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Cannot properly align Saeco Italia Coffee Dispenser

The drive hub on my "new-to-me" Italia does not properly mesh with the dispenser axle splines. I downloaded the manual and there is no mention of this problem.

I observed the power-on cycle with door open ( all interlocks pinned shut and dispenser, tray, grounds cup removed) and the drive hub always stops in the same orientation but the drive hub teeth do not mesh with the dispenser axle splines and the dispenser will not re-insert.

The drive hub consistently stops with its two large "teeth" positioned between 12:00 to 6:00. Aligning the dispenser so that the two arrows align at 'N' puts the corresponding dispenser splines at 8:00 to 2:00.

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Re: Cannot properly align Saeco Italia Coffee Dispenser

I have the Saeco Vienna, and have had the same problem. The brew group assy is out of position. This is the part that receives the ground beans, and then presses it tight against the strainer. You will need to turn the mechinism in the brew group to the home position, or to the position to receive the ground coffee. I hope this helps.

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Re: Cannot properly align Saeco Italia Coffee Dispenser

New to you what make that turn is 2 plastic gear inside maybe gear are loose and jump maybe that why it doent aling to check that out you need to open like everything a big job but if you whant a saeco coffee and belive me it worth it cheers

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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