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Stuck The grinder basket has been difficult to remove for some time.  I finally order a new one, but alas, the same problem has occurred--only now I can't get the bottom part of the grinder out at all.  Do I have to abandon what  has been our favorite of all time coffee pot?  We've had this appliance for almost four years, and the problem didn't start until about a year ago.  I wash the grinder and brew baskets after every use. Please reply to

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  • Anonymous Sep 26, 2008

    For what it's worth, my grinder has developed the same issue.

  • JMRGF Oct 02, 2008

    I have the same problem, any solutions?

  • meomyo Oct 16, 2008

    my grinder is stuck.. can't get out


  • meomyo Oct 16, 2008

    mine is stuck also .. any advise greatly appreciated.. thank you

  • superbsaint Feb 17, 2009

    i have the same problem also!....have used this unit approximately 8 times and the last two times the grinder portion has become "lodged" in and will not come out.....the first time i just kept wiggling it around till it finally broke loose but this time it won't come out for anything?....Really Frustrating!!....otherwise I would consider this the perfect machine....but it isn't any good if you can't use it??

  • wmcc Mar 14, 2009

    I was able to remove the grinder a few times, but now it got stuck. Using a hammer to brute force it as a solution is too high a risk to cause damage, especially if it keeps on happening. For now I just use a separate grinder until the root cause is identified and fixed.


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I had never heard this before, i will check this when i am on work again to see if i can give you a solution.

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