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Frothing arm produces a lot of hot water with steam

I've just received this for Christmas. When I tested the frothing arm, it did produce steam, but along with it comes a lot of waterl. Is this normal?

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You probably are overfilling the steam reservoir. If the unit is showing that it has reached temperature, that is your likely problem.

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