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Coffee basket It's stuck. Read the manual. Says to use the finger grips and the handle and lift out. Does not move. Looks like the grinder blade is stuck and won't lift out.

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Called Cuisinart - they said to remove the basket ( I unplugged and then used pliers to move the blade/shaft up and down until it wiggled loose ) ... use soap and water to remove coffee oil (the real problem) and then pour a little vegetable oil into the female end where the motor engages the grinder blade to lubricate.

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