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All 3 lights on Livia lighting up with hot water use

When I use the hot water dispenser on my livia, all three lights blink together, as if the water resevoir is low (but water is full). In addition, it is just unpredictable. There is never one way to get it to work normally. Sometimes I need to turn it off and wait, then just turn it on and it is fine. Other times, it starts a brew cycle when I turn it on and the buttons are not "pushable". Instead I have to just turn the machine off. We have done cleaning cycles and checked the wire connection to the water resevoir.. any other tips before we spend a lot of money getting it serviced? We don't have a warranty, it was purched used. Thank you!

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Is this a Livia 90 semi or auto ?? It sounds as if you are talking about an auto. The autos have had a history of the cpu controller board going out. Probably going to have to take it in for service for proper diagnostic repair. Parts are not cheap and with no warranty- you don't want to start throwing parts at it to get it working right.

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