Question about DeLonghi Coffee Makers & Espresso Machines

1 Answer

Steam wand pops off

When I use steam wand either for steam or hot water, it sounds like it's starting up like usual,but then literally pops off of the unit. I've cleaned it out but still happens. It seems like pressure is building up somewhere, causing it to pop off?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 1,511 Answers

You are correct in associating the pop off is relative to the pressure. If the steam wand as you called it comes free when pressure builds, the problem can be the wand is damaged, not completely free of debris, or misaligned. I suggest you contact the company directly and have a technician run you through some tests to locate the problem.

Posted on Mar 25, 2014

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 5 Answers

SOURCE: Steam wand shooting water instead of steam

you should confirm right operation reference to instruction book,

perhaps need descaling for your machine.

Posted on May 26, 2008

  • 109 Answers

SOURCE: titanium ventilate issues

Remove the milk frother,checked to see if it is blocked.
This can cause the machine not to ventilate correctly.
They tend to block with old hard milk.

Posted on Aug 26, 2008

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: steam wand not working

When I got my X1 (used,) the steamer was clogged. I unscrewed the end of the nozzle, and a big chunk of calcium(?) came out. I had to poke it with some wire with the steamer on. The way I got the end off is: I wrapped it with a leather glove first, then turned it with a pair of pliers. I still managed to scratch it a little bit though. Maybe you can turn it by inserting a needle in the little hole on the side of the nozzle. I've been thinking of using distilled water to avoid the calcium build-up in the future.

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Steam wand works, but no water for espresso

I have found that I have to remove the group valve assembly about once every 1 or 2 months to clean out the .030" to .040" opening in the valve body. The manual gives instructions on how to do this. It becomes clogged with a thick paste like substance.

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

EsWorld
  • 1618 Answers

SOURCE: Hot water come out from steam wand when pumping Saeco Classico

Gasket on steam valve is worn. Replace gasket and or steam valve.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My delonghi esam3300 can not make any steam or hot water. The heater still get hot. There is voltage across the solenoid terminals on and off when I flip the steamer switch. Solenoid defective?


First I'm not a Delonghi tech. But I have worked on similar table top "Super Automatic" machines. You should call your vendor for service as there is no customer serviceable parts in this machine.
*** the following is for information only. ***
* There are usually separate boilers for table top units. There is a pump and heater system for each section. (usually 2 for this type of machine. But there may be a third system if you have the Coco option.
* Since each system is separate then your Latte/cappucino system has a problem. I will list the most common but all require a qualified service tech to repair/replace. (lots of small parts crammed into a very small space.)
* Cap/Latte Membrane button not working. If it feels mushy (not like the other buttons) then the button panel needs to be replaced.
* There is a CPU/PC board malfunction. Replace
* There is air in the water line to the Cap/Latte system. Make sure the water tank is filled. Power down. Wait 10 seconds. Power back up. Press the Cap/latte button to start the pump. Watch the steam wand if water flows out. If it does, then wait 30 seconds and try again. should be steaming.
* No steam or at least hot water? Just cold water? Then the steam heater and/or thermo-fuse, thermo-disk, needs to be replaced.
* Got hot water but little to no steam? Then steam unit and/or thermo disk needs to be replaced. (best to replace both as a whole unit; tank, Heater, and Thermo-disk)
* Heats up very hot but sputters water and steam. Clean steam wand and/or tip (if removable) If it leaks steam at the top of the wand near the body of the machine then the whole wand needs to be replaced.
* Still sputtering? The steam system is clogging up. Call for service.
* Final; I'm not a fan of de-scaling as it causes more problems for the machine. I've always found that using filtered water (bottled ok) is best. Water softeners if available is okay. BUT stay away from HARD water and Ultra Pure (100%) water as it leaches out the metal ions from the machine.
Aloha, ukeboy57

P.S. Since you have already taken things apart, I'm guessing you don't mind jumping to the 'guts'. Your probably looking at a clog at the vibration pump all the way to the hot water (or steam) tip. It can clog anywhere there is water. It may even be the water hose (with filter?) or the water tank. Start from the tank and keep trying to get water to flow through each section. You will need power for this so be careful! There are a lot of you tube vids showing how to check the common vibration pump. Bring your reading glasses as it have very small parts (and don't lose the spring or the small ball!) Good luck! Aloha, ukeboy57

Apr 16, 2018 | DeLonghi Coffee Makers & Espresso Machines

1 Answer

I have a delonghi esam 6900. It makes coffe but it doesn't make capuccino or latte or flat white and also no steam. What causing it?


