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Poured water into the bean hopper by accident

My husband accidentally poured water into the bean hopper. We dried things up immediately. Can we run the machine after we let it dry to a while?

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I wouldn't recommend it. Grinder needs to be opened up from the top where the ceramic blades are and that section needs to be cleaned out. The coffee in there will compact and mold quickly. Just unscrew the top screw by the hopper. There should be a rubber circular housing you can remove. From there set the grinder setting to the coarses setting (all the way to the right, and not 1.) Look at the blades and there should be markings in red and blue, align the red with red or blue with blue until the top blade easily detaches. Clean inside the that area and **** out all the coffee. Replace top blade, set red to blue so it locks the blade in place, replace arm and hopper.

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