Question about Saeco Caffe Charisma Espresso Machine

1 Answer

Coffee Grinder not working

Initially, the coffee grinder was running, but at a higher pitch than normal (probable cause beans jammed, no beans getting to the grinding wheels). We moved the beans around in the container. Took the beans out. Emptied out all the water, and waste bins. Turned over the machine to empty all the beans to make sure the hole to the grinder was clear. Put every thing back. Now it does not attemp to grind at all. Press the coffee button and it goes directly to running water. It is as if you poured ground coffee into the top bypass bin. There are no warning lights. Green light 23 (ready for single shot). Any suggestions appreciated.

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    The green lights are on. I push the brew button. The machine makes a whirring noise but no clunking or grinding. It stops and the red light comes on. No water has come through.
    There is water in the reservoir. The puck bin is empty. The bean bin has beans but s not over full.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    I have a Meile CVA4075 and there is no error code, but ground coffee isn't coming out of the grinder. The grinder is making a high pitched sound like it does when the beans are stuck and not falling into it. The bean are not stuck, but the grinder is not grinding anything. Just clear water is coming out. Any ideas?

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    I poured water into the bean dispenser instead of the water dispenser and now the machine isnt working

×

Ad

1 Answer

The grinder is most likely stripped and needs to be replaced:-{

Posted on Aug 08, 2007

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Since 2 weeks the grinder doesn't have the same sound, I mean it has a higher pitch. The quantity of grinded coffee is smaller some times but not every time. Should replace the grinder unit?


A bit of a late answer - sorry. I've had the same problem. I found it related to the type of coffee beans I used. If they have lots of oil on/in them they simply don't feed to the grinder correctly. Once I used a less oily bean all was back to normal.

May 16, 2015 | Miele CVA4070 Coffee Maker

2 Answers

Why does no brewed coffee comes out? bypass preground does work


- coffee-channel is stuck.

check google for calibrating/cleaning your gaggia.

Aug 27, 2014 | Gaggia Titanium Espresso Machine

1 Answer

Krups burr coffee grinder - When I push the power button it flashes on briefly and then stops. It has briefly ground some beans so it working to some extent. Any ideas what is causing the grinder to...


Empty the grinder and see if it will run with no coffee bean in it. Some times debris will get caught in the grinder because it got mixed with the beans from the factory. If it runs your good to go. If not then the mother connection are not solid and it will run off and on at will.

Oct 14, 2013 | Krups Burr Coffee Grinder

1 Answer

Cannot remover the coffee grinder from machine.


Remove Coffee Maker's top cover. Slide coffee bean container off (after emptying it of coffee beans). Remove fixing screws (normally philips) securing the bean container platform. Remove grinder's bean intake rubber seal. Unscrew the grinder's fine/course selector, paying close attention to where it was originally fixed, from factory. 4 rubber bushing are anchoring the grinder in place, which can be seen from the front of the Coffee Maker (w/ door opened). Wiggle each rubber bushing through, as you pull grinder from the top. Grinder should come loose, after unplugging wires. - Good Luck

Nov 13, 2010 | Miele Coffee System

1 Answer

I have a Gaggia syncrony compact coffee machine and the coffee grinder has jammed for the second time. The repair agent employed by Gaggia inform me that they have been waiting for spare parts from Gaggia...


If the grinder jammed it might have been because the grind was too fine, try adjusting coarser then using the + or - lever to add more coffee for proper extraction. To clear jam remove brew unit and locate door to grinder chamber on left, vac out grounds, also beans in hopper. When clean run grinder and set to coarser, then add small amount of beans and test.

Aug 25, 2010 | Gaggia Syncrony Compact Coffee...

1 Answer

Machine has major problem with grinding beans.


Try removing all beans from bean holder - then use a vacumn machine to remove the bits down amongst the grinder "teeth'. You may have had a small stone in your coffee and if so it may have jammed the grinder.

Once it looks clean, try making a cup of coffee without the beans in the hopper - you should be able to see and hear the grinder revolving and also hear the brew unit moving between the grinder outlet and the water inlet. If it all seems ok now, then add a small amount of beans back into the beans hopper and try making a coffee. If it still will not work, get it serviced. There's not much the average person can do inside these units other than to do more serious damage or kill themselves with an electric shock.

Nov 05, 2009 | Saeco Magic De Luxe Espresso Machine

1 Answer

Coffee beans empty


Hi
Coffee beans empty is caused by the grinder running for about 15 seconds without filling the doser chamber. Sounds like you have a blockage in you grind passage. Try removing the brew group. Then inside on the roof of the machine where the brew unit was setting there is a drop chute where the coffee is dropped into the brew unit. From the left side of the drop chute pull down and back, and it will drop coffee. This will clear an opening that relieves pressure on the passage. There is a passage inside the drop chute area that goes to the grinder. Vacuum it out. It will be on the right side of the drop chute.
Once that is cleared go to the bean hopper. There is a lever on the right side of the bean hopper. Push the lever back to the largest number. You can push the lever to a larger number any time but it has to be grinding to pull to a smaller number. Now replace everything and make your coffee. Once you have made your coffee you can pull back to a number that was higher than the one you had it on, but only when the grinder is running.

Oct 30, 2009 | Gaggia Syncrony Espresso Machine

2 Answers

Jura E9 grinder spins but does not grind


I had a similar problem, and solved it by turning the grinder by hand against resistance. Apparently the grinder wasn't really turning during the cycle and needed to be cleared. If your beans are "hopping" this may be a different problem.

Aug 14, 2009 | Jura Capresso Impressa E9 Espresso Machine...

2 Answers

Our Saeco Delux Magic coffee maker will not grind the coffee when we push the button. A light comes on that indicates that the grinder could be jammed.


Hi
The grinders run on a timer. If the grinders does not fill the doser in time you will get a light saying no beans. If this happens and there are beans in the hopper push the lever to the largest # and push the brew button again. This will clear the light and it should brew. If it is at the largest # already your beans are probably shiny and there is to much oil in the beans and this is what is clogging the grinder.

Apr 10, 2009 | Saeco Magic De Luxe Espresso Machine

2 Answers

Coffee beans will not grind


Your machine will probably need service. The water will cause damage to the grinder burrs.  I can send you instruction on how to clean out the grinder on a Vienna if you provide me will your email address. You can email me at support@cerinicoffee.com.

 

You are not the first person to do this. These problems come in at least once a week.

 

Hope this helps.

 

Johnny

Oct 08, 2007 | Saeco Vienna De Luxe Espresso Machine

Not finding what you are looking for?
Saeco Caffe Charisma Espresso Machine Logo

796 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Saeco Coffee Makers & Espresso Machines Experts

just-ice

Level 2 Expert

75 Answers

eyecam

Level 2 Expert

95 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you a Saeco Coffee Maker and Espresso Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...