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Saeco vienna digital not steaming !!

Hello Everybody, does anybody know how to fix this problem. The machine works well except when i ask for steam, it is no longer steaming it is making like an intermitten sound . I have descaled the machine and as i said everything else works like a dream. Any ideas is the steam generator that needs replacing? The machine is about 6 years old. Thanks

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  • s154490 May 27, 2009

    the only bit of water that comes through the wand is the left over water that was in the pipe. It stops and nothing comes out after 5 seconds of selecting steam. Could it be the steam generator has had enough ?? How can you test that the steam generator works well?

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I have the same problem! How do I tell whether it is a thermal fuse or the steam boiler element? Can you help me replace these parts? Please email me at harken repetitive[at]gmail[dot]com.
s154490 did you ever get yours working again??

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    Kate Previte Oct 17, 2011

    I have the same problem! How do I tell whether it is a thermal fuse or the steam boiler element? Can you help me replace these parts? Please email me at harken repetitive[at]gmail[dot]com.
    s154490 did you ever get yours working again??

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Hi
If you get water through the wand, you may have a thermal fuse that is blown or the element in the steam boiler is gone. Let me know if you need one.

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