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I have a Miele CVA615 and the screen shows "selftest" each time I'm trying to make a cup of coffee. It first starts like it is going to work normally but suddenly stops and the message "selftest" appears. Need help ...Thanks

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open the door and adjust slide for more grounds, also program prebrewing so it adds a little water to the ground to get them going before the rest of the water is pushed though.

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I think from memory your boiler heater element is defective.

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Hi, possible that there is WEARING OFF of the bushes in the shaft of the grinder jar section or to the motor section. If you can try to hold the spindle and move , there must not be any play of the shaft nor it must be TOO free. If so the bushes must be reset with the same type. Also check if the motor bush/bearings are faulty or a drop of light grease or oil might give a temporary relief.

Or else you have to get a another one....

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