First I'm not a Delonghi tech. But I have worked on similar table top "Super Automatic" machines. You should call your vendor for service as there is no customer serviceable parts in this machine.
*** the following is for information only. ***
* There are usually separate boilers for table top units. There is a pump and heater system for each section. (usually 2 for this type of machine. But there may be a third system if you have the Coco option.
* Since each system is separate then your Latte/cappucino system has a problem. I will list the most common but all require a qualified service tech to repair/replace. (lots of small parts crammed into a very small space.)
* Cap/Latte Membrane button not working. If it feels mushy (not like the other buttons) then the button panel needs to be replaced.
* There is a CPU/PC board malfunction. Replace
* There is air in the water line to the Cap/Latte system. Make sure the water tank is filled. Power down. Wait 10 seconds. Power back up. Press the Cap/latte button to start the pump. Watch the steam wand if water flows out. If it does, then wait 30 seconds and try again. should be steaming.
* No steam or at least hot water? Just cold water? Then the steam heater and/or thermo-fuse, thermo-disk, needs to be replaced.
* Got hot water but little to no steam? Then steam unit and/or thermo disk needs to be replaced. (best to replace both as a whole unit; tank, Heater, and Thermo-disk)
* Heats up very hot but sputters water and steam. Clean steam wand and/or tip (if removable) If it leaks steam at the top of the wand near the body of the machine then the whole wand needs to be replaced.
* Still sputtering? The steam system is clogging up. Call for service.
* Final; I'm not a fan of de-scaling as it causes more problems for the machine. I've always found that using filtered water (bottled ok) is best. Water softeners if available is okay. BUT stay away from HARD water and Ultra Pure (100%) water as it leaches out the metal ions from the machine. If you must descale then follow the MFR instructions and use approved solutions.
Aloha, ukeboy57

Feb 08, 2018 | DeLonghi Coffee Makers & Espresso Machines

1 Answer

Steam is not strong on my ec702 delonghi. I have cleaned the wands. The wand spits out a lot of water with a strong steam, bu the steam gets weaker as I am trying to froth.


The steam temperature control (Thermostat) is not functioning.
The small quantity you get at the start is the steam pressure build up with hot water. Water steam cannot keep up the pressure.
Replace the steam thermostat.

Btw, I’m available to help over the phone in case u need at https://www.6ya.com/expert/edward_bbd2c7ff4ee1828a

Dec 24, 2016 | DeLonghi Coffee Makers & Espresso Machines

1 Answer

Saeco vienna super automatica coffe maker produces very little coffee and it comes out very slow.


sounds like your pump. When you turn steam knob on, you should hear the pump go bump,bump,bump. When hot water is turned on, you should hear pump run steady.

Jan 07, 2013 | Saeco Vienna SuperAutomatica Coffee...

1 Answer

We have a 4 month old gaggia titanium. Today, the steam wand stopped working. (It makes coffee just fine.) I've cleaned the steam wand. When I turn the steam dial, very little steam comes out and I hear a...


Sounds like the steam wand is getting blocked some where either at the metal end or in the parnello wand if you machine has one at the end of the steam wand, if both of those are clean then try this push in on the steam knob if that works then tap rod assemble or steam valve needs to be replaced, make sure to ask about the stainless steel valve instead of the plastic one.

Oct 06, 2010 | Gaggia Titanium Espresso Machine

1 Answer

Only hot water comes out of the steam wand


Hi
Sounds like you might need a new steam boiler, or you may have a fuse that is blown for the steam boiler.

Oct 06, 2009 | Saeco Vienna Digital Coffee Maker,...

4 Answers

No steam, just hot water.


The steam wand has to be removed to be cleaned properly. Unfortunately, this procedure is not outlined in the manual. Just cleaning the wand on the outside or using a clip to clean the tip is not enough.

The other end of steam wand where it connects to the pressuring cabin actually swivels around a fitting. It is this fitting that you need to thoroughly clean. Years of using the machine can cause calcification around this fitting.

If you look under this end of hte steam wand, you should see a philllip-headed screw. Before you loosen this screw, you have to remove the grey trim so that the entire wand can be remove.

Once the entire wand is removed, what I just described will be much clearer.


Nov 10, 2007 | Breville ESP8XL Espresso Machine

Not finding what you are looking for?
Coffee Makers & Espresso Machines Logo

Related Topics:

171 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top DeLonghi Coffee Makers & Espresso Machines Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

80339 Answers

Paul Bade

Level 3 Expert

1606 Answers

Are you a DeLonghi Coffee Maker and Espresso Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...