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Saeco Vienna grinding issue

The machine grinds for a while and the bean light comes on. I have gone through this before with oily beans and I have cleaned out the grinding bin and the chute. When cleaning the chute, I could feel a small metal lever that goes up and down. Could that be part of the problem? Also, I read one fix that stated "inside the grinder where the coffee go down you gonna see a steel piece the coffee goes down the slot remove the old coffee residue on that part clean it good with a tooth brusch or somrthing like that". Is that the metal piece that I am feeling?
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I also have a grinding issue. I use espresso or french roast beans that are oily. The machine seems to grind forever and then the red light comes on. I have two knobs in the bean area of the machine and note that this indicates I have a "micro switch" What is this and how do I determine if that is the problem and how to fix it?

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The coffee bean error happens usually because the dispenser is dirty with oil. This happens often if you use oily beans cofee.
The dispenser must be cleaned. Also perform complete cleaning of the machine.

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Our Saeco Vienna Superautomatica sounds like it's grinding beans but keeps running until the red 'bean' light comes on and we have to shut the machine off. Any suggestions?


The grinder is timing out and stops if the beans do not enter the grinder. This happens because:
1- The grinder outlet is clogged and fresh beans cannot pass through the burrs.
2- The grind setting is too fine and helping clogging in the grinding chamber or the ground coffee outlet.
3- Operator may have been using dark roast oily beans. Like it or not, the dark roast oily beans do not make stronger espresso. Please stop using such beans in fully automatic espresso machines.
4- The grinder has already made over 2000 grinds and the burrs are blunted and not grinding beans as needed.
To solve this malfunction, clean the grinder. Make sure the grinder outlet to the doser is cleaned. This outlet passage is about 2 inches or more. To clean it, lay the machine on its back (water tank side) to allow better view of cleaning the doser and the passage of coffee from the grinder to the doser. Use the link below to find instructions for cleaning the grinder and replace the burrs.
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Then Use a vacum cleaner and absorve as much from the grinder. Wash also the Beans hopper with soap and hot water so all oil remianing go away. Dry it very well and put back in place.
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Hello. I have a saeco vienna superautomatic


This happens due to condensation caused by steam developed at the end of the grinding cycle. Make sure that the grinding chamber is completely cleaned and dried before using the grinder.

  1. Turn the whole bean chamber to the right until it can be lifted off the base. This will allow you to clean the grinding wheel. NOTE: Never use water or liquid for cleaning the lower grinding section of this appliance.
  2. Clean interior recesses with a soft brush (not provided).
  3. Wash the whole bean chamber and lid and the ground coffee chamber and lid in mild detergent and water. These items are only dishwasher safe on the top rack of your dishwasher. Wipe exterior with a damp cloth. Do not immerse mill in water or any other liquid or place in dishwasher. Use only non-abrasive cleaners to remove stains.
  4. After completely drying, replace whole bean chamber. Important: when replacing whole bean chamber, screw on completely before setting grinding rate. Turn chamber clockwise (as viewed from top), until it will not turn. Fill with whole coffee beans for grinding and replace lid.
  5. Replace ground coffee chamber and lid, making sure it snaps securely into place.

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Hi,

If you open the steam knob and make a cup of water (the), can you get any water comes that way?

If not then i think you have calcium in the system.

If the grinder goes for long time it can be oily beans or if you get damp into the grinder.

Let me know if you need more help.

Best regards
/Mirran

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Saeco Vienna grinding issue


Hi,

I think so, most problem with that the grinder grind to the lamp light up is damp in the grinder or oily beans.

if you have two adjustment knob in the bean hopper then the second problems can be the micro switch in the machine that have to be replaced.

Best regards
/Mirran

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