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Steam valve not closing

This is a recurring problem and the service people at the Ohio facility don'tr seem to be able to fix it.
It started with my Incanto Rondo that I took back about 5 times (luckily for me, I work within 5 minutes from their facility). After a couple of weeks of use, it stopped steaming the milk, steam was running out inside the machine, through the steam valve. If I took out the brew group and jiggled the little plastic piece at the bottom end of the steel pin (between the two o-rings), it would snap down and I could steam a cup of milk.
After the next brew cycle it would hang up again.
On and on and on.
Saeco actually gave up and give me a Sirius in place of the Rondo. It worked fine for about 3 months and it too now developed the same exact problem.
Any ideas?

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Re: Steam valve not closing

Grandpamike im pretty sure our a guy it lot of experience in coffee machine you probably already know that but maybe in our city the water very hard . maybe you have calcium in water valve a couple of descaling maybe the solution take care grandpamike cheers

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