Question about Krups XP2070 10 cup Coffee Maker/15 bar Pump Espresso

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Espresso function very sporadic! Sometimes it works ok, other times the espresso function switches off. Also, the cups on the LCD display keep blinking suddenly. Out of warranty too - boo!

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  • MoonShot Apr 04, 2009

    will start to draw the shot, then it will stop, lights blink and no more water pulled. you need to push the button after a few seconds and draw again. I think either the pump or some pressure sensor is broken. I have descaled often so I dont' think that is a problem. This same error will sometimes happen even with NO coffee in the basket.

  • kieranw May 09, 2009

    Same as martinl02s It takes 3 or four cycles to get a cup full.

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Make sure there is no water in the area where the container plugs into the unit on the expresso side. If there is water the water container cannot seal properly and the unit acts as if it ran out of water. If that is not the issue then you likely have a leak in the seal/valve itself and the unit would have to be opened to tighten the screws holding the seal/valve in place.

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Most likely you have a faulty flow meter! The espresso control module needs to measure the amount of water flow. If the control unit is not getting the right information on the water flow because of a faulty flow meter or a blocked pipe it will just stop and start blinking. Changing the flow meter is not too difficult and they cost < $20.

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