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Cuisinart Coffeemaker DGB 500

Our grinder is no longer lifting out easily so that we can clean if after use. There are times we literally have to pull this free from the coffee maker. It's as if the grinder blades do not let up from the grinding process. I am afraid we will end up breaking our unit over this. Any ideas?

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I had the problem also.  First, I cleaned the area very well of the caramelized coffee gunk. where the grinder goes.  I also filed away a few degraded areas on the grinder's plastic housing.  Haven't had the problem since. 

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