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Same problem here

I suspect it’s a leak that’s causing it to short. I am about to pull mine apart to try and isolate. Does anyone have any advice or suggestions before I start?


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  • mike980866 Jun 16, 2009

    Thanks, I will check that out.

    There is no water under or around the machine. Its a Royal Cappuccino (SUP016R), about 3-4 years old. It still makes a good coffee only shorting when running the descale rinse cycle.

  • mike980866 Jun 16, 2009

    Thanks again, I have pulled the top off but cannot see any obvious signs of leakage from here. Are there any tricks for taking the left / back casing off? It seems to be stuck on there pretty well.



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Hi If you are getting a short there are a lot of places that could cause it but I would suspect that you have a leak around your steam boiler hoses. It is located just above the main switch. Do you have any water under the machine? How old is the machine? Is it a Royal Pro?

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  • bansheracer Jun 16, 2009

    On any automatic machine it is always the best idea to set the water hardness to 4. Most people think their water doesn't have much mineral in it but it does have the one that will cause the boilers to leak if they are not descaled enough. I have some parts for the Royal Cap, but not a lot.
    Remember when you remove the top it has to slide forward so that the Cap. part on the left will slide from its hole. Same when reinstalling.



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