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Delonghi perfecta - milk spits out of the tube when pushing the clean button after mile frothing. Milk frothing works fine - it's a new lid.

My Delonghi Perfecta Cappuccino machine work fine EXCEPT that after it is done and I push the "clean" button on the milk container, milk comes out when I release the clean button. At first it appears to clean out the tube properly (steam and water come out), but when I release the button more milk comes out, defeating the entire clean.

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Right end button is the Milk Frothing button.Press once then dip the tube into a pot of milk, it will **** up to the frothing fixture on the left.If don't work press or turn the fixture deeper to activate the suction action needed to **** up the milk.Wash or put a muck of clean water to wash the fixture.After that pull the fixture to wash under the tap.

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