Learn how to remove the clogged old screen, deep clean grouphead and install new screen and gasket.

  • Identification instructions.

  • Remove water tank, hoses, and tuck them back in the machine.

  • Remove drip tray. Flip the machine upside down.

  • Remove screen screw with flat head screwdriver.

  • Remove old screen and diffuser.

  • Remove and soak diffuser in Joe Glo coffee cleaner.

  • On version 3 you will need to remove and soak the brass disc as well.

  • Pry the gasket up with the sharp tip of the awl.

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  • Carefully remove old gasket.

  • Use Joe Glo coffee cleaner and hot water to soak the grouphead for 10-15 minutes.

  • A dental pick works great for cleaning the grouphead.

  • Use a small flathead to clean the bottom surface of the grouphead.

  • A small stainless steel brush works well. They can be found at your local hardware store.

  • Use a paper towel / regular towel to soak the dirty water from the grouphead.

  • Use the compressed air can to clean any excess water or coffee.

  • Last but not least, use the pick on the top and bottom rails to remove last bits of coffee debris.

  • Remove parts from bag.

  • Take the new gasket and install it with the lettering down.

  • Use a 1/4 inch flat punch to push down the gasket to ensure its nice and flat.

  • Insert the diffuser with the water channels facing down.

  • Use an 8mm socket wrench to tighten the screw.

  • Careful not to over tighten and break screw. It will be extremely difficult to remove.


To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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