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Frothing works perfect....water is extracted just fine. BUT when I put coffee in the basket and tamp it down and put it in the machine it just makes noise like it is about to drip and nothing comes out, spiratically it will drip an occasional drip here or there but never goes beyond an ounce of espresso? I have owned this machine for over a year and have never had this problem before?

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I have a brand new Via that never worked right out of the box. Could barely get any espresso to come through the portafilter. Got a new portafilter and the espresso now flies out of the machine beautifully. Seems they are shippingFrothing works perfect....water is extracted just - 2_bing.gif units with faulty portafilter. Bad news is a new portafilter is like $65. See if you can get them to give you a new one. I had the same issue as you, very little espessso comes out.

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