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Sirena espresso maker knob internal shaft seems loose,doesn,t always shut off in the off position. I had to unplug it to make the steam shut off,then replug it in.

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  • kabee Sep 06, 2008

    Water comes out of the steam nozzle while pulling shots???? The knob is closed all the way (at least externally it is) Tried shutting off. Didn't use for a couple of days then retried with same problem. Saeco calls back while I am at work. . . very frustrating.



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try this page for troubleshooting and the manual

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