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Lights on but not grinding

I was grinding for long time suddenly it stopped .next day i tried again but still can't grind .While the green light selects through different options,the grinding doesn't start.don't know how to fix it.I used it 4-5 times only.But i use it for longer time (4-5 load) when i use.
is it possible the fuse is blown?if so will lights still be there?
Please help me fixing this problem.please advice.model Mr coffee IDS77.

thanks a lot
Lopa

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  • Anonymous Feb 15, 2009

    all of the control lights go on,the blades are not stuck but it will not grind

  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    lights on but not grinding..after using for 1 year

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I fixed it! I returned the thing back to store.

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Hello aura20,

I bought one this week and had the same problem. I used vinegar and rinsed thoroughly and yet the whit flakes remained. I did some research and found that high end espresso makers often have very fine screens that catch minerals and grounds and so on. This Mister Coffee espresso maker has only a metal basket with tiny holes so it's not really filtering anything. Moreover the metal is treated aluminum, so it scales naturally. Also, if your water is hard like mine that just makes things worse. I just tore off a piece of paper towel only big enough to line the bottom of the filter basket and not come up around the edges. Then I put a drop of water on the paper towel and pressed the paper towel against the filter basket so I could see the little holes through the paper towel. Then I rinsed the machine again and the white flakes were completely gone from the water and the paper towel had collected it instead. I did the same thing with a new piece of paper towel and I added coffee, I did not add the maximum amount of coffee and I did not tamp the coffee. The product was smooth and creamy as it came out of the machine very slowly. But it tasted great and it was strong and clean. Upon removing the basket I found hard dry grounds stuck to the basket and paper towel. I had to use a spoon and running water to dig all of it out. It's not as good as professional espresso makers, but it'll do for a quick shot. I hope that helps.

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: don't know how to use Mr.Coffee IDS57 coffee grinder

Typically you load in the beans, replace the cover and then either press down on the entire cover or the black knob on the front of the cover. I would hold the lid down with your other hand just to be safe. Grind for about 4-6 seconds depending on how strong you like your coffee (the longer you grind the finer the coffee will be...this means STRONGER)

Posted on Jun 09, 2009

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SOURCE: my mr coffee esspresso machine

This is actually a fairly common problem with many coffee or espresso makers. When both lights are blinking just shut the machine off, wait about 5 seconds and turn it back on. It should work fine. If not, give another shout out.

Posted on Mar 07, 2011

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SOURCE: My Mr. Coffee IDS59 coffee grinder suddenly

Unfortunately this probably means that the AC Motor within the device has shorted out. These motors will still allow the blade/shaft to move even if a fault has occurred. It is unlikely, but possible that this particular model is built in such a way that a replaceable fuse is accessible to the operator. More then likely however the motor will have 'burnt' out and will no longer function no matter what you try.
Try to check the power cord for nicks and check that the outlet functions correctly. Lastly check that the power switch is properly operational. If all of this seems in working order then you are stuck with a non-functional device.

Posted on Mar 15, 2011

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