Questions tagged [troubleshooting]

Questions about coffee machines which don't work as expected. These questions are aimed at finding out why the machine doesn't work as it's supposed to or as you expected it to.

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No pressure in Delonghi ecp3420 coffee machine

I have an 8 months old Delonghi ecp3420 that one day decided to stop working properly. Instead of producing nice crema, the espresso comes out lukewarm and flavorless. Also, when running the machine ...
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Espresso Not Coming Out While Pump Turned On

I just purchased a used Gaggia Espresso Color (not sure how long it's been used nor maintenance) and am running into an issue (doesn't happen every time) where when I turn on the pump to pull a shot ...
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In search of a Hot Bean to Coffee Cup Machine

I have just returned the De'Longhi Eletta Cappuccino ECAM44.660.B Bean to Cup Coffee Machine. Not because it didn't make nice coffee, but because the coffee was luke warm within seconds of drinking. ...
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DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM3500 brews for too long

My machine is a DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM3500 , though this may apply to other models as well. It all started after I ran a descaling cycle on an otherwise faultless machine. Symptoms: Coffee would ...
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Why does my coffee machine trip the electrical circuit during or shortly after brewing?

My Delonghi Magnifica ESAM 4200.s trips the electrical circuit. When I reset the trip switch it continues it’s process. This happens every time whichever plug socket I use, even in a different house. ...
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Why do I get worse results with a non-pressurized filter basket?

I own a DeLonghi Dedica coffee machine for a year now and recently invested in a good burr grinder (Sage Dose Control Pro). I like drinking long coffees with milk and I’m satisfied with the coffee the ...
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Intermittent Bottomless Filter Spray -- Any Suggestions?

I have a Rancilio Silvia and a Breville Conical Burr Grinder. We roast our own beans using a Behmor 1600, and typically do kinda light roasts. Very often, regardless of the bean, roast, packing ...
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How to prevent Bonavita 1900 TS drip-brewer from producing bitter flavored coffee?

My family bought me a Bonavita 1900 TS for Father's day. Unfortunately after burning through 3/4 of a bag of coffee, I still haven't produced a good tasting carafe of coffee. Every time, it comes out (...
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