Question about Jura Capresso Impressa E8 Espresso/Coffee Maker
Machine is not making coffee. Keeps asking to turn frother on. Then returns to ready and makes a few drops.
After contacting Capresso Customer Service - the solution is simple. You pull out the drawer and dump the grounds. Look into the machine and you will see a plastic flap. Reach your hand in and up behind the flap and you should feel a round screen. Using a paper towel, clean off the screen. Replace everything. Works like a champ! So glad I didn't have to return our 3 day old machine!
The rep states that this is a common problem - asked him why it isn't in the manual and he had no explanation! Plus I can't believe that someone else didn't post this solution since it is soo easy!
Posted on Dec 08, 2008
There is nothing to do - the piece of **** is broken, as usual. I am on my third one.
They are expensive garbage.
Posted on Dec 20, 2009
I want to know how you clean with, water only, hot or warm and with some detergent like washing dishes or only water and sponge .thank for help
Posted on Dec 19, 2009
I also had this problem. This solution worked great.
Also, make sure you don't have the grinder set too fine if your beans are more oily.
I didn't think mine were, but started having the above mentioned problem after I adjusted the grinder to a finer setting (done during grinding of course).
So I've cleaned off the screen and the flap, ran a cleaning cycle and my E9 is running like a champ now!
Posted on Feb 21, 2009
I had a very similar problem. My machine is 2 years old, and this was the first problem with it. When making coffees the flow was losing force, just trickling out. I tried rinsing repeatedly, and things stopped flowing altogether, and it kept asking me to open the tap, and said something like "refilling system" while water came out the steamer. I tried Jeanne Marie's solution (cleaning the screen under the flap). It worked. The thing under the flap didn't feel as much like a screen as a piece of metal with small holes. It fixed the problem! Thank you!
Posted on Jan 04, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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