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My incanto rapid steam wont prime. the red light continues to flash. I turn on the hot water light and it will dispense some water but it is not hot and this only lasts for a5 or so seconds. I can't then revert to steam. It broke down when i was steaming some milk.

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  • cutten Jan 30, 2010

    I assume this is the hot water knob. This didn't work.

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I have investigated this machine on the internet and experienced users reinforced my original opinion that the machine needs cleaning.

One user who had used several of these machine professionally, said that frequent cleaning was essential. Once a month would be reasonable for the machine.

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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Try this push in on the knob after it releases the 5 secs of water, if that works, then the steam tap assemble needs to be replaced.

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

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    Ernest R Jan 31, 2010

    Check the booster steam boiler and make sure the thermostat did not trip.

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