Keurig K155 Clicking Won’t Turn On (Reasons and How to Fix)

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Have you ever wanted to use your Keurig K155 machine to brew a cup of coffee only for you to find out that the clicking light is not working? I know this can put you in a distracting mood and may likely make you not get your cup of coffee that day.

At this point, you’ve concluded in your heart that the machine is bad and needs repair. The good news is that you can fix the issue yourself without contacting anyone.

It can be that the machine has been overshooting for a very long time and it needs to cool down or it’s not plugged well. It also can mean that a capacitor is dead and needs a change.

In this article, you will learn how to triage your Keurig k155 machine, so it can brew your favorite drink or coffee again in no time.

Reasons Why The Keurig K155 Clicking Won’t Turn On

From time to time, you may experience some issues with your Keurig machine and issues with the K150 coffee machine. There are a few reasons that make you not to get your brewing coffee machines:

  • The Wire Cord: There is every possibility that the wire cord may be bad or it is not properly connected to the wall socket. 
  • Capacitor: The k155 needs thousands of UF for it to function well but when it is below that it will never work.
  • A Bad K155 Machine: Your espresso may be bad. There might be something that is not fixed well in the espresso machine that needs to be out to get her before you can get it back.
  • A Bulging Capacitor: If the main capacitor is bulging at one of the ends you need to change it to a better one.
  • The Socket is Off: You may not have put on the switch when you plug it in. So,  do your check-up well to get it fixed.

How To Fix The Keurig K155 Clicking Won’t Turn On 

Below are the ways for you to get your Keurig k155 to click back to normal again. If you can follow these steps it will fix your espresso power machine issues about 100% of the time.

  • Power Switch: Check very well if your coffee machine is well plugged in securely to the wall socket. You need to try plugging the power switch well if you check a different plug to see if it will work. Ensure that the Power Switch is turned on and the LCD is also illuminated.
  • Bulging Capacitor: Check if the capacitor is already bulging or severely discolored, kindly remove it and replace it with a new one.
  • Switch Connection: First, you need to start with a carefully obvious question: is your Keurig k155 connected to power? This is one question you need to ask yourself first. Make sure the cord of the machine is plugged into the wall socket, and also check that the outlet is not broken or damaged and that it can receive power. 

You can try resetting your circuit breaker or even plugging in a different electronic device to test whether the outlet is working and to make sure the problem you are experiencing isn’t caused by the outlet. Lastly, verify that your power switch/button on the Keurig k155 is turned to the ON position.

Once you’ve verified that the K155 is plugged into a working socket, and the power button is already switched on, you have to unplug your Keurig from the wall socket and remove the reservoir. Let it be unplugged for an hour or more. We’ve found out that sometimes the issue can be fixed with the reservoir being removed. 

  • Check Capacitor Strength: Check if the capacitor in the k155 is reading in thousands of Uf, if not you still need to change it. So that it will not damage your Keurig machine.
  • Contact The Keurig Manufacturer: If your coffee maker is still under warranty, count yourself lucky since can get the issue resolved by reaching out to the Keurig manufacturer for a replacement.

Preventative Methods For Your Keurig K150 Clicking Won’t Turn On 

We will give you the detailed steps you need to keep for you to have your Keurig k155 machines clicking on always:

  • Make sure you have a workable socket. 
  • Remove the bulging capacitor.
  • Ensure that your wire cord is as well.
  • Always keep your machine in a safe place to avoid it not getting broken.
  • Always check if your power socket is plugged in well.
  • Check the size of your capacitor and know if you need to change it to thousands of UF
  • Keep your Keurig K155 reservoir restarted whenever you experience this.

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Why Is My Keurig K155 Won’t Turn On?

There is every possibility that your wire cord is not plugged well into the wall socket, your wire cord may be bad, or the wall socket may be off or you should also check if your keKeurigapacitor is good.

What If I Do All These and It Still Doesn’t Work?

You have to take it back to the Keurig manufacturer to fix it for you as long as you still have your warranty with you.

Can I Fix This From Home?

Yes, you can once you know you can do it well. Not all wire cords can work with the k155 machine and you need to check the capacitor too.


If the clicking light of the Keurig k155 machine is not coming up, it is often a sign of an error in your machine or from you that needs fixing.

You should know that it’s fixable by following the guide in this article. After you’ve identified the main problem, and solved it, you will be on your way to making a tasty coffee/drink.

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