Delonghi coffee maker error codes

Coffeemakers fit with a display show an error code or a text warning in case of a detection of malfunctions in their work. It helps coffeemakers` users to receive information and make a correct decision concerning repairs. We present a list of the most widespread coffee maker error codes.

DeLonghi Fully Automatic Center Machine ESAM6700 coffee maker error codes

ESAM6700 should be definitely mentioned among the most convenient coffee makers produced by Italy-based company DeLonghi. The Fully Automatic Center Machine is capable of brewing latte, Italian macchiato, espresso, and cappuccino, to say nothing of coffee (5 tastes).

DISPLAYED MESSAGEPOSSIBLE CAUSEREMEDY
FILL TANK!• The water tank is empty or positioned incorrectly.Fill the tank with water and/or insert it correctly, pushing it as far as it will go.
GROUND TOO FINE ADJUST MILL!• The grinding is too fine and the coffee is delivered too slowly.Make the coffee again and turn the grinding adjustment knob one dick clockwise towards “7" while the coffee mill is in operation. The effect is only visible after delivering two coffees.
Insert water spout and press OK• The machine cannot make coffee as there is air in the hydraulic circuitPress the OK icon to deliver water from the spout until it flows out normally.
INSERT WATER SPOUT!• The water spout is not inserted or is inserted incorrectly.Insert water spout as far as it will go.
EMPTY GROUNDS CONTAINER• The grounds container is too full or more than 3 days have passed since you last made coffee (this guarantees correct hygiene of the machine).Empty the grounds container and clean, then replace. Important: when removing the drip tray, the grounds container MUST be emptied, even if it is not completely full. If this is not done, when you make the next coffees, the grounds container may fill up more than expected and clog the machine.
INSERT GROUNDS CONTAINER• After cleaning, the grounds container has not been replaced.Open the service door and insert the grounds container.If grounds container is inside the machine and message is still displayed, there may be a damaged mircoswitch and customer service should be called.
INSERT MILK CONTAINER!• The milk container is not inserted..Insert milk container as far as it will go.
DESCALE!• The machine must be descaled.The descaling procedure described in the “Descaling" section needs to be performed as soon as possible.
LESS COFFEE!• Too much ground coffee has been used.Select a milder taste or reduce the quantity of pre-ground coffee, then make the coffee again.
ADD PRE-GROUND COFFEE!• The “pre-ground coffee" function has been selected without placing any preground coffee in the funnel.Place pre-ground coffee in the funnel.
• The funnel (A8) is blocked.Empty the funnel with the help of a dull knife, as described in the section “Cleaning the pre-ground coffee feed funnel”.
FILL BEANS CONTAINER!• The coffee beans have run out.Fill bean container
INSERT BREW GROUP ASSEMBLY!• The brew group has not been replaced after cleaning.Insert the brew group as described in the section “Cleaning the brew group".
CLOSE DOOR!• The service door is openClose the service door.
GENERAL ALARM!The inside of the appliance is very dirty.• Clean the inside of the appliance thoroughly as described in the section “Cleaning the inside of the machine".If the message is still displayed after cleaning, contact customer services.
PRESS CLEAN BUTTONMilk has been delivered recently and the tubes inside the milk container must be cleaned.• Press the CLEAN button and keep it pressed until the progress bar which appears on the display together with the message “Cleaning" is complete.
ADD PRE-GROUND COFFEE!PRESS OKThe appliance is delivering a LONG coffee of more than 4.2 oz (125 ml).• Add a level measure of pre-ground coffee and confirm by pressing the OK icon.

 

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