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Waters not hot while making a shoot

I turn the machine on wait for the green light and make a shoot however the shoot is not hot its only luke warm, the steamer works fine and the if I run the machine with out the thing that holds the espresso it seems like the waters kind of warm.

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If the READY light is turning ON and the water is only luke warm, then it sounds like a temperature sensor problem. The sensor might be affected by scale, or it might be damaged or out of tolerance. Try to get a reading of the water temperature as it is, and then descale your machine thoroughly and see if the temperature gets hotter. If it does, then scale is probably the problem. If it doesn't then you will need to get the machine checked by someone who knows about espresso machines. If you can't find a repair shop, ask your local Starbucks who does the repair and maintenance of their machines and take your machine to them.

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Our due for a good clean up and descaling with expresso descaller put descalling agent in the water tank turn the steamer on for 20 second turn it off let it seat for 15 minute repeat untill empty and rin se very good hope it a fixya for you and me thanks pierre

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