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De longhi, esam5500, heating up

It says constantly, heating up, please wait... Everything including the infuser has been cleaned and lime scaling done. It worked well for weeks.

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SOURCE: insert infuser assembly alarm on De longhi coffeemachine

Did you try tightening the 2 hex screws behind the infuser?

Be gentle though. Mine felt tightend but thenIput just a bit more pessue on them and got an eigth to a quarter more turn out of them. Found this solution on this site

Posted on Sep 07, 2010

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SOURCE: Unable to remove the infuser

Hopefully you've solved the problem by now, if not:
I had the same issue and assumed that 'Turning the appliance off' ment turning the main switch off behind the unit. This is not the case. Just turn off the unit using the button on the top left of the facier panel. I then found that the pressing in of the 2 red button allowed the infuser to slide out easily.

Posted on Feb 08, 2011

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I had the same problem with the infuser stuck at the top and the triangle light staying lit. I fixed it by unplugging it from the wall. I then removed the side panel and the back panel.

Facing the rear move the sprocket that the motor drives. The best way to start it (if it is stuck) is with a flat screen driver on the right side of the motor and push the sprocket towards the front. Once it starts you can either pull the belt from the other side or push it from the right side. It took 10 minutes to get the infuser to completely come down.

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Before calling service technician, open following link for Rheem tankless resources including error codes and possible manual.
http://waterheatertimer.org/Troubleshoot-Rheem-Tankless-water-heater.html

Read your manual for troubleshooting, advisories and required maintenance.
Tankless are maintenance heavy.
1L means tankless heat exchanger has lime build-up.
De-lime tankless unit.
U-tube has videos for de-liming tankless, but there is more to consider:

De-liming is yearly maintenance requirement.
Tankless are prone to lime build-up
Regular de-liming will not restore full efficiency to tankless unit.
Tankless cannot be exposed to water with more than 11 grains hardness.
Temperatures over 135 can cause minerals in water to harden on metal surfaces of any water heater.

Also clean Tankless water filter each month, and clean and maintain burner and combustion chamber yearly.
The cost of maintenance and cost of expected repairs and cost of parts plus cost of original installation will never pay back the $1-8 monthly savings on gas bill. All costs are energy.
Make sure there is qualified service technician in area before buying tankless.

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Sorry to read about your issue.

you should have done whats below, it may need to be done twice...last but not least..you have to put more fresh water in to remove the taste

The brewer should be de-scaled at least every 3-6 months. Scale is harmless, but if left unattended, it can hinder optimal brewer performance. De-scaling your brewer regularly helps maintain the heating element, removable water reservoir and other parts of the brewer that come in contact with water. Better water quality and water heating means a better cup of coffee, tea, hot cocoa or iced beverage. We recommend de-scaling your brewer at least every 6 months (every 3 months if your water has a high mineral content). The de-scaling process involves using 48 ounces of undiluted white vinegar.

Take 48 oz of white vinegar. place in tank. pretend you are making coffee (Do No Use K Cup). let the water fill you mug. then empty that mug. Do it again until tank is empty. then let sit for 4 hours.
Then fill with fresh water to the top. let that tank of water run thru. towards the end taste the water.
If you taste vinegar..use more clean water, until the taste is ok.

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Did you try tightening the 2 hex screws behind the infuser?

Be gentle though. Mine felt tightend but thenIput just a bit more pessue on them and got an eigth to a quarter more turn out of them. Found this solution on this site

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