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Overheat cutout switch

Have had my saeco via venezia in for repairs 3 x now because it overheats and trips its overheat cutout switch. Would love to know how to reset it myself as it takes 4-6 weeks to get it through the repair centre. It happens if I steam milk and forget to run water back through the boiler. Any soultions?

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  • gripmoto Mar 13, 2008

    Thanks very much. Paid $60 to get it done.......will try that next time!

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The coffe maker has a heat fuse attached to the side of the pump so when over heats that melts and does not damage the coffee maker
They charge $100 to replace which is a bit tough, you could bypass easily but could damage the machine if not careful
as we have two and one has just stopped pumping, not picking up water so maybe worn valves and I just have it all to bits and noted the heat fuse on the side of the pump

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Disconnect from the power and remove the 5 or 6 grub screws retaining the main steel cover and take the cover off. You will see a plastic re-set button on top of the boiler amongst the electrical terminals - just click it on again.

To stop overheating always open the steam valve immediately you switch the machine on until water squirts out - this tells you the boiler is full & not dry! Also remember (unlike me!) to switch the machine off as soon as you have finished brewing...
Bart42

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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