What can you do if your coffee maker won’t work correctly? Instead of wasting the money on purchasing a new appliance or sending it back to the manufacturer, it can be very beneficial to learn how to repair it. The Melita troubleshooting knowledge from the tables below will come handy.

Melitta C35 Coffee Machine troubleshooting

LC display clear text error displayCauses of faultTroubleshooting measures
"Fill milk" "Fill milk"Milk level is too low.Check milk level.
Fill milk.
"Drawer missing"Grounds drawer is not or incorrectly insertedInsert grounds drawer correctly.
"No water"Water connection not correct.Open shut-off valve on the external fresh
water supply.
Check water connection
"Bean hopper 1 empty" or
"Bean hopper 2 empty"
"Fill beans 1" or
"Fill beans 2"
Bean hopper 1 or 2 is empty
or blocked.
Fill coffee beans.
"Filter"Water filter is used up and must be replaced.Contact technical customer service.
"Service coffee"Maintenance request for the entire system.Contact technical customer service.
"Service milk"Maintenance request for the milk system.Contact technical customer service.
"Piston error"Brewing unit fault
The coffee grounds cake may not have been ejected.
Insert "USER" chip card and
follow the instructions.
Disconnect coffee machine from the
power supply and re-insert it after 5 sec-
onds. Insert "USER" chip card and wait for
turn on. If the problem persists, contact
technical customer service.
"DP 7"Grounds drawer is fullCheck grounds drawer
Empty grounds drawer correctly
If the fault persists, contact technical
customer service.
"DP 0" to "DP 6" and
"DP 8" to "DP 31"
System faultContact technical customer service.

Melitta ALPHA Coffee Maker troubleshooting

CauseFaultSolution
– Coffee does not taste niceHas the coffee been stored for
more than 1 hour?
Quality of ground coffee beans?
Adjust minimum supply levels to
actual requirements.
Consult your coffee supplier
– Coffee too coldIs the brewed coffee tank open?
Is the boiler/brewed coffee tank
temperature too low?
Not clean, coffee from previous day?
Replace the lid.
Can only be set by customer
services.
Start the cleaning programme.
– Coffee too thinNet weight too low?
Supply level sensor defective?
Increase net weight.
Clean ground coffee container; if
no improvement, consult
customer services.
– Display blinksTime and/or date are not set (for
example after prolonged power
failure).
Set date and time.

Melitta Bar-cube Coffee Machine Warning Signals (Display information)

Melitta Bar-cube Coffee Machine Warning Signals (Display information)

Melitta Bar-cube Coffee Machine Warning Signals (Display information)

Melitta Caffeo Coffee Machine troubleshooting

CausesRectification
Why is the grinder not
grinding any beans?
he bean container is set to ground coffee operation, to a non-defined position or to the removal position and the grinder is thus not activated. Set the bean container to
bean supply. The coffee strength display lights up and the grinder is aktivated.
Why is the Perfect Cappuccino whisk not turning?The snap connection above the lower part of the Perfect Cappuccino has not been snapped firmly into place.
Push the steam pipe and the lower part firmly together until the snap connection is fully closed. Please make sure that you only open the steam/hot water valve when the temperature display lights up and the machine has heated
up fully to steam temperature.
Why does water sometimes
collect in the coffee grounds
container?
The brewing unit is flooded with hot water during the rinsing process. When the brewing unit is automatically opened, a small amount of water always flows into the coffee grounds container.
Why does the machine not
supply water after refilling
due to empty tank?
There might be air between tank and pump. The pump
tries to suck the new water, but this does not always
succeed the first time. In this case, press Start again
until the pump has sucked in water.
Why can't I remove the
brewing unit?
The brewing unit is not in its normal position. Close the service door and switch the machine on. When it displays that it is ready for operation, switch the machine off again. The brewing unit will now automatically return to its normal position.
Why are their slight signs
of operation on the
machine?
Before leaving the factory, this machine was checked
and tested with coffee. Although the machine was cleaned thoroughly, it is possible that small residues remain in the machine. This machine is still brand-new.
Why does the "Coffee
grounds container full"
display light not go out?
The coffee grounds container must be removed from the
machine for at least 5 seconds. At the same time, the
machine must be switched on and the service door closed.

