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Knob not working

I´m having some problems with my espresso machine. When I push button to make a coffee all goes well until it might start making the coffee. I can hear some noise, lowder than usual from the knob. It seems the mechanism is not working. After some time 2 green leds start blinking or the led that says "no water", "no coffee" becomes red. Please, need some help.

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  • MMGms Mar 05, 2008

    Hi Yalmer...

    thanks for the info. Took a look at but no help. And, let me add, I think the correct to say is BREW group, not knob. When it must start going down and up to take the coffee and make the coffee it makes strange noises and no coffee...
    Should I look at the motor of the brew group?
    Thanks again.

    PS - it is strange: in the family we have a total of 3 machines (krups and saeco - same machines ) that we purchased 6 or 7 years ago. Now, all the machines are giving problems. Is this a coincidence or lifetime?


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They can steer you to the nearest espresso repair.

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

  • Hjalmer Lamminen
    Hjalmer Lamminen Mar 05, 2008
    Here is a web address with a troubleshooting chart because of all sorts of contaminants that can plug it.
    The water used in these units is important.
    Also, any lines that may be plugged from additives etc. can cause a malfunction.
    The best way to know is take the machine apart and examine all hoses etc. for blockage.
    If the machines have not been cleaned in a long time, then 1 part white vinager and one part water to run through may solve the problem. Let me know shat you find.


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