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My gaggenau coffee maker is giving me the error message

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My gaggenau coffee maker is giving me the error message trays missing and will not move past this. I have cleaned the trays and sensors. Any ideas?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Small Appliance
Expert:  Michael replied 9 months ago.

Hi , I am Tech Michael an expert in this field and I will be assisting you today. I am a Master Technician that's dedicated to giving you the best Answer possible.

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May I have the full model # of your coffee maker so I can help?

Also approximately how old it is?

Thank you

Tech Michael

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi Michael,
Model number is ***** Gaggenau 200 Series Coffee Machine. It is approximately 5 years old.
Please advise.
Expert:  Michael replied 9 months ago.

Hi thank you for that information. Last question.

Have you tried unplugging the coffee maker for 1 full hour at least then trying it again with the same results?

Thank you

Tech Michael

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I have even unplugged it for 24 hours to try the hard reset.
Expert:  Michael replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for that information.

WIth this one usually this is just a bad sensor, specifically, the one in the unit that looks for the tray.

Its pretty easy to replace if you are handy and have a few basic hand tools. You Will save a LOT by doing this one yourself if you can, I will help you all the way ;-)

The best place to get that sensor is:

I would call for this part: 1-***-***-****.

Sat 6am to 3pm PST

In any case, I will stick with you until this is complete.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi Michael,
I am not able to find the sensors. When I called customer service they walked me through the below link. Is there another place to find them:
Expert:  Michael replied 9 months ago.

Good morning, yes, I see that all they seem to have is the maint kits for this one;-(

Please try these guys:

Call Repair Clinic:

  • 1-***-***-****
  • This part just senses the try in or out of place;-)
  • Just tell them that and they should be able to locate that for you from their stock.
  • Please rate kindly at this time so I can remain with you until this is fixed and working as it should.
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  • Tech Michael
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hi Michael,
I have looked on the web-site you provided with no luck. Can you please find a place to order this exact part as this is what I had thought I was paying for not just leads to sites with me having to search through.
Please advise when you have found the part. Laura
Expert:  Michael replied 9 months ago.

Hi Laura,

I will check on that this weekend, I am out of the office right now one of my only days off this month.

Please drop me a line Sunday anytime and I will have that information for you, price and all;-)

Thank you for your patience and have a great weekend Laura!

Tech Michael

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Hello!? I have not been assigned to a new expert nor have I had my answer answered! I would like my money refunded as no one has been able to help me with in the past month.
Expert:  Michael replied 8 months ago.

Good morning Laura,

they should know the part you need. Please let me know if they dont and you are still having this issue?

I may have another source for the part. I know this issue well.

Thank you.


Tech Michael

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