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Breville Bes 840 Steam not Water Issue Solved

The solution to this problem was so simple, yet I wasted a lot of time making it difficult. A customer and his wife dropped a Breville BES 840 machine in and wanted to know on the spot if it was worth fixing. The wife was chomping at the bit to purchase a new machine she
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jura-grinder-blade-replacement

How to change the Grinder Blades on your Jura, Delonghi, Saeco or Breville Coffee machine

Why Change the Grinder Blades? The best thing you can do to improve the taste of the coffee from your automatic coffee machine, is change the grinder blades! One of the key components to making a good tasting coffee, is a good grind consistency and particle size and it all starts with the grinder. To
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Changing the element in a Bezzera BZ02s

This is a traditional single group machine, Italian of course. It’ a nice small foot print so is ideal for a domestic machine as it leaves room on the kitchen bench for the toaster. The down side of a small foot print is that there is no room for a decent pump, regrettably just an
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magnifica error

DeLonghi Magnifica Brew Unit Failure

The good old magnifier eam 3200.S.B came into the shop with the general alarm, this is the 2 cup lights steadily on and the triangle light also steadily on. Other than the lights, the other obvious problem was that the machine failed to position the brew unit when first powered up. well more to the
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gaggia platinum vision

Gaggia Vision Platinum Dead Grinder Resolved

This is another one of those issues with no answer as seen on coffee machine forums around the internet, so I thought I’d post this solution as it will help somebody. This is going to be a quick story about a dead grinder motor which when replaced with a good one, still does not work.
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Jura Ena Micro

Jura Ena Micro Terrible Crunching Noise On Startup Problem and it’s Solution

The Jura Ena Micro range of machines are not a favourite of mine nor I would think many technicians. They were Jura’s attempt to manufacture a budget machine. In Australia they could be purchased for less than $600. Unfortunately for me, 6 years later, they are turning up in the workshop in a terrible state.
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DeLonghi ESAM 5450 lacking its Mojo!

The DeLonghi ESAM 5450 is a semi automatic machine with a single thermoblock. Its actually a good little machine with plenty of mojo, if you prefer frothing your own milk. Anyway one turned up in the workshop the other day with the flowing issues and no mojo; variable coffee shot temp from about 65 to
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merol me-710 no water error

Merol ME-710 No Water Error – how to fix?

Before I begin, a public announcement. We will now be stocking parts for the Merol ME-710 and the ME-712 machines. If you do not see what you need listed email us and ask. I will have most spares in stock. Parts are ex Brisbane. Shop here for Merol Coffee Machine Parts. A common fault I
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Breville “valv” error during descaling

I will only quickly go into this issue as I struck it the other day and it wasted some time, so this may help somebody. All the tips on the forums did not solve it but this method and explanation did. On some models of the Breville, in my case the BES920, in order to
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Delong Coffee Machine Error

The DeLonghi Red Triangle of Doom – how to fix it!

What follows is a real life story of Trouble Shooting a Delonghi Perfecta ECAM 23.210 B – suffering from the Red Triangle of Doom. If you are currently experiencing this error, well you know its annoying. And like me you probably went to the manual and noted that the Triangle is the dreaded “Delonghi General
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