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I descaled my Coffee Deluxe machine and am now having a water flow problem. Water comes out the centre hole in the filter holder just fine but when I put the filter back on, the holding screw blocks the flow and nothing comes out. Is the water only supposed to flow through the center hole or does it pour through the four surrounding holes on the filter holder too? I can't seem to figure out how to remove it. I can remove the two hex bolts on either side but it hasn't been removed in several years and is all crusted tight; where can I grab/pry without damaging it or the gasket?

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Water is supposed to flow through the four holes then to the screen, then the coffee, so if you are not getting any flow through the screen then either the holes in the diffuser are blocked or the screen is dirty.

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Descaling?


Depends on the type of coffee machine, but with a normal pour and drip machine, you swing the water nozzle away from the filter cup so that the water goes back to the reservoir where you pour the water in. Mix CLR to the recommended strength and run the coffee machine for about 20 minutes recycling the water the descale solution. Then carefully swing the nozzle back over the filter holder. Run three normal cycles with fresh water and that's it.

For fixed and plumbed in coffee makers, there is a tank that you fill with descaler and a lever that cuts off incoming water and takes it from the tank. You would need to refer to the maker's instructions.

On a free flow machine, you can just make enough solution to fill the tank and run it. Then rinse with fresh three times.

Oct 12, 2016 | Coffee Makers & Espresso Machines

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No coffee is coming through, I guess it needs descaling. How do I do this? Note my machine does not look like the one in the picture. It does have KP2000 on it though!


remove every thing filter holder ecc then try again do not do any descaling as yet you may block the system even more first get the water to flow and make sure you clean all the filters be for hand good luck

Feb 10, 2016 | Krups Espresso Novo 2000

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Need a descaler


instractions are from manual HD7810/00

Use the correct descaling agent
Only citric acid-based descalers are suitable for descaling the SENSEO
machine. This
type of descaler descales the machine without damaging it. For the correct amount,
see under 'Descaling procedure' below. Each descaling mixture can be used only once.
After use, the descaling mixture is no longer active.
We advise you to use the special SENSEO
Descaler (HD7012/HD7011/HD7006).
Read the instructions on the package of the descaling agent.
Never use a descaling agent based on mineral acids such as sulphuric acid,
hydrochloric acid, sulphamic acid and acetic acid (e.g. vinegar). These descaling
agents may damage your SENSEO

coffee machine.
Descaling procedure
1 Mix 50 grams of citric acid with 1 litre of water in a measuring jug. Stir until
the powder is completely dissolved.
2 Fill the water reservoir up to the MAX indication with the descaler mixture.
Then put the water reservoir back into the coffee machine. (Fig. 3)
Note: Not all SENSEO
machine types have a water reservoir with a capacity of
1 litre. If you have a SENSEO

machine with a smaller water reservoir, repeat steps
2 to 6 with the remainder of the mixture without filling the water reservoir up to
the MAX indication.
3 Press on/off button 3. (Fig. 10)
The machine is ready for use when the indicator light lights up continuously.
4 Place the 1-cup holder h with a used coffee pod in it in the coffee machine.
Close the lid and make sure it is properly locked.
Note: Always put a used coffee pod in the pod holder when you descale the
machine. This pod serves as a 'filter' to prevent the sieve or hole in the pod holder
from getting clogged with scale residue.
5 Put a bowl with a capacity of at least 1500ml under the spout to collect the
descaling mixture (Fig. 8).
6 Press the 2-cup button hhand let the machine operate. Repeat this until
the water reservoir is empty. (Fig. 25)
Never interrupt the descaling process!
7 Repeat steps 1 to 6. Replace the used pod with another used pod to filter out
the scale residue.
Note: To descale properly, you have to use 2 litres of descaling mixture.
Never descale the SENSEO
coffee machine with the lid open. Make sure the lid is
properly locked.
8 Rinse the water reservoir with tap water. Fill the water reservoir up to the
MAX indication with tap water and repeat steps 3 to 6.
Note: Do not refill the water reservoir with used hot water or the used descaling
mixture.
9 Fill the water reservoir with fresh tap water up to the MAX indication again
and repeat steps 3 to 6 once more.
Note: Always rinse the machine by letting it empty two full water reservoirs.
10 Remove the used pad and clean the pod holder after descaling to prevent the
sieve or hole in the centre from getting clogged.

