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Loud clicking and no coffee


I have taken the brew unit out, cleaned it, put it back together and it makes this horrifying clicking when someone tries to get a cup of coffee. It does not produce a cup of coffee and I end up with a lot of dry coffee grinds all over the brew unit. What is wrong and how do I fix it???

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Re: Loud clicking and no coffee

Looks like your brew drive gears may be stripped. You should have a professional look at it because some must be causing the struggle to happen.

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