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I just got my espresso machine and i can't get any water throught the system. the water-intake tube dosen't seem to stay in very well and when it is in, it dosen't take any water up into the machine.... is there some hole i should be trying to get the tube in inside the machine.?

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When the machine is cool, make sure the intake tube is submerged in the water, open the steam valve and then activate the pump. If the pump does not siphon water after 20-30 seconds then try to force air into to intake tube (compressed air, no more than 10 psi)

Posted on Feb 22, 2007

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Stop! Do Not use this machine until it can be serviced by your vendor or the MFR!
** There is probably an open or ruptured heating element in your brewer. The heating wire is embedded in a sand filled copper tube which is immersed in water. Sometimes when the copper tube cracks or leaks allowing water to seep into the heated wire. This will steam the water and rupture the tube thus exposing the element directly to the water in the tank. Most units will short out and trip out any breakers by overloading the line. Some will still heat the water but this is a dangerous situation as the 'short' in the water will still heat up the water to a high boil and may rupture to whole brewer. If your power cord does not have a good 'ground' wire then there is a strong chance your operators will get a shock while touching the machine and another 'grounded' machine (like the grinder)
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http://www.ereplacementparts.com/tube-23cm-long-p-695107.html

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