The water reservoir could be dry, the safety tab could not be fully inserted, or The Meal Maker could not be fully plugged in. Check the water reservoir and add water if needed. Make sure bowl lid is turned counterclockwise as far as possible and safety tab on bowl lid is fully inserted into base. Check that the plug is securely inserted into the outlet. Still not working? Drop us a note or text the Baby Food Hotline and we’ll help you out.