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I can make a good expresso but no steam comes out the steamer...

- I opened the top: no corrosion - Tried to to prime it. - Fixed myself an espresso, drank it to get +3 of energy and rolled a 7 on a 10-face dice to get +2 of success. - Cried - Went away for work - Wrote on this wall.

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Put a paper clip in the wand and that should do it

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n regards of the no prime issue. this is the only way i could prime this new puppy.make sure its stone cold which is a no brainer since it will not heat h2o unless its primed. first take off steamer plastic tip ,turn on steamer clock wise till pump starts. then **** the tip of the end of the metal tip hard until pump stops may need to do it a couple of times. yes this seems out of this world but it works. you are flushing out the vapor lock in the pump. bravo enjoy!

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Electra-Craft
41 Woodbine St
Bergenfield NJ 07621
phone 201-439-1700
fax 201-439-1701
info@electra-craft.com
www.electra-craft.com

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