OTHER BRANDS are built similarly to the Mr. Coffee. If you are trying to fix some other brand or model all you need to do is find out what is clogging the hose --- as I describe here --- and your repair should be similarly easy.
Step 1: Preparation to fix coffee pot
Step 2: Tools you will need:
are standard phillips. Another way to get the 2 security torx screws out that might work is to use a SOLDERING IRON. Just heat up the torx screw untill the plastic melts then pull the case apart. Of course, you will need to have all the other screws out first!