Capresso Infinity Burr Grinder Issues


Your Capresso Infinity Burr grinder is meant to last a long time. Every freshly brewed cup created from fresh coffee beans tastes like a well-deserved luxury. Unfortunately, it may not be like that all of the time. On occasion, some issues may appear. Motor malfunction and spoilage are two common problems from time to time. Fortunately, you can banish both issues by following a few easy tips.

Motor Malfunction

  • Coffee grounds frequently get stuck inside the "Upper Burr," "Lower Burr," and "Feeder Channel." When this occurs, your Capresso grinder machine may malfunction. The coffee beans pass through those parts prior to being deposited into the ground coffee container. The feeder channel gets congested faster when coffee grounds exceed the ground coffee container "Max-Line." An over-full coffee container also decreases the life of the grinder's motor.


  • Oil deposits often collect inside the grinding chamber and spoil. The type of beans you purchase differ in how much oil deposits they leave behind. Dark, oily beans, although rich in flavor, leave the most oil deposits. If you do not grind dark, oily beans one or two levels coarser than the lighter variety of beans, the feeder channel will become clogged more often.


  • Unplug the grinder from the electrical outlet. Remove the "Bean Container Lid" and the "Bean Container" from the top part of the grinder. Lift off the "Upper Burr" (the part with the soft collar portion) from the grinder and then dump out any remaining grounds in the "Grinder Chamber" into the trash. Wipe out the "Grinder Chamber" with a soft, slightly damp cloth.


  • Always grind dark, oily beans one or two levels coarser than lighter types of beans. After each use, clean both "Upper Burr" and "Lower Burr" with the Capresso cleaning brush that came with your grinder. (The "Lower Burr" is below "Upper Burr.") Use the Capresso cleaning brush to push any buildup coffee grounds up and out of the "Feeder Channel" and into the coffee ground container. Empty the coffee ground container, then wipe the inside of it and the grinder using a soft, slightly damp cloth. Dry the grinder completely with a soft, dry cloth. Be careful not to use a water-soaked cloth, pour water or other fluids in your grinder during any time. Water will damage the machine.

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