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Saeco Incanto Flashing Red Bean Light

Hi there, I have just bought a Saeco Incanto and requested the instruction manual as the red bean light is flashing and the rest of the machine will not now work. When it arrived it had old beans in it so I emptied these out and dispensed a coffee so that all the remaining beans would be dispensed as well. Then I refilled it with our beans, and the thrid light in the bottom row is now flashing and I have taken the beans out a again but can't seem to get it to dispense a coffee at all - help!
My Saeco Incanto I think is an older model as it does not have a display at all.

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    I am having the same problem!

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I found a machine in my dentist's office with this exact same problem. I'm not familiar with the model, so I downloaded a manual for the closest model I could find online (the Sirius), and it offered no help -- but in 8 languages!

I ended up just pulling the drip tray, pulling the box where the grounds end up, and re-inserting the assembly (all while the machine was on.) When I buttoned it up again, it worked.

Hope this helps (although I can see how it might not...)

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I had the same problem, Saeco model SUP021YR. I emptied the bin, refilled the bin (ended up getting beans all inside the machine... argh... what a mess to clean up), turned it off/on/off/on, cleaned everything two times. I ended up pulling the Brew Group (the box where the beans end up after grinding) out and then reseating it a couple of times, while the machine was turned on, and then it light finally went out.

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