffee pot light was still off at this point. Then there was smoke, and a strong smell of something burning.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/23/2015

After partially brewing a pot of coffee the machine turned off on its own. Then the burner plate started getting bright red (which it doesn't even do when brewing or keeping the coffee warm) and smoking. Kitchen was filled with smoke & the smell of fire and burnt plastic.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 8/24/2015

The consumer made a pot of coffee & noticed coffee boiling & smoke coming from the unit approximately 45 minutes after the coffee was made. Consumer unplugged the unit immediately. No fire. Unit stays on for approximately 2 hours, then shuts off. Overheating/safety concerns.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 3/12/2016

The consumer stated that the coffee maker caught on fire while not on, but plugged in. The consumer stated that this caused a serious safety hazard at their home that could have caused death or serious injury.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200BCH

  • Date: 12/30/2015

Consumer's coffeemaker broke. After a brew was complete, the coffeemaker issued loud popping sounds, filled the kitchen with smoke and a strong electrical smell. Consumer was able to pull the plug.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 2/16/2016

The consumer had just made a pot of coffee and took out the glass pot to pour coffee when the machine started smoking heavily from the bottom. It then started to burn and melt around the warmer plate, smoking heavily and the plastic started bubbling. The smoke alarms sounded.

Cuisinart Elite Collection DCC-3650

  • Date: 2/18/2016

Coffee maker was connected to power, but not turned on. It had been off for approximately 12 hours. Spontaneously, unit began heating & producing smoke with acrid smell. Unit displayed "Erh" on LED screen. Device was hot. 30 YOM reported that coffee maker was unplugged.

Cuisinart CBC-6400 PC

  • Date: 12/6/2015

The consumer stated that the carafe on this coffee maker model is glass with plastic around the top. The carafe has begun to leak from the bottom of the plastic allowing scalding hot water to drip everywhere and is a serious burn risk.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/18/2016

Consumer reported that the coffeemaker, while it had completed brewing the coffee, spontaneously came back on and started emitting smoke from the bottom of the unit. They had unplug the unit to prevent a fire hazard.

Cuisinart DGB-650

  • Date: 9/7/2016

While consumer was cleaning coffeemaker, she noticed that base of coffeemaker had burn damages. She indicated that she doesn't know when base melted. Unit was purchased approximately five years ago. She stated that she uses coffeemaker daily.

Cuisinart CPK-17

  • Date: 4/13/2016

Electric tea kettle has several temperature settings & consumer used it on various settings. Unit usually beeps & turns off. Recently kettle failed to turn off on boil setting & from then on, it is stuck in "on" position. He has to unplug kettle each time to shut it off.

Cuisinart Burr Grind & Brew DGB-700

  • Date: 10/19/2018

42 YOF consumer's coffeemaker was turned on manually to brew coffee. She heard a crackling noise. It was plugged in and was keeping carafe warm. The hot plate emanated dark, acrid smoke and started to be on fire. Consumer unplugged it and put out fire in sink with water.

Cuisinart Brew Central CBC-6400PC

  • Date: 1/16/2018

Programmable Coffeemaker had turned on automatically as usual. As I lifted the full glass pot from the unit & moved it toward my adjacent cup, the bottom of the glass pot broke out, & the hot coffee was released onto my feet. My feet received burns, & treated at urgent care.

Cuisinart DCB-10

  • Date: 7/6/2018

During pouring water into coffee maker, 44 YOF heard ping but she turned machine on. Later she noticed that glass carafe cracked where handle attached. Brewer was still running & she shut it down. She ran finger along crack on inside & tiny shard came loose on finger.

Cuisinart DCC-2800

  • Date: 8/11/2017

Consumer stated that coffee maker has been leaking steam. It was replaced by another unit that did same thing. His wife was getting cup of coffee when top of coffee maker lifted & steam from unit scalded her left wrist. No medical attention was required.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 5/24/2017

Coffee make came on unexpectedly by itself. It came on, brewed, and turned off as programmed. 71 YOM poured cup of coffee and unit was off. Sometime in next hour, his wife smelt something burning. Coffee was boiling. Unit was unplugged. Coffee was drained.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 5/28/2017

The consumer stated that his automatic coffee maker almost started a fire. About 30 mins after the normal brewing completed, he noticed a melting plastic smell. The coffee in the carafe started to boil, the hot plate was smoking. The OFF button was unresponsive, had to unplug

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 1/26/2017

[48 YOF] When I was in the kitchen getting my coffee mug, the coffee maker started smoking, the heat plate turned bright red & began sparking beneath the bright red plate. It was overheated, smoking & had a strong electrical smell. I had to unplug it & take it outside.

Cuisinart DCC-1100BK

  • Date: 3/8/2017

While in use consumer heard sound coming form electric coffee maker. It was sound of coffee in holding pot boiling. Then he smelled wires burning & ran over to unplug the unit. It had shorted out. Hose that runs from water tank to heating element split right at clamp point.

