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Gears out of sync - Saeco Incanto Classic Espresso Machine

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  • dan collins Jul 10, 2008

    Solved: I apparently turned it off mid-cycle. The upper-left portion of the brew group stopped higher than it should have. I had to force the brew group out, breaking a small plastic cover in the process. I don't think that part's too important. Then I observed the orientation of the gears and visualized what orientation they needed to be in to re-install the brew group. I pressed all the sensors to trick the machine into thinking the brew group was installed and started the brew process. I released the sensors once the gears were in the necessary orientation. I re-installed the brew group and was back in buisiness.

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Hi,

Next time get in this trouble.

Look inside the brewing unit (on the left side if it´s in your machine) you will see a little screw that holds the little plastic that goes into the machine. If you get stuck you only have to loosen this screw and then you can pull out the brewing unit:-)

Posted on Jul 11, 2008

  • Mirko Blas
    Mirko Blas Jul 11, 2008

    I forget to say you have to put in dregdraw and drip tray, then youhave to power on the machine and let it do the selftest.

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