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SOURCE: Coffeee beans won't feed into grinder

Push the coffe brew button again. It should take right off and grind again.

Posted on Jul 27, 2007

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check to make sure the blades are secured to the motor shaft. some have a set screw, some are positioned over a pin in the motor shaft.

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

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SOURCE: Jura E9 grinder spins but does not grind

I had a similar problem, and solved it by turning the grinder by hand against resistance. Apparently the grinder wasn't really turning during the cycle and needed to be cleared. If your beans are "hopping" this may be a different problem.

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Beans are too oily

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.
e. Adjust the grinder to your favorite setting and try a coffee grind. Grind until most of the rice dust is expelled (any remaining trace of rice dust will not affect the flavor of the coffee).

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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My Rancilio Rocky Burr coffee grinder w/doser is not grinding the beans they simply remain in the hopper


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;
  • remove all coffee beans
  • 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.

Good luck,
Villi


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Why fill bean message shows on display when machine is full of beans?


Difficult to say without the machine in front of me. Normally you get this response if no beans fall into the grinder. Are your beans oily, sticking together and not falling in?
Normally freshly roasted beans esp dark roasts are a bit oily. If so then you can change roasts, brands or mix with another type.
You might try to adjust your grind per the manual. (turn knob inside the bin while the grinder is grinding) see #8 page 12.
If the beans are falling in and grinding and you still get this msg I would say you have a grinder problem.
http://capresso.125west.com/e8_manual.pdf

Mar 02, 2015 | Jura Capresso Impressa E8 Espresso/Coffee...

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I have a Breville BES860XL and the grinder is not working. If i overide the interlock, It will spin, but does not have enough power to grind beans


It seems there's a fault in the grinder gearing in this particular model.There's no solution but to take it to Breville repair...
I have the same problem and so does a friend of mine. The grinder will spin without beans in the hopper but as soon as beans are introduced the grinder makes a loud noise. Like the gears are slipping and there's not enough power to grind.

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Jura j5 keeps indicating beans need filling once a button for coffee has been depressed. then indicates ready again. Beans are full and I have tried blocking off the sensor (beans full) but still the...


Sometimes certain beans do not move freely throughout the grinder. Oily beans, which is not necessarily a bad thing, do not fall into the grinder easily and tend to stick. It is necessary to sometimes to just poke or stir the beans around with your finger to make sure they fall into the grinder. For a safety measure do this while your machine is turned off.

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When grinding coffee beans the grinder is not dropping the beans into the grinder part. I have to stay and shake or bang the grinder on counter to get the beans to fall through.


you must screw off the burr holder plate screw (in center) you will order one special screw, drill shaped, when the burrs roll it will mix and take down the coffee beans. That is solution i applied to many grinders. PS: beware the direction of burrs must be coordinated with new screw.

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The grinder spins but no beans get grided. sometimes if i push them down it will work for a while.


Remove all beans from grinder and with the remain beans adjust the grinder to more gross grinding and the make 3 to 4 coffees.
Then Use a vacum cleaner and absorve as much from the grinder. Wash also the Beans hopper with soap and hot water so all oil remianing go away. Dry it very well and put back in place.
Now add new add some new beans and try to make an espresso and when the grinder spins then rotate back to the original grinding position. Remeber that you must go back to fine one step at a time not at once since this will blocked the grinder blades with grounded coffe and grinder will not rotate.
You should to this often is you use oily dark roated beans beans. I sugest to find also a better quality beans which are more light color thus less oily.

Aug 25, 2010 | Saeco Vienna Espresso Machine

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Our bean grinder has stopped grinding. It spins but the beans do not grind. The machine works fine on the ground coffee option.


Did you put water in the grinder by mistake? If the grinder is wet it won't grind anymore,have to cleaned the blades physically .
OR are you using the beans from the fridge? It's a NO NO.

Jul 30, 2010 | Saeco Magic De Luxe 30092 Espresso Machine

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Jura F70 Grinder stopped working


The switch or photo sensor is not sensing any beans present.
So it can't continue
Use torch to inspect bean entry area
Small brush etc

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Whole beans fall through the Grinder


You have to remove the coffee bean hopper, there are two screws on it. Below it is the grinder and there must be a rubber seal between them. Perhaps it is crooked or broken, and then the coffee beans pass and fall down.

Apr 27, 2017 | Saeco Magic De Luxe Espresso Machine

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Coffee will no longer grind.


ONE COMMON PROBLEM IN THIS MACHINES, SINCE THEY ARE MADE IN CHINA, THE QUALITY OF THE BEARINGS DETERIORATE IN ABOUT EXACTLY ONE YEAR. AND THE GRINDER NO LONGER WORKS. THE BEARING BUSHING ITS MADE OF BRASS, AND THE LOAD OF THE COFFEE BEANS OVER KILL THE BEARING. ITS A RIP-OFF....

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