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Francis francis milk steamer not operating

I turn the knob to steam milk and get nothing. It is like the knob is not connected to anything. There is plenty of water in the bucket and it has worked well for several years. The espresso part works fine. Thanks. I turn the knob to steam milk and get nothing. It is like the knob is not connected to anything. There is plenty of water in the bucket and it has worked well for several years. The espresso part works fine. Thanks.

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Steamer tubes can get plugged up with dried milk and/or calified water deposits in the tube.
With the machine unplugged, turn the tube up to check it, Clean it with a small guage wire.
Soak it in a small cup of vinegar, if needed.
Further cleaning, you can add a bit of vinegar to the water and steam it thru...
Let me know how it goes.
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