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Gaggia MDF Electric Burr Grinder

The top canister is supposed to rotate to adjust the grind, but it has locked and won't turn. Is there a catch I need to find?...or, a simple way to disassemble it?

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  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2007

    I have the same issue

  • Anonymous Jun 05, 2008

    Gaggia can cover not opening. It has a push switch . Model No. Lama, 230-240V 50Hz 100W No.1107018716.



    I am in India. This is a new unit. Not yet been used. Iam unable to open the cover. Please help.

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It could well be gummed up with years of coffee bean residue

Very simple to take apart. There are two screws holding the cannister. They are hidden under 5mm round rubber covers that you have to pry off. Then remove the two screws holding the plastic cover. Mark the position of the numbered dial relative to the brass burr assembly then remove it. Once exposed, you should be able to figure out why it is locked. Scrape away as much gunk as you can.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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Take it all apart. You will find the big brass screw is full of fine ground coffee. Clean it carefully and put back together. I had this problem a year ago and cleaned it and added new burrs. Works like new!

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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Did you try turning it while the motor is running?

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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