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The coffee wont come out except in minor drips

I descaled, it came out in drips. Then I soaked the diffuser for several hours in water. Still only in drips. Then I soaked the difuser in descaler and then rinsed in water...still only drips. Then in straight vinegar and rinsed with water. Still only drips out. The spout is not clogged, those have been cleaned out... and the rinse function produces only drips as well. We have high calcium deposits, but again, I have descaled the machine. What else can be wrong?

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Your problem is the holes in the cappuccino maker and
steam nozzle are clogged. Clean the holes in the cappuccino maker and the steam nozzle.

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Posted on Oct 01, 2010

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SOURCE: I have descaled and cleaned

Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.

run some more fresh water thru the unit

I tried to help you. Please help me and Rate/Vote on my response, thanks and good luck

Posted on Dec 23, 2010

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SOURCE: Lost the instructions / booklet

fill water right to line ... turn unit on ....when its ready to use push and hold the descale button for approx 5 secs the lights wer cups are should stay on.... now place descaler in water ......put a larg container under steam pipe..... turn vaule open fully... it will run for approx 10 secs then stop for at least 15 min...until water runs out ... when light for water comes on fill tank up again with clean water place back into machine and it will flush through until empty .... when light for water comes on again ..job done ..turn vaulve to shut. ///

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

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Mostly it is just a very unreliable product. I am on my 3rd replacement after only 14 months.

Posted on May 24, 2011

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