Melitta Caffeo Solo & Perfect Milk Coffee Machine troubleshooting

FaultCauseMeasure
Coffee only flows drop-by-
drop.
Grinding fi neness is too fi ne.Adjust the grinding fi neness more
coarse.
Clean the brewing unit.
Perform a descaling or cleaning
programme if necessary.
Coffee does not flow.1) Water tank not fi lled or
incorrectly inserted.
2) Brewing unit is obstructed.
1) Fill the water tank and make sure it is inserted correctly.
2) Clean the brewing unit.
The grinder is not grinding.1) The beans are not falling into
the grinder.
2) Foreign objects in the grinder.
3) Foreign objects in the grinder
1) Tap lightly on the bean container.
2) Call the hotline.
3) Call the hotline.
"Bean symbols"
are flashing
although the bean container is full.
Insuffi cient quantity of ground
beans in the brewing chamber.
Press the button "cups" or "bean symbols" button.
Buttons for single-
cup and two-cup
operation flash
alternately with the
On / Off button
1) Brewing unit is missing or
is not inserted correctly.
2) Brewing chamber is
overfilled.
1) Insert the brewing unit properly
2) switch off the appliance and switch it on again via the On / Off button (repeat if necessary) until standby mode is displayed
The * (look below the tables) symbol is illuminated
without a reason.
There is air in the lines inside
the appliance.
Turn the valve switch 11 clockwise until the stop until water fl ows out of
the appliance.
Clean the brewing unit if necessary.
The cleaning or descaling
process was interrupted.
The power supply was
interrupted, e.g. due to a power
outage.
The appliance performs a rinsing program autonomously. To do so, follow the instructions on the appliance.
Not enough milk froth is
formed during the frothing
process.
1) The control dial of the
Cappuccinatore is in the wrong
position.
2) The Cappuccinatore is dirty
1) Adjust to the proper position.
2) Take the Cappuccinatore apart and clean it.
The brewing unit can no
longer be reinserted after
removal.
1) The brewing unit is not properly
locked.
2) The actuator is not in the
proper position.
1) Check whether the handle for locking
the brewing unit is correctly engaged.
2) Switch the appliance off and then on
again. Press the ** and *** (look below the tables)
buttons simultaneously for longer than
2 seconds. The actuator is put into
position. Then reinsert the brewing
unit and make sure it is correctly
locked into place.
The symbols for cleaning **** (look below the tables)
and stand-by ON/OFF button flash alternately.
1) The brewing unit is missing or
not properly inserted.
flash.
2) The brewing chamber is
overfi lled.
1) Insert the brewing unit properly.
2) Switch off the appliance and switch
it on again using the ON/OFF button
(repeat if necessary) until standby
mode is displayed.
Continuous flashing of all
buttons.
System errorSwitch off the appliance and switch it on again via the ON/OFF button; if this does not solve the problem send the appliance to the service department.

Melitta Caffeo Solo & Perfect Milk Coffee Machine troubleshooting

Melitta Gourmet Coffee Machine troubleshooting

ProblemCauseSolution
Coffee only flows
drop by drop.
Grinding fineness is too
fine.
Set the grinding fi neness
coarser.
Clean the brewing unit.
Descale, if necessary.
Run the integrated cleaning
programme, if necessary.
Coffee does not
flow.
1) Water tank not fi lled or
incorrectly inserted.
2) Brewing unit is
obstructed.
1) Fill the water tank and make
sure it is inserted correctly.
2) Clean the brewing unit.
Grinder does not
grind the coffee
beans.
1) Beans do not drop into
the grinder (beans are
too oily).
2) The tilt lever is vertical.
3) Foreign objects in the
grinder.
1) Tap lightly on the bean
container.
2) Move the tilt lever to the right or left.
3) Call the hotline
Loud grinder noiseForeign objects in the
grinder.
Call the hotline.
The "Fill beans"
display appears,
although the bean
container is filled.
Insuffi cient quantity of
ground beans in the
brewing chamber.
Dispense a coffee.
The brewing unit
can no longer be
reinserted after
removal.
1) The brewing unit is not
properly locked.
2) The drive is not in the
proper position.
1) Check whether the handle
for locking the brewing unit is
correctly engaged.
2) Insert the drip tray and close
the cover. Turn
on the appliance.
Simultaneously press the
button for steam dispensing
(symbol of steam), coffee strength
(symbol of coffee beans) and the
ON/OFF button. The appliance now
runs the initialisation process.

Melitta Fully Automatic Coffee Maker troubleshooting Display Information

Display Information Melitta fully automatic coffee maker

Melitta is a privately-own group of companies based in Minden, Germany. The group makes and sells a diverse range of consumer products, from foils and wraps to vacuum bags. However, it’s best known for its coffee preparation products. The North American branch of the company, Melitta USA, is based in Clearwater, Florida.