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Saeco easy... grounds empty into the bottom and don't fill the tamper...therefore no coffee and grinder continues to run

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Re: saeco easy...

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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