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My Italia wont pump water for the shot.

My Saeco Italia runs through the brew cycle normally ... grinds beans transfers them to the brew unit, mechanically moves over to press the shot and then won't pump water. The water pumps through the wand just fine but not into the brew unit. any suggestions?

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I had the same issue. I even took the unit apart (which I DON'T recommend). What fixed my issue was a "deep" cleaning. I ran full strength CLR into the unit by filling the water tank with only CLR and running the wand until CLR came out. Then I turned the unit off over night. I also cleaned the white "nipple" where the water transfers from the machine to the brewing station. I did this while the unit was apart, but would suggest using full strength CLR on a q-tip and let it sit overnight as well. I then flushed the machine VERY well - and now it works like a champ.

Good Luck.

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this link has alot of troubleshooting ideas, and at the bottom of the page u can download the manual

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