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How can I tell if its the pump that is bad?

I bought a used VIA Venezia (Starbucks Barista) and it doesn't work. I can hear it working, but no water gets through when I try to prime it. I took the pump apart, but how can I tell exactly what peice isn't working? There is a brass T-fitting on the end of the pump, could that be clogged? The one end doesn't seem to let air flow through it, but that could be because there's a valve or something that should be closed.

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Re: How can I tell if its the pump that is bad?

Go to Starbuck's website: They offer manuals to download, and in the FAQ section, advise to check out your filters and to decalcify. Try these remedies. They should work. Good luck!

Posted on May 09, 2008

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I cannot get pump to activate either

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