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My machine does not deliver enough steam! I know how to pull apart and replace studd just need to know what might the problem be. I suspect the pump but don't know which pump!

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  • mortonkr Jul 19, 2010

    I will try what has been suggested and return if I have further issues! Thankyou

  • mortonkr Jul 19, 2010

    I will try what has been suggested and return if I have further issues! Thankyou

  • mortonkr Jul 22, 2010

    I've now pulled the pump apart and it all seems to be in good condition! I am not sure what to attack next! Do you think the flow meter is faulty?



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The water pump draws water out of the reservoir and pumps it into the heating chamber at high pressure. If the pump is incapable of delivering the correct amount of water you get low amount of steam.
Take both the pump and the heating element out and check for lime deposits. While you're there check the pipe between the pump and the heating element, it may have developed a kink that is blocking the flow.

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  • mortonkr Jul 19, 2010

    Is the pum the little flat white thing? I pulled that part and it doesn't look like it could be high pressure? is there an exploded view available?

  • Azrael SRL Jul 19, 2010

    No, the white flat thing you are probably referring to is the heating element. To identify the pump is easy: find the water tank at the back and follow the line to the big valve and from there a long line to the pump. It is rectangular in appearance and golden in colour; this is how it looks like

    From the pump a longer pipe goes to the heating element, situated almost on top of the coffee recipient - the steam pipe is getting out of it.
    Exploded diagram

  • Azrael SRL Jul 22, 2010

    It might be. The only way to know for sure it to check the entire water circuit, up to the steamer, and find the block.



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