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Won't Grind without shaking it!

My Coffee grinder barely grinds any beans unless I continuously shake it. At first it only needed a every once in a while, but now I have to keep on shaking it, otherwise no beans will be ground.

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  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    I have the same problem, and the thing is new out of the box, used twice. Both times, same problem. What a piece of junk.

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Sound like it's choked up with grounds and oil. Burrs may also be blunt. U need to dismantle and clean/ check burrs, passages and body. If you can see "flats" on the burrs or they feel not sharp when you check with finger, they should be replaced.

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