Fixing a Corningware 9 cup Stovetop Percolator

I have a Corningware 9 cup Stovetop Percolator AND I love it. The problem is that the seal around the metal rim is corroded, so when I pour a cup of coffee, some goes in and leaks out down the outside of the pot. I have left an e-mail with Corningware and posted a question on Does anyone know of a way to mend this without chemicals (like silicone sealant)? My DH would like my skin to not turn green!

I spent $4 and much time looking for this, so any amount of money and time is fine by me. I love it so much more than the coffee machine!


Kelly from Willamina, OR

July 29, 20060 found this helpful

There was a recall on these pots years ago and they highly recommend not using them. They said there was a problem with the handle-whatever- which could cause burns damage or something like that. I have not gotten rid of mine as I still use it when our electric goes off, but they told me not to use it anymore.

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November 26, 20160 found this helpful
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My E-1210 just did the separation thing this morning, but I was prepared for it...lifting the pot with a potholder from the bottom prevented the usual disaster. I'm sort of glad it did, because now I can see exactly what's going on with the epoxy bond...and yes, it's drying out/shrinkage of the epoxy that causes this to happen. There is no fix for it, and the USPSC recalled them ALL back in the '70s. It sure makes a great cup of coffee, but I'm not going to fill the stainless with epoxy and wait for it to fall apart. Remember, epoxy a new "miracle glue" back in 1958 when these were designed, and its shortcomings were unknown then. I suppose I could pour epoxy into the ring and set the pot in it to cure for a week or so, but I'd never use it for coffee ever again. So now, I'm using my 1950s Pyrex perker, it makes coffee just as well, and uses natgas instead of more expensive electric power. I'm good.

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July 29, 20061 found this helpful

Check for replacement parts on ebay.

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October 1, 20071 found this helpful

I have a new never used 9 cup perculator from corningware, If anyone would like to purchase it.

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June 19, 20160 found this helpful

I only need the percolator glass lid.How much delivered to my address in South Africa.The town is Stellenbosch in the western Cape?

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October 27, 20160 found this helpful

still have it? much?

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October 27, 20160 found this helpful


do you still have this? How much?

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October 24, 20070 found this helpful

I have a new recalled 9 cup stovetop percolator I would like to sell it for parts only, it is complete and new with instruction book

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October 24, 20070 found this helpful

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December 14, 20080 found this helpful

Good luck with your coffee pot. I have an electric 9 cup that leaks near the handle as well. This is common for these pots as far as I know. There was a recall because the handle would suddenly fall apart and caused some injuries. I have used my corning ware coffee pot for over 20 years after I found it in the back under my mothers cabinet. She put it away when she bought a Mr. coffee back in the 70's. I'll keep using this pot leak and all for many more years.

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March 6, 20090 found this helpful

I am not sure how to fix the problem, I have one I found several years ago and use it all the time. I found a copy of the recall and it pertains to the electric pots. Mine is electric and have the same problem. When the handle goes I will find a way to use it any way. I would like one for the stove top or another electric. Love it!

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August 9, 20150 found this helpful

I have a corningware stove top 9 cup coffee pot white blue corn flower and I need either the inside set or the

Filter Basket Lid ( flat lid Top for coffee grinds holder)

does anyone know in central NJ where I can find or does someone have one to sell ?

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March 3, 20160 found this helpful

There is no strainer lid for the coffee basket on some models. Fo some the coffee basket fastens to the lid with a 1/4 turn and then you drop the whole thing into the pot. Again there is no basket lid on some models.

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