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I have a level probe steam message on my espresso machine. How do I fix this so I can use my machine?

I need to know how I level my steam probe.

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With the machine cold (or hot if you have the right implement and can keep your hands away from the steam) I would try to insert something like a pin or a small length of bicycle brake cable up the frother tube and see if you can free what probably is a plug of solid mik in the end of the frother. Sounds like a blockage, it may suddenly blast out steam if you free it and you have the valve open so watch out. If it's not that then I would take the valve apart, especially if the machine is making the right noises. I'm not farmiliar with AEG machines though.

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Same thing happened to me and I had to push down on the water tank a little more firmly. It looked like it was seated okay but I guess it needed to be pushed down more to open the little spring-loaded opening at the bottom.

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The water level in the steam boiler is too high. This water will sputter as it boils quickly when the steam tap is turned on to full and if the level is too high it will enter the steam exit pipe.

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Open the cover and inspect the steam boiler (this is the large one). It has two probes one is a temperature probe and leads to the micro-controller do not touch this.

The other sensor is the water level sensor. This appears as a stainless tube inserted into a gland type compression fitting.

The problem is that when the boiler is pressurised this sensor may be pushed out.

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