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Steam wand shooting water instead of steam

Isn't the steam wand suppose to shoot steam and no water? My machine just pumps out hot water. Any suggestions or cooments? THANK YOU

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Re: Steam wand shooting water instead of steam

You should confirm right operation reference to instruction book,

perhaps need descaling for your machine.

Posted on May 26, 2008

Re: Steam wand shooting water instead of steam

You're supposed to wait for the blinking light to go solid before attempting to steam your milk!
Until then, the water isn't hot enough (it's at coffee-brewing temp, not steaming temp) to produce steam.
Further, after steaming, the water is too hot for coffee's correct brewing temp, and the light again blinks until it has cooled down enough, if you care.

Posted on Apr 01, 2008

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