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No froth Just got a krups xp2070. The first few times, it made froth. Now it won't. I took off the frothing thing and cleaned it thoroughly, including sticking a toothpick through the holes. I'm using cold, fresh milk. It gets hot and makes steam, but I just end up with hot milk and no froth.

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  • xbadger9 Jan 17, 2009

    The first couple of times I used the steamer I got very frothy milk and was loving the machine. Now the milk heats up but no froth is made. Please help

  • Anonymous Apr 08, 2009

    Same exact thing

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Make sure the small metal tube is clean as well as the holes in mounts into. The tube can be removed easily from the rubber ends and cleaned. I've had my unit for a year now and we use it ever day without this issue ever happening. I did have the constant beeping water leaking from the seat/valve problem which I fixed by opening up the unit and tightening the screws.

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David, the XP2070 won't operate properly until you've set the clock on the unit.

In case you don't have an owner's manual, I've attached a copy of the manual from the Krups site that you can download and print for free.

Please take some time to reaquaint yourself with the setup and procedure for using the expresso portion of the unit, as you might just have some sequence issues that is preventing the expresso from getting brewed.

Otherwise, it could be that the unit has a faulty seal in the pressure vessel that isn't allowing the expresso side to function properly, hence the reason the water might be coming out of the frothing tube instead of through the expresso brewing section.

http://www.krupsusa.com/NR/rdonlyres/C308FB44-1EC6-4119-A060-C73BD65F4789/7355/XP2070espresso.pdf

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