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Brew unit in Miele coffee system CVA615 block

The Miele Coffee system brew unit is blocked and won't reset itself on a self test when it should.

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    miele cva coffee system cva615 /need brew unit replacement at good $



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It sounds like the connector or wiring that links the LCD display board on the door to the main PCB inside the coffe maker has become loose or damaged.
This would cause the text displayed to become scrambled.
Its a 26 way connector that is labelled JP16 (on the next model up) and is next to a large IC.

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