Krups FME4 12 Cups Coffee Maker - Black Reviews

Krups FME4 12 Cups Coffee Maker - Black

31 ratings (14 Epinions reviews)
Epinions Product Rating: Disappointing
5 stars
1
4 stars
1
3 stars
2 stars
5
1 star
7
Share This!
  Ask friends for feedback

Undocumented "Features"

Aug 15, 2009 (Updated Aug 15, 2009)
Review by  
Rated a Helpful Review

Pros:Simple and easy to use

Cons:Must handwash carafe, removing top of carafe breaks pin holding top onto carafe.

The Bottom Line: Dont buy it!  Too many undocumented "features"  that void the warrenty and make it impractical to use or properly clean.


One of the plastic pins that hold the top to the carafe breaks off after about 3 uses.  I called Krups as the machine had a 1 year warranty.  I was told that I was not supposed to remove the lid from the karafe (no mention of this "feature" in the user's manual).  I asked how it could be washed in a dishwasher on the upper shelf without removing the top.  Was told that it should not be washed in a dishwasher.  Again, user's manual states that "hand washing of the karafe is recommended."  My experience has been that there had been no damage to either the glass karafe or handle from dishwasher washing.

Why would any company design a coffee machine carafe that could not have the lid removed for proper cleaning - either by hand or in the dishwasher and why not put it in the users manual that it is not to be removed nor can it be washed in a dishwasher.

Bottom line is that Krups would not replace the top to the karafe, but did offer to sell me another one :-)

I passed and am again in the market for a coffee pot, but not one made by Krups.


Recommend this product? No

Read all comments (1)

Share this product review with your friends   
Share This!


Related Deals You Might Like...

Krups Fme2 Programmable 12-cup Coffee Maker With Glass Carafe And Led Control

Krups Fme2 Programmable 12-cup Coffee Maker With Glass Carafe And Led Control

Prepare fresh and hot coffee with the Krups FME2 espresso machine and make your gossip sessions much more interesting.With a maximum power output of 1...
eBay
KRUPS FME214 Programmable 12-Cup Coffee Maker with Glass Carafe and LED Control Panel Coffee Machine, Black

KRUPS FME214 Programmable 12-Cup Coffee Maker with Glass Carafe and LED Control Panel Coffee Machine, Black

Product Details 12-cup coffeemaker with cascading brew head for even extraction LED control panel; programmable clock/timer; brew-pause function Flavo...
Sears Marketplace
Krups Fme214 Programmable 12-cup Coffee Maker W/ Glass Carafe Led Control Panel

Krups Fme214 Programmable 12-cup Coffee Maker W/ Glass Carafe Led Control Panel

Enjoy the real taste of grounded coffee with the Krups FME2-14 espresso maker that makes 12 cups of freshly brewed coffee for your guests in a jiffy. ...
eBay

$67.95

+$5.95 shipping
Krups Fme214 Programmable 12-cup Coffee Maker With Glass Carafe And Led Control

Krups Fme214 Programmable 12-cup Coffee Maker With Glass Carafe And Led Control

Enjoy the real taste of grounded coffee with the Krups FME2-14 espresso maker that makes 12 cups of freshly brewed coffee for your guests in a jiffy. ...
eBay

$75.07

FREE Shipping
Krups Fme214 Programmable 12-cup Coffee Maker With Glass Carafe And Led Control

Krups Fme214 Programmable 12-cup Coffee Maker With Glass Carafe And Led Control

Enjoy the real taste of grounded coffee with the Krups FME2-14 espresso maker that makes 12 cups of freshly brewed coffee for your guests in a jiffy. ...
eBay

$76.93

FREE Shipping
Krups Fme214 Programmable Coffee Maker With Glass Carafe And Led Control

Krups Fme214 Programmable Coffee Maker With Glass Carafe And Led Control

Enjoy the real taste of grounded coffee with the Krups FME2-14 espresso maker that makes 12 cups of freshly brewed coffee for your guests in a jiffy. ...
eBay

$75.06

FREE Shipping
Krups Fme2-14 Programmable Coffeemaker, 12 Cup, Black

Krups Fme2-14 Programmable Coffeemaker, 12 Cup, Black

Enjoy the real taste of grounded coffee with the Krups FME2-14 espresso maker that makes 12 cups of freshly brewed coffee for your guests in a jiffy. ...
eBay

$66.99

+$10.20 shipping
KRUPS Cup-On-Request Coffee Maker Black

KRUPS Cup-On-Request Coffee Maker Black

Customize your coffee size and your coffee strength with the KRUPS KM9008 Cup on Request Programmable Coffee Maker.
Sears

$209.99

FREE Shipping
Krups Kt611d50 Precision Programmable 10-cup Coffee Maker In Box

Krups Kt611d50 Precision Programmable 10-cup Coffee Maker In Box

KRUPS Precision Programmable 10-Cup Coffee Maker New In Box Details:◆Model Number: KT611D50 ◆10 Cup Thermal Carafe With Stainless Steel Double Wal...
eBay

$998.99

FREE Shipping
Krups  10-Cup Thermal Coffee Maker KT611D50

Krups 10-Cup Thermal Coffee Maker KT611D50

Krups 10-Cup Thermal Coffee Maker KT611D50. Advanced Brewing System - Powerful 1100 watt heating element powers an advanced brewing system that produc...
Belk

$129.99

FREE Shipping