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Opal telling me beans lid is not on when it is ?

Hi - I have an Opal, very good but just recently mine is telling me that the beans lid is open when its not therefore not grinding ! - very annoying. Id love some assistance !!

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  • DaveHarmer Jan 20, 2008

    Hi, thanks for your suggestion. I may order another lid however I cant seem to see any physical damage to the existing one. I have posted some photos on my website so you can have a closer look. If you can let me know how you can jam it that may help also.



    Thanks again for your reply, it seems impossible to find Schaerer techs.



    Cheers,

    Dave

  • DaveHarmer Jan 20, 2008

    Sorry, the website ishttp://www.supereights.com/coffee


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Easiest way around this problem is to wrap electrical tape around the plastic piece at the rear of lid which inserts into machine to close the switch. Sometimes these switches used to shift slightly and the piece on the lid would not make the connection properly. So as opposed to stripping the machine down to reposition the switch which is quite tricky and time consuming, it was a lot easier to wrap tape around the insert on the lid so it would make contact once inserted.

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i work on schaerer machines. on the back of the lid there are two plastic spikes that make contact with in the machine, when you lift the lid it breaks contact so when you select your product you dont put your hand near the grinder. order a new lid or write back and ill tell you how to jam it open. If you want?

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