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Espresso will not come through my Saeco Gran crema

I have had this machine for some time, about 8 months ago the water was not coming through the coffee...thought perhaps it was ground too fine but that wasn't it...realized that I had not descaled it so I did and cleaned the portafilter and it seemed to work fine since until now. So I descaled it again but to no avail...thought it might be the portofilter so got a new one but that did not help....once heated up I try to make an espresso, you can hear the pump working but nothing comes out!! I am so frustrated, I love this machine and miss my coffee!!! I use a French/Italian blend of beans from a local roaster...maybe the beans are too oily and have clogged up things..what should I do can you help me!!!

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  • Anonymous Oct 07, 2008

    no water is getting into the system from the reservoir

  • intisuarez Dec 29, 2008

    same problem, adding that I assemble and disassembled the portafilter, and now water is coming through the screw that is holed. Probably I forgot to assemble something. Anyway, the problem is the same. 

  • tomaszsawick Feb 04, 2009

    water comes through without handle. Seems to be a pressure problem. Dissassembled the handle and worked fine but now has clogged up again. Perhaps the rubber has perished and now its not getting to pressure to open the mechanism.

  • intisuarez May 11, 2010

    PS: indeed, I forgot to put in the check valve. Now I did, original problem persists. By the way, you people might be interested in this: 

    http://www.partsguru.com/user/0226.550.6...



    Looking forward to your insights, I.

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Well first thing I got to ask to exclude a couple of things.
Does it come out water if you dont have the filter or the handle on the machine?

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