How to lubricate the brew group of my Philips Espresso Machine
Updated on 13 July 2022
Regularly lubricating your Philips Espresso Machine's brew group guarantees that the mechanical parts move smoothly. Find information below on how to lubricate the brew group and how often. The support video will guide you through the necessary steps.
Section Attachment PDF file, published 2022-07-13
Lubricate the brew group
Follow the instructions below when brew group parts need to be greased:
Switch OFF your Philips Espresso Machine
Remove the brew group from the machine and rinse it under a tap with 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 grease HD5061. You can purchase it from our online store here.
Depending on the usage of your espresso machine, see advised frequencies below:
If you brew 1 to 5 coffees a day, lubricate every 4 months
If you brew 6 to 10 coffees a day, lubricate every 2 months
If you brew more than 10 coffees a day, lubricate once a month