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My Coffee Maker is making murky coffee with fine coffee grinds in my cup of coffee. Moel - ESP8XL

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SOURCE: lost the manual for westbend 36 cup coffee maker

2 scoops for 12 cups, that would be 6 scoops

Posted on Dec 24, 2007

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SOURCE: after using coffee that was too small, I can't make coffee with one of the filters

I'm not sure you can. I did exactly the same thing, the very first time I used it -- I phoned Breville support and they told me to try soaking the filter in 2 tsp of baking soda dissolved in a cup of warm water. Which kinda seemed to work, although it was bit occasionally reluctant to give me my damned coffee.

I struggled on with it for maybe a year, but then the rubber seal around the bit the filter connects to blew out (with rather dramatic results). I think the extra pressure of the blocked filter did more damage that I suspected.

I got it serviced and they replaced both the seal and the filter. Worked great after that...

...until last week, when water started pouring out where no water should pour. Turns out that the black lock block that the filter holder goes into has developed a crack.

Looks like another trip to the service agent for me.

In short, you could try cleaning the 1-cup filter, but I would reccommend giving it up as a bad job and just buying another.

Before It Is Too Late.

(Signed, The Harbinger of Doom. Sorry about that.)

Posted on Feb 02, 2008

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SOURCE: How does it make coffee?

You fill it to the line indicating how many cups of coffee you want to make. Then you add coffee to the brew basket, at least 1 full heaping teaspoon per cup. Put the basket on top of the stem and place the stem into the coffee maker. Put the lid on and plug it in. That's it. Don't plug it in without the lid, it's a percolator. It will squirt the water out the top of the stem and it flows down through the coffee grounds.

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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SOURCE: West Bend 36 cup coffee maker amounts

It's a percolator. Use about 1 heaping teaspoon of coffee per cup. Each coffee pot is different. You will have to adjust the amount of coffee for what you like.

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Coffee takes forever to brew

normally when that hapen is the coffee is grinded to fine water has trouble filtering thrue it try corser one and coffee filter pierre

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

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DELONGHI ESAM 5500 WON'T MAKE CAPPUCCINO SAYS GRINDS TOO FINE, BUT WILL GRIND AND MAKE REGULAR COFFEE


have you tried cleaning it as described in your user manual,, can you hit the button for regular grind? there are alternatives, a coffee grinder if failry cheap at 10 dollars US,,

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Why is my coffee weak?


If it is a drip maker, only gravity drives the hot water thru the coffee grinds. If the coffee is ground too fine, it immediately packs up and doesn't let water flow thru it and the water flows around the coffee instead of thru it.
Try using a coarser grind, and if not you can use a lot smaller amount of coffee and water. A smaller amount of coffee is easier to diffuse thru than a large amount.

Another thing is to slow down the water speed entering the coffee basket. I found the best way to do that is to use water just above freezing and place that extra cold water in the reservoir. The cold water takes extra time to be heated up by the coffee maker so less water is released over the coffee grinds per minute.

If your coffee maker overflows a lot, that is a good indicator that the grind is too fine and/or your coffee filters are too flimsy and are plugging up the channels in your coffee basket and the coffee can't enter the flask, so it overflows.

But the easiest way to check out your coffee maker is to use extra cold water and just run half batches (5 cup) of coffee instead of 10 cup

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When i make a cup of coffee with my kuerig coffee maker my coffee is coming out with coffee grinds though it. how can i fix this problem?


Your coffe may be ground too finely for your maker.

Is your coffee maker flat-bottom or cone shaped? Or is it a french press?
Your coffee needs to be ground according to the brewing method. Too coarse and it will be watery, too fine and it will be too dark, or you might get grounds.

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How much coffee would it take to make the 55 cups in this coffee maker, and can you use the same coffee as you use for drip machines?


Your model sounds like the West Bend 59055 - Large Coffee Urn, 60 Cup.
The User Manual for your coffer urn can be found here:

http://www.westbend.com/supportdata/L5613B_LargeCapacityUrns-All.pdf

Instruction for making coffee can be found on page 5. For 55 cups is would take 3 1/4 cups of coffee.

Use an electric perc or regular grind coffee; if you grind your own this should be a medium to coarse grind.

Do not use 'drip' or finely ground coffee as this could plug the drain holes in the basket and cause the urn to flood.

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This coffee maker (10 c maker with grinder) beeps it's done every few minutes with water left. we have to brew about 5 times for a full pot, what gives?


Presume this is the Grind & Brew Thermal™ 10-Cup Automatic Coffeemaker, Model # DGB-600BCC

An instruction booklet is available here: http://www.cuisinart.ca/pdf/ibs/en/DGB-600BCC_en.pdf

Review the sections beginning on page 11 of the pdf on Turning Off the Grind Function (if not using the grind feature) and Making Coffee.

Make sure you are turning off the grind function if using preground coffee and that the reservoir lid is securely closed.

Check the Cups Setting button; is sounds like the 1-4 feature may be turned on.

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I have a gaggia platiniun bean to cup. i am using ground coffee at the moment but it keeps coming up brewing failed Why?


The grind might be too fine, and so the machine extract the coffee, try making the grind a little coarser.

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Coffee takes forever to brew


normally when that hapen is the coffee is grinded to fine water has trouble filtering thrue it try corser one and coffee filter pierre

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Cafe Roma Expresso/Cappucino machine


My understanding is that this is normal with units like the ESP8XL which use a pressurized portafilter. Non-pressurized units will leave a dry puck of used grounds.

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Hi,

Adjust your grinder to grind coars, when the machine "drip" out the coffee then it is to fine, adjust the grinder two step and then you have to maker 3-4 cup of coffee to make your new tasty coffee;-)

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