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My unit used to send steam out of the top but no longer gets hot. I'm sure the coil should be replaced. This unit was pricey and is used every 7-10 days over the last 14 or so months. My last unit lasted 15 years. How difficult is it to change the heating coil? How much is the suggested retail price?

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My delonghi esam3300 can not make any steam or hot water. The heater still get hot. There is voltage across the solenoid terminals on and off when I flip the steamer switch. Solenoid defective?


First I'm not a Delonghi tech. But I have worked on similar table top "Super Automatic" machines. You should call your vendor for service as there is no customer serviceable parts in this machine.
*** the following is for information only. ***
* There are usually separate boilers for table top units. There is a pump and heater system for each section. (usually 2 for this type of machine. But there may be a third system if you have the Coco option.
* Since each system is separate then your Latte/cappucino system has a problem. I will list the most common but all require a qualified service tech to repair/replace. (lots of small parts crammed into a very small space.)
* Cap/Latte Membrane button not working. If it feels mushy (not like the other buttons) then the button panel needs to be replaced.
* There is a CPU/PC board malfunction. Replace
* There is air in the water line to the Cap/Latte system. Make sure the water tank is filled. Power down. Wait 10 seconds. Power back up. Press the Cap/latte button to start the pump. Watch the steam wand if water flows out. If it does, then wait 30 seconds and try again. should be steaming.
* No steam or at least hot water? Just cold water? Then the steam heater and/or thermo-fuse, thermo-disk, needs to be replaced.
* Got hot water but little to no steam? Then steam unit and/or thermo disk needs to be replaced. (best to replace both as a whole unit; tank, Heater, and Thermo-disk)
* Heats up very hot but sputters water and steam. Clean steam wand and/or tip (if removable) If it leaks steam at the top of the wand near the body of the machine then the whole wand needs to be replaced.
* Still sputtering? The steam system is clogging up. Call for service.
* Final; I'm not a fan of de-scaling as it causes more problems for the machine. I've always found that using filtered water (bottled ok) is best. Water softeners if available is okay. BUT stay away from HARD water and Ultra Pure (100%) water as it leaches out the metal ions from the machine.
Aloha, ukeboy57

P.S. Since you have already taken things apart, I'm guessing you don't mind jumping to the 'guts'. Your probably looking at a clog at the vibration pump all the way to the hot water (or steam) tip. It can clog anywhere there is water. It may even be the water hose (with filter?) or the water tank. Start from the tank and keep trying to get water to flow through each section. You will need power for this so be careful! There are a lot of you tube vids showing how to check the common vibration pump. Bring your reading glasses as it have very small parts (and don't lose the spring or the small ball!) Good luck! Aloha, ukeboy57

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First I'm not a Francis tech. But I have worked on similar table top machines. You should call your vendor for service as there is no customer serviceable parts in this machine. (To your question, Yes, it can be fixed but you may find it costs more to fix than to replace it with a new machine.)
*** the following is for information only. ***
* There are usually separate boilers for table top units. There is a pump and heater system for each section. (usually 2 for this type of machine. But there may be a third system if you have the Coco option.
* Since each system is separate then your Latte/cappucino system has a problem. I will list the most common but all require a qualified service tech to repair/replace. (lots of small parts crammed into a very small space.)
* Cap/Latte Membrane button not working. If it feels mushy (not like the other buttons) then the button panel needs to be replaced.
* There is a CPU/PC board malfunction. Replace
* There is air in the water line to the Cap/Latte system. Make sure the water tank is filled. Power down. Wait 10 seconds. Power back up. Press the Cap/latte button to start the pump. Watch the steam wand if water flows out. If it does, then wait 30 seconds and try again. should be steaming.
* No steam or at least hot water? Just cold water? Then the steam heater and/or thermo-fuse, thermo-disk, needs to be replaced.
* Got hot water but little to no steam? Then steam unit and/or thermo disk needs to be replaced. (best to replace both as a whole unit; tank, Heater, and Thermo-disk)
* Heats up very hot but sputters water and steam. Clean steam wand and/or tip (if removable) If it leaks steam at the top of the wand near the body of the machine then the whole wand needs to be replaced.
* Still sputtering? The steam system is clogging up. Call for service.
* Final; I'm not a fan of de-scaling as it causes more problems for the machine. I've always found that using filtered water (bottled ok) is best. Water softeners if available is okay. BUT stay away from HARD water and Ultra Pure (100%) water as it leaches out the metal ions from the machine.
Aloha, ukeboy57

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I have a delonghi esam 6900. It makes coffe but it doesn't make capuccino or latte or flat white and also no steam. What causing it?


First I'm not a Delonghi tech. But I have worked on similar table top "Super Automatic" machines. You should call your vendor for service as there is no customer serviceable parts in this machine.
*** the following is for information only. ***
* There are usually separate boilers for table top units. There is a pump and heater system for each section. (usually 2 for this type of machine. But there may be a third system if you have the Coco option.
* Since each system is separate then your Latte/cappucino system has a problem. I will list the most common but all require a qualified service tech to repair/replace. (lots of small parts crammed into a very small space.)
* Cap/Latte Membrane button not working. If it feels mushy (not like the other buttons) then the button panel needs to be replaced.
* There is a CPU/PC board malfunction. Replace
* There is air in the water line to the Cap/Latte system. Make sure the water tank is filled. Power down. Wait 10 seconds. Power back up. Press the Cap/latte button to start the pump. Watch the steam wand if water flows out. If it does, then wait 30 seconds and try again. should be steaming.
* No steam or at least hot water? Just cold water? Then the steam heater and/or thermo-fuse, thermo-disk, needs to be replaced.
* Got hot water but little to no steam? Then steam unit and/or thermo disk needs to be replaced. (best to replace both as a whole unit; tank, Heater, and Thermo-disk)
* Heats up very hot but sputters water and steam. Clean steam wand and/or tip (if removable) If it leaks steam at the top of the wand near the body of the machine then the whole wand needs to be replaced.
* Still sputtering? The steam system is clogging up. Call for service.
* Final; I'm not a fan of de-scaling as it causes more problems for the machine. I've always found that using filtered water (bottled ok) is best. Water softeners if available is okay. BUT stay away from HARD water and Ultra Pure (100%) water as it leaches out the metal ions from the machine. If you must descale then follow the MFR instructions and use approved solutions.
Aloha, ukeboy57

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Samantha,

The steam function and the expresso use the same elements to create the steam but the valves will direct the steam to the expresso unit or the steam arm. Most likely you have a faulty valve. In most cases the valve will not open until the pressure gets to the right level. If you are just getting hot water out of the steam arm instead of steam via the expresso unit it most likely means that the valve is faulty. The valves can be replaced but is not easy. You will need to have the unit serviced or you could try to replace the valves. Make sure the flow meter is working before you replace the valves. You can check the operation of the flow meter by running the hot water cycle and making sure that you get the right amount of hot water. Good luck!

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