I have a Saeco V'spresso machine that just had the message "brew unit blocked". I went online and saw your video but that did not help. My brew unit seemed to be ok. When I put it back together, the unit powered on and showed selftest on the screen. I tried to then make a shot of espresso, but it sounded like the gears were trying to move but couldn't. The message "brew unit blocked" came back again, so I took it apart, looked into the brew unit and it had grounds in it. Would the brew unit motor be what turns the gear in the machine itself? If so, based on your experience, could that be what's wrong with the machine?
What is the difference between the Saeco Vienna and the Saeco V'Spresso?
I need a machine that is 14.5 inches or lower in height to fit on my counter. I was looking at the Vienna, but it is too tall.
I would like an automatic machine that can make a regular cup of coffee as well as an espresso.
Today while I was making a coffee in my wonderful Gaggia super-automatic, a nasty "squealing" noise occurred, which I had never heard before. I turned the machine off, pulled out the brew group, cleaned it and everything else I could see. The noise did more or less go away, though there was still a bit of a remnant. I have performed descaling once, when I was instructed to do so, and I try to clean the brew group every so often.
I have had a Magic Deluxe for 4 years. It has been troublefree, although the no-bean indicator never worked....
Now, after descaling, I find that the expressed coffee is wet and it seems to take longer for a cup to make. What could be the problem?