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Frothing tube hello. I use my mr coffee espresso machine daily. It has always worked great, without a problem. This morning, I was cleaning the machine and the plastic and metal parts of the frother, which I do periodically, When I went to brew my espresso it worked great! but when I tried to froth the milk, the tube became hot but no steam shot out of the tube. I added more water to make sure I had enough to froth, but it still hasn't worked! Please help, Sheryl

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Re: frothing tube

It sounds like the tube is clogged.  Remove the silver tip on the bottom of the tube.  Hold it up to the light and see if you can see through it.  If you can not, take a tooth pick and clean the tip out.  This seems to have worked for mine.

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