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Magic Comfort Plus making thin coffee

When I try to make coffee, (All sizes of cups) the result is only lightbrown water.

It's the same result, when I use pregrained coffe or beans.

What can I do?

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  • JanusHoi Aug 11, 2008

    I just buy it. It seems to be pretty old.

    I will try to clean it and see if it helps.

    What is "descaling"?

  • JanusHoi Aug 11, 2008

    Now i tried to clean the brewing unit.

    I tried real hard, but it still only make thin coffee..

    One time it maked a drinkable cup of coffee, when i used a spoon of pregrained beans.

    But only one time it happened.

  • JanusHoi Aug 11, 2008

    I will try that, but if that will help me, should'nt the coffee i make with pregrained beans be perfect every time?

  • JanusHoi Aug 11, 2008

    Okay. Thank you. I will try.

    I appriciate your help



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I had this problem and it ended up being the grinder.  i called to get support from the parent company and they sent me instructions that explained how to adjust the grinder.  the instructions included pictures as an aid also.  ultimately, it was a simple fix that took, perhaps, 30 mins or so.  give that a try also.  

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take out the brewing group and clean it, make sure the filter are clean.

How old are the machine?
Do you descale it regulary?


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    Mirko Blas Aug 11, 2008


    If you get in the meny then you have to scroll in the meny to you find decalcify. press ok there to start the process.

    make sure you have a big bowl under the steam pipe when you do this.

    Hope this will help you.


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    Mirko Blas Aug 11, 2008


    Try to set the grinder to grind finer, if it is on "8" then set it to "4" and make 3-4 cup of coffee to get the new settings to work. If you have the grinder to coarse then you will get light coffee.

    Hope this will help you.


  • Mirko Blas
    Mirko Blas Aug 11, 2008

    If the pregrained beans is fine the you will have a good espresso.

    If they are fine and you not get good espresso then i think the problem is in your brewing unit.

    Hope you will get your machine to work, that is a fine machine.




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