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I'm having problems with my Bodum granos it is not dispensing water for esspresso or manually. It starts to go through the process it then shoots out alot of steam and then stops. The indicator light starts flashing red/green as if I have no water but the resivour is full. Even when I reposition the resivour it continues flashing.

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I had a similar problem and had a techo fix it.  He didn't charge - because the solution was real easy. Basically you have a blocked filter. The filter is at the base of the rear column. You need to unscrew the back plate on the column leading up to the head. Once unscrewed you'll find the filter somewhere at the base end. Remove filter wash, reinstall and screw the thing together. Should now run ok. Cheers

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Adding to the previous answer given by Craig321, That may be the issue. I had the same problem blinking Red / Green light, but the difference to mine, was that it was dispensing water, and then it would stop dispensing, immediately starting the sequence of red / green blinking. I suspected the flow Sensor. I could not find exactly the same part, but I managed to get a similar one from digmesa.com part no 974-8501. It has an integrated pull up resistor. But it will need re-wiring to match the original pcb pins. The Yellow cable (on Bodum PCB Connector) is Ground. You may need a multi-tester or someone with good knowledge of Electronic troubleshooting to help you out.

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