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Water but no coffee

When I select the expresso button or medium sized coffee button the machine grinds, then prebrews and then water comes out of the steam spout rather than coffee coming out from underneath. The machine still spits out the cake (into the slide out unit). I have cleaned everything and the machine has been working reliably for 3 years. Any solutions?

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Re: Water but no coffee

Your grinder needs cleaning- are you using oily beans and/or storing beans in refrig/freezer. Both are a problem for grinder. Also, grinder should not be set to "fine"- it will definitely cause clogging and the situation you point out.. After celaning grinder, will need to re-set it.

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