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Brew steam switch gave up

It doesn't turn on anymore. I had to find just the right spot to make the light come on to brew, now it won't brew or steam.

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Here is a link for the manual. It says on Krups web sight they have a 1 year warranty,
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Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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SOURCE: Cant steam milk and brew expresso at the same time.

You are not doing anything wrong.. that's the way this uint works.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Water shoots out of steam valve and can't make espresso

Samantha,

The steam function and the expresso use the same elements to create the steam but the valves will direct the steam to the expresso unit or the steam arm. Most likely you have a faulty valve. In most cases the valve will not open until the pressure gets to the right level. If you are just getting hot water out of the steam arm instead of steam via the expresso unit it most likely means that the valve is faulty. The valves can be replaced but is not easy. You will need to have the unit serviced or you could try to replace the valves. Make sure the flow meter is working before you replace the valves. You can check the operation of the flow meter by running the hot water cycle and making sure that you get the right amount of hot water. Good luck!

Posted on Dec 27, 2011

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SOURCE: Coffee maker won't brew

the pump inside the unit it either clogged or broken

Posted on Jul 15, 2012

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