How to fix Instant Pot c7?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

An instant pot c7 is a type of pressure cooker that can be used to cook food quickly and easily. This error code happens when the pressure cooker is not able to reach the correct pressure, which can be caused by a number of different things.

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1. Turn the Instant Pot off and unplug it from the outlet

  1. To turn off the Instant Pot, first press the "Cancel" button.
  2. Next, press and hold the "Sauté" button until the light turns off.
  3. Finally, release the "Sauté" button and press the "Off" button.

2. Remove the lid and check the sealing ring for cracks or damage

The first step is to remove the entire lid of the instant pot by pressing down on the hinge and then lifting it off of the pot. Next, check for any cracks or damage to the sealing ring. If there is damage, it will need to be replaced.

3. Clean the sealing ring with warm, soapy water

  1. Remove the sealing ring by unscrewing it.
  2. Soak the sealing ring in warm, soapy water for a few minutes.
  3. Rinse the sealing ring with cold water to cool it down.
  4. Screw the sealing ring back onto the instant pot.

4. Rinse the Instant Pot liner and lid with hot water

Rinse the Instant Pot liner and lid with hot water.

Some users might also have success with the following opitons:

  1. Dry the Instant Pot liner and lid with a clean, dry towel.
  2. Check the pressure release valve for blockages.
  3. Clean the pressure release valve with a toothpick or other sharp object.
  4. Replace the sealing ring and pressure release valve.
  5. Plug the Instant Pot back in and turn it on.
  6. Select the desired cooking function.