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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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testing a delognhi element

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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Jura J9 drip tray not fitted

A customer recently presented me with a faulty machine, that he was given, oh here we go I thought, no bodies that generous. It had to have some expensive non reparable fault, right! – Wrong!, this fault was so simple I thought I better post it and perhaps save someone else giving away their Jura
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jura error 8

Jura Error 8 and how to service a Jura Brew Unit

If you own a Jura Coffee Machine, you need to be aware that the brew unit should be removed at least every year or you risk damaging the drive motor or the brew unit jamming up. Not to mention poor tasting coffee. Look at the picture below of a typical Jura brew unit, all jammed
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bes920-coffee

Breville Bes-920 no Crema and bad tasting coffee issue fixed

Just a quick service note on a Breville Bes920 that came in recently. The pressure gauge was not working at all and the customer was complaining that the coffee no longer had crema and did not taste good. It turned out to be multiple factors contributing to the issue so I thought it worth going
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me-712 great coffee extraction

Review and Teardown of the Merol ME-712 Coffee Machine – Part 1

The Merol ME-712 the best automatic coffee machine under $1500.00 in Australia or your money back! Introduction When I first unboxed this machine, I was a little disappointed. The plastic shell did not look very robust and it slightly lacked the style of the European machines. But as I will explain, don’t judge a book
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