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How do I access the bean hopper on my miele coffee machine

The machine tries to grind but the beans are not being fed into the grinder. The machine grids for a while and then stops and a message then comes up "add coffee beans" even though there are coffee beans available.

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their is a plastic screw below the bean dispenser .once unscrewed you will remove the dispenser

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sounds like you have a bean jam post your model i will send you the guide on how to fix this it is too long to type here

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

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SOURCE: No 'real' coffee taste or crema - despite following instructions

Set the machine for the finest coffee and the least water.
You should get a decent espresso.
For a regular cuppa, keep the settings the same and make either a medium coffee combined with a small coffee (jolt) or
make two small coffees.
I have this machine and the crema is nice at this setting.

Posted on Oct 03, 2010

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SOURCE: the coffee is filled and yet when it begins to

Are the beans very oily? Oily beans can sometimes cause things like this. My suggestion is you take out the bean hopper and clean the beans under that because on my Miele CVA4066 there are usually more than a few beans and chipped off pieces of beans under the hopper which cause some trouble.

Posted on Jun 29, 2011

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Make sure the hopper is working correctly to see if there are any blockages, then check under the hopper to the opening where the beans go to the grinder. My guess is that there are a few beans and chipped portions of beans which are clogged under there.

Posted on Jun 29, 2011

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Bean hopper is full, machine starts to grind the coffee but right before it starts to pull the shot, it stops & says "add beans to hopper".


the add beans to hopper signal most likely is triggered by the machine not sensing enough load put on the grinder (hence it thinks its out of beans) , this most likely is set by the grind (fine/course ) id say the grind is set to an improper size and the automatic sensor is picking up on that
another thing is the coffee / if its way too moist and not dry enough then its also going to trip the sensor as well

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It is most likely that something is blocking the pathway to the grinder. As the Rocky is a direct drive grinder there is no gear that could be broken.
Try to remove the beans from the hopper and inspect the pathway, move the beans that might be under the 'disk'. If that is not working you might have to open the grinder;
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  • unscrew the three screws in the bottom of the hopper
  • remove the hopper
Now you can see the grinder wheel and tell if it is turning normally.
This might be a good opportunity to give the grinder a thorough cleaning.
Do not soak it in water, just a stiff small brush (e.g. a toothbrush) is the best tool. And perhaps accompanied by a vacuum cleaner :)
If you have been using very 'oily' beans for a long time they might have clogged the grinding wheels.

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Sounds like a blockage in the bean hopper. With the power off, take away the bean hopper and reach in the hole where the beans go and poke around to see if you can clear it.

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I owe the miele CVA4075 BUT my whole bean grinder is not grinding the bean and only water gets dispensed, anyone have a solution?


Make sure the hopper is working correctly to see if there are any blockages, then check under the hopper to the opening where the beans go to the grinder. My guess is that there are a few beans and chipped portions of beans which are clogged under there.

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Once it looks clean, try making a cup of coffee without the beans in the hopper - you should be able to see and hear the grinder revolving and also hear the brew unit moving between the grinder outlet and the water inlet. If it all seems ok now, then add a small amount of beans back into the beans hopper and try making a coffee. If it still will not work, get it serviced. There's not much the average person can do inside these units other than to do more serious damage or kill themselves with an electric shock.

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This fixes almost all the "beans will not feed or beans will not grind" problems caused by coffee bean dust packed in the burrs. Oily beans cause this problem more fequently.
a. Pour all the beans out the top.
b. Open the settings up all the way and see what else can be poured out. Use your shop vacuum to **** grounds out the spout and backward out the bean bin.
c. Pour in some instant rice and start grinding. Reduce the grind to a small setting like six and then open the settings all the way again. (The grinder will not start at a low setting with the rice in it. If you let it stop, open the settings to about 16 before trying to restart.)
d. Pour out the rice and vacuum out the ground rice.
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