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Water light keeps blinking and won't brew coffee?

The water light is blinking. I run water to flush it through the hot water valve. It stops after a few seconds. Light still blinking. Won't brew.

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It sounds like either the pump is giving out or the flowmeter.

since it is releasing water from teh steam valve, i'd aim more for the flowmeter giving out.

Not sure if saeco sells them to the public. Usually gets sent out for repair. Repair will run ya 100-150 usually.

Posted on May 23, 2008

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