Mar 30, 2014 | Philips Senseo HD-7810 Coffee Maker

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No water coming through coffee filter. I have descaled twice. You can hear the pump but no water and then it goes quite with no water. I have tried to prime the pump but still does not work. The steamer is...


If you open the steam tap while the pump is running does water come out? if so then you might have a blockage in the coffee solenoid or the bottom of the boiler. Do you hear a 'click' sound when you hit the coffee switch? If not the coffee solenoid may not be operating. The most common cause of the problem you are having though, is scale flaking off the boiler walls causing a blockage where the coffee water comes out. Try hiting the coffee switch, opening the steamer and then if water starts pumping out, close the steamer and see if water starts flowing out the coffee group. Do this without the portafilter (coffee holder) in place.
If you do get water flowing trough the group, try backwashing the machine.
If these things dont help then you should take it to an authorised repairer or open up the boiler yourself if you are a handy person and have access spare parts. Good luck, these machines can make a great espresso when in the right hands and working order.

Dec 01, 2010 | Gaggia Classic Espresso Machine

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Water output too slow


Try to see how long takes whout coffee. If it is ok then the coffee is too fine or wed or the filter inside the holder need cleaning remove filter and wash it with hot water and brush so all holes to be open.
If after this you still have slow water without coffee the the pressure pump is not working properly and it need ither descaling or is complete damage so you need a new pump. Good luck.
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Feb 14, 2010 | Gaggia Coffe Deluxe Coffee Maker, Espresso...

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Keurig only brews about 2-3 oz. of coffee.


Doesn't sound like a descaler issue. I am having problems with mine and noticed that water is flowing back into the reservoir when it is pouring into the coffee cup. I think there is a valve that is not closing properly.

Aug 01, 2009 | Keurig B50 Coffee Maker

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Gaggia evolution not producing coffee


One question before I make any suggestions: If you remove the shower screen and screw, do you get a nice flow of water or is it still steam?
If you get a nice flow of water, then check your screen hold it up to the light and you should be able to see through the tiny holes, if not, get a pair of needle nose pliers and being very careful hold screen over an open flame like the stove burner. The coffee will burn before the anything happens to the metal. When it is cooled screw into group and see if the flow of water is better.
If you get nothing but steam then it is time to descale the machine.

Feb 27, 2009 | Gaggia Evolution Espresso Machine

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Gaggia evolution- water doesnt flow through the brewer


Hi,

Make sure your filter in the machine and in the filter holder is clean, the filter in filterholder there you will see a little light in the middle if you head it to light, else you have to replace the filter.

Feb 23, 2008 | Gaggia Coffe Deluxe Coffee Maker, Espresso...

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Descaling


Remove the filter holder (portafilter).
The manual says to unscrew the nozzle from the filter holder coupling and wash with hot water.
Mix a liquid decalcifier with water in tank at a 1:1 ratio. DO NOT USE VINEGAR! It says to fill the water reservoir.
Run the cleaniing solution through the machine - pressing the coffee button, 1 cup at a time. During each interval let the decalcifier act for 10 or 15 minutes by turning off the machine by the main switch.
Carefully wash the tank and fill with fresh water and empty 2/3 of this by pressing the coffee button.
Now let the machine warm up and empty the rest of the reservoir by rotating the hot water/steam knob.
Screw the nozzle in the filter holder coupling again.

Jan 06, 2008 | Saeco Magic De Luxe Espresso Machine

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