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Automatic Grind not working

I have a Cuisinart DGB-300 Grind and Brew Coffeemaker. The automatic grind is not working. I have follwed the steps in the manual. It doesn't make any noise as if attempting to grind. The grind processed is by-passed going straight into the brew mode.

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My grinder was not working properly, because the blade was not rotating freely. So we carefully chipped away some caked on coffee residue. Then it worked for awhile, but started to sound weird and only partially grind the coffee. So we applied a small amount of vegetable oil to the blade and let it seep down a little, and that was very succcessful! Just needed a lube job!

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after completion of the brew cycle up to four
hours. When the coffeemaker shuts itself off,
two tones will sound. Four hours is the default
time. The 0:00 setting shuts the unit off immediately
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