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.
Lubricate the brew group
Follow the steps below on which brew group parts need to be greased:
Switch OFF your espresso machine
Remove the brew group from the machine and rinse it under fresh, lukewarm water. Let it air-dry
Apply a thin layer of grease to the piston of the brew group
Apply a thin layer of grease around the shaft located at the bottom of the brew group
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.
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