Question about Krups Small Appliances Espresso Machine
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Posted on Apr 02, 2009
SOURCE: Krups XP4020
The coffee holder is just hanging in place, not secure against the seal as it should be. Make sure the coffee holder is secured flat up against the seal before turning the handle and locking it into place.
Posted on Apr 05, 2009
This website has what you are looking for or they can get it http://safemanuals.com/brand-user-guide-instructions-owner-manual/KRUPS Let me know if you need more help.
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Posted on Mar 06, 2010
SOURCE: I have a Krups F880
I have just bought one as I had the same problem.
Go to http://www.werl.co.uk/index.php It is the official spares and repairs site used by KRUPS and the seal only costs £1.37 incl P&P. I thought I needed to pay with a unique kind of credit card, but it actually accepts all cards for payment as usual. It will take 2-3 days to arrive. : - )
Posted on Jan 31, 2011
SOURCE: Krups XP 7220 makes
There is an arm that drops back into place just before the plunger drops to pack the grounds. After the espresso is pulled the plunger comes back up and the arm moves forward and swipes the pellet into the pellet container. My thought is that the arm has come out of sync or become disconnected. The sound you are hearing could be the mechanism trying to push the arm forward but snapping off.
As for disassembling, there are directions dismantling the unit on other posts here (for 7240 or 7230), but the one thing that wasn't so clear to me is that the front facade isn't secured with any screws, but rather hooks that are part of the molded construction of the facing. Once you pull up on the facade about a half an inch, it should pop off. You can see some of the six hooks in the pic below.
Posted on May 28, 2011
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