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No froth I have a krups Expresso machine XP 4030 (only a few months old)...perfect froth first couple of months. Now some steam but lousy froth! Cleaned everything. Cannot figure it out and not new to doing this...never with a krups tho. Running out of patience...help!

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    My Krups XP4030 has never had a good steady steam volume and is getting worse. The steam heater cycles on and off too soon and does not stay hot enough to give good steam. Also, had a selector valve problem from too much grease during initial assembly; steamed to the tray instead of the steam tube. Was able to fix that, but it's a major task to disassemble. Would not recommend the average person trying to do this repair. The steam system has major design faults.
    M. Kurtz, Auburn, WA

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Ing it back to store and tell them ur problem....u can ask for repair or a new machine

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