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    How to lubricate the brew group of my Philips/Saeco espresso machine

    Lubricating your Philips/Saeco espresso machine's brew group ensures that mechanical parts move smoothly. Below, you will find information on how to lubricate them and how often you should do it. You will also find our instructional video below.

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    Lubricate the brew group

    Follow the steps below on which brew group parts need to be greased:

    1. Switch OFF your espresso machine
    2. Remove the brew group from the machine and rinse it under fresh, lukewarm water. Let it air-dry
    3. Apply a thin layer of grease to the piston of the brew group
    4. Apply a thin layer of grease around the shaft located at the bottom of the brew group
    5. Apply a thin layer of grease to the rails on both sides.

    Note: To lubricate the brew group, use Philips/Saeco grease HD5061. You can purchase this from our online store here.

    Greasing Philips espresso machine brew group

    Lubrication frequency

    Depending on how often you use your espresso machine, see the below frequencies:

    • If you brew 1-5 coffees a day, lubricate every 4 months
    • If you brew 6-9 coffees a day, lubricate every 2 months
    • If you brew more than 10 coffees a day, lubricate once a month

    The information on this page applies to the following models: HD8752/03 , HD8752/94 , HD8753/03 , HD8966/13 , HD8768/03 , HD8761/03 , HD8762/03 , HD8855/03 , HD8857/03 , HD8750/13 , HD8753/25 , HD8752/25 , HD8753/23 , HD8930/13 , HD8751/23 , HD8752/23 , HD8946/03 , RI9735/82 , RI9305/03 , HD8745/04 , RI9702/03 , HD8943/13 , HD8856/03 , HD8854/03 , HD8839/11 , HD8838/02 , HD8837/03 , HD8747/01 , HD8833/13 , HD8836/11 , HD8946/01 . Click here to show more product numbers Click here to show less product numbers

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