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I have the SM-15 unit. It contiuously pulls water into the unit and as a result both steam and water comes through into the shower.

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That means that either the inlet valve is stuck open, or the control panel that is supposed to open and close the inlet valve is faulty.

This is tested by the technician accessing the inlet valve located inside the steam generator, near to the main faucet to the wall, and testing if it is stuck open.
The valve is tested by reading continuity on valve solenoid, and energizing the valve to check if it does close.
If the valve is fine the technician will test the control board reading voltages out.

A good Idea would be Contacting Steamist, to book a technician and to check if part or repair charge can be covered.
The job can also be done by any local appliance technician, contacting steamist first is a must.


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