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No steam coming out

I don't have a SC-505 but a SC-500.My unit was working fine until one day it fell on the floor. After that time, no steam was coming out of it. The water becomes hot, I can hear it. The light becomes green, the cap is hot but no steam is coming out of the nozzle when I depress the handle. One time when I unscrewed the cap, about 15 minutes after it was not working, a lot of steam came out. I don't know what to do. Can it be doctored or do I need to throw it away? Thanks for your help.

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Re: No steam coming out

The fall might have damaged or moved the trigger so that it does not depress the valve on boiler.
Try removing the screws which hold the handle together. The cap needs to be removed to allow the handle to separate.
Once the handle is apart check the trigger piece looking for any broken parts.

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