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When the pump is activated by the coffee switch the pressure builds up but no coffee comes out the bottom, hot water leaks over the top of the portafilter and runs down the outside.

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Hi there it sounds like the pressurised handle has a blockage in it or your coffee is too finely ground. The handle is spring loaded as well so make sure when you push the handle over to the right that the actual handle comes back to the centre so to open the inside to allow coffee through. If blocked try putting the head of the handle into a solution of descaler.

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Posted on May 28, 2009

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