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After successfully using the machine I tried to make a second coffee. Water continually poured into the tray and the machine sounded very loud (as if it was starting up). I then tried to shut down the machine by pressing the power button but it would NOT switch off!!!! I had to pull the plug to shut it off. After repeated attempts, the same issue occurred. Help, the caffeine is wearing off.

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The coffee grind is too fine, or you are tamping too hard, First remove the portafilter and press the brew button if water flows move on if not remove the shower and clean. Now that we have a nice flow of water without the portafilter. Now we will add coffee to the portafilter, and level it out, do not tamp and try to run a coffee, if that works then the Tamp is the problem, if you tamp and still have the problem then the grind is too fine.

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