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Grinder does not work!

When i turn the machine on and try to grind up some coffee beans, the machine makes a sound like the motor is trying to grind. when i open up the grinder lid, i can see that the grinder is spinning but nothing is getting ground. then the sound will stop and the screen will say "Grinder empty, ready for use" but the grinder has plenty of coffee beans in it. how do i fix this problem?

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  • jkovacs Aug 22, 2008

    I have taken my Saeco Italia Sup021 apart to inspect the grinder but after reassembly I'm getting a red flashing malfunction warning indicating the grinder motor is blocked, or dispensing unit motor is shutdown. Does anyone know if there are grinder alignment photod details available and or diagrams? Or is there a button combination sequence that will reset the coffee machine?

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    Grinder does not pull beans down.

  • Anonymous Dec 26, 2008

    I have the same grinder problem.  I just purchased my Saeco 'refurbished' model, and am attempting to make my first cup...but no go.

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    My husband and I have the same problem. Has anyone come up with an answer?
    Crabby Without Coffee


  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    Grinder mechanism won't pull out

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  • golvnot Apr 12, 2009

    The link above shows how to disassemble the grinder for cleaning and doser chute cleaning.

    My housekeeper poured water down my coffee bean resevoir and the water mixed with the existing coffee grounds in the chute and clogged the thing up. Once it got clogged the grinder appeared to stop working, but in reality the grinder worked fine there was just no place for the grounds to go, so there you go.... Maybe water caused your problem too??

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Hi,

Make sure you not get any damp into the grinder.

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