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Usually gears breaking is a sign that your grinding the coffee too fine. Other possible reasons for breaking gears are a malfunction with the brew group itself. Unlubed and uncleaned brew groups are notorious for breaking the gears as well.

I recommend soaking the brew group in hot water and cafiza for a while, rinsing, and then lubing the inner chamber, side screw nut, and lower piston.

After that i recommend adjusting grinder settings lower to not place as much stress on the machine.

Most people do not understand that these home super automatic machines were never made to make authentic espresso, but an approximate of it.

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