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No water moves thru machine - no coffee, no steam

Brand new machine (already had one before this and had the same problem) and the water is not getting through the machine - no coffee, no steam. There is plenty of water. Please help!

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Try this, turn machine off then open the steam wand all the way, and turn the machine on.This will force the pump to work. If nothing happens, and none of the lights come on then the machine is defective.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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