Cuisinart DGB-700BC

  • Date: 12/16/2016

Consumer used the coffee maker to brew coffee & shortly after the coffee finished brewing the consumer heard a popping noise. She noticed thick smoke emitting from the base of the unit. The consumer believes there may be internal burn damages.

Cuisinart DCC-3650

  • Date: 8/5/2019

62 YO Consumer reports that the coffee maker was making a popping sound. then it started smoking. They noticed a red ring around the hot plate part of the coffee maker and unplugged it.

Cuisinart SS-6

  • Date: 4/15/2021

The consumer's wife used the coffee maker and water came into the cup, but there was very little coffee flavor. She made another cup and it was fine. He checked the unit and found that the top puncture piece had broken off and was gone. He did not find that broken piece.

Cuisinart DGB-550

  • Date: 10/6/2019

60 YOM reports that the coffee maker overheated and produced smoke. The brewing cycle was complete and the it was on keep-warm. He and 57 YOF wife heard a popping sound. The product was producing smoke and an odor and they unplugged it. There was a crack in the warmer.

Cuisinart DTC-975BKN

  • Date: 6/8/2020

Consumer's wife was making coffee & heard unusual noise, & saw flame flashed for second. It tripped GFCI on wall outlet. She turned unit off & unplugged it from outlet. Near end that connects electrical cord to base of coffee maker, wires & rubber coating appear frayed/broken

Cuisinart DCC-3200

  • Date: 9/28/2021

Bottom of coffeemaker fell out when 66 YOF lifted unit up. Rusted & corroded base plate disintegrated exposing electrical wires & components after normal use over ~ 6 years. Consumer stated, that corrosion went unnoticed d/t there is no warning in manual to look under product

Cuisinart PRC-12

  • Date: 12/10/2021

Consumer reports that both coffee makers they have failed in the same way. A small pot works fine, but a full pot trips my GFCI breaker. Since this happened with the first unit and a replacement unit they think it's a design flaw. Possible electrical hazard.

Cuisinart Burr Grind & Brew DGB-700BC

  • Date: 8/20/2015

Consumer heard crackling sound coming from coffee maker. Unit had automatically turned itself off, but it was plugged in. Consumer noticed that unit was super hot & smoke was coming out of back of unit where plug comes out. Consumer unplugged it.

Cuisinart DCC-3000

  • Date: 6/27/2017

32 YOM consumer's coffee maker developed mold in hard-to-reach areas of dispensation system. It is impossible to clean the mold out. Consumer feels this is a safety health hazard.

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 2/12/2012

Friend warned 48 YOM that her coffee maker had caught fire. His coffee maker made loud popping sound after it finished brewing. It started smoking & was quickly unplugged & taken outside. Smell of burning plastic lingered for several hours.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 5/5/2011

Consumer reports that electric coffee maker stopped working and was replaced with the same model. Unit emitted strong burning smell and coffee was close to boiling. Consumer states she suffered a sore throat from the smell.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 5/31/2012

Coffee maker finished brewing pot of coffee & "ready" signal sounded. Consumer poured one cup of coffee & then heard gurgling sound, which kept on going. When consumer went into kitchen, consumer saw that base was emitting acrid smoke of electrical parts on fire.

Cuisinart DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/29/2011

Consumer left some coffee in carafe on coffee maker's heating element. After while consumer heard strange sound & saw that coffee was boiling. Coffee maker began to smoke & release smell as of burning plastic. Smoke was coming from point where cord enters back of machine.

Cuisinart Grind & Brew Thermal DGB-600BC

  • Date: 1/9/2012

After brew cycle, on electrical coffee maker, ended, a burning rubber scent was smelled in office. White smoke was pouring out of electrical cord hole. Machine was unplugged & taken outside office building.

Cuisinart DCC-1100

  • Date: 7/12/2014

Coffee maker had finished the brew process when consumer heard boiling sound and saw that coffee was boiling on unit's hot plate. Then hot plate turned cherry red and started to smoke.The lower part of the unit burst into flames. Used fire extinguisher on dish towel, curtain.

Cuisinart

  • Date: 7/18/2011

The complainant reports that his father's electric coffee maker started smoking while it was brewing coffee. The complainant says that while there is no recall on this model but he found online that many people are experiencing the same problem.

Cuisinart DCC-690

  • Date: 12/27/2013

The consumer stated that the coffee maker turned on by itself then started smoking. Strong burning smell and smoke were coming out of base of unit. The coffee maker had to be put in water to stop smoke from coming out. The consumer was alerted to the smoke by smoke detector.

Cuisinart Grind & Brew DGB-550

  • Date: 11/2/2011

Consumer set coffeemaker to make coffee & within ten minutes pot was boiling & front of machine appears melted, kitchen was filled with toxic smelling smoke. Consumer was there & able to unplug it

Cuisinart Brew Central DCC-1200

  • Date: 8/25/2011

71 YOF heard noise & discovered that coffee in carafe was boiling & smoke was coming from bottom of coffeemaker. She unplugged coffeemaker and moved it next to the stove exhaust fan.

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