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It appears I have a leak behind the hot water spout. I would like information about replacing it.

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  • vlvarrichio Oct 10, 2010

    I have a DeLonghi Rialto EAM 4500. Instructions on how to replace the hot water spout.

  • vlvarrichio Oct 10, 2010

    I have a DeLonghi Rialto EAM 4500. How do I replace the hot water spout?

  • vlvarrichio Oct 10, 2010

    I can not find the secure screws of the top panel. Do you have a picture or could you tell me where to look?



    Thanks

    Vic

  • vlvarrichio Oct 10, 2010

    You are correct. We purchased it at Starbucks. I unscrewed the 6 screws in the back. There are two screws in the coffee bean holder. I loosen those but that did not seem to help with the front panel. I can not see the secure screws of the top panel.



    I am trying to get the front panel off to get to the hot water spout.



    Thanks for your patience.



    Vic

  • vlvarrichio Oct 11, 2010

    Thank you ! Thank you! Thank you! We had to take both side panels off to get to the four screws that hold the front panel on. My plastic water hose is broken. I hope Ace Hardware has that size.



    Do you know where we can get a micro switch for the hot water spout? We were able to read the following off the part 1E4T85U 250 vac V4NST9C2UL 0108



    Again, thank you so much for your patience.

  • vlvarrichio Oct 11, 2010

    Extremely helpful and timely.

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Just to confirm please what model and brand, give also some details on what do you want to do,

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  • espressonist
    espressonist Oct 10, 2010

    The leak is from the Teflon tube connected to the union of the hot water spout. All you need is to put back together this tube and secure it back in place with a clip. The tube moved out from place at the steam face for milk and due to a cogged the pressure force it out.

    You can reach the connection union behind the hot water spout by removing the secure screws of the top panel. Open the doors for the water tank and coffee beans container for grinder and you will find all screws.

    Then lift the top plastic panel up. You can now see the water-steam tube and the back side of the spout.

    The leak is from the Teflon tube connected to the union of the hot water spout. All you need is to put back together this tube and secure it back in place with a clip. The tube moved out from place at the steam face for milk and due to a cogged the pressure force it out.

    You can reach the connection union behind the hot water spout by removing the secure screws of the top panel. Open the doors for the water tank and coffee beans container for grinder and you will find all screws.

    Then lift the top plastic panel up. You can now see the water-steam tube and the back side of the spout.

  • espressonist
    espressonist Oct 10, 2010

    There three different production lines of this model the two is for the Starbucks. We don't have any photos of it. You should try the back panel first the screws should be very obvious.

    There three different production lines of this model the two is for the Starbucks. We don't have any photos of it. You should try the back panel first the screws should be very obvious.

  • espressonist
    espressonist Oct 10, 2010

    For the front panel remove at front the drugs drawer and coffee group there are two secure screws of the front panel one in each corner.

    For the front panel remove at front the drugs drawer and coffee group there are two secure screws of the front panel one in each corner.

  • espressonist
    espressonist Oct 11, 2010

    Delonghi


  • espressonist
    espressonist Oct 11, 2010

    I am very glad you made it, so now I would know where I can drink a coffee when I will be in your area?

    We could not find an online shop for Delonghi superautomatic machines which to have a complete series of spare parts.

    However at their web page they have these information's.

    De'Longhi is committed to providing you with outstanding service and support. Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions or comments regarding our products.

    FOR OUR FULLY AUTOMATIC ESPRESSO MACHINES

    EMAIL
    Our consumer service representatives strive to respond to all e-mail inquiries within 24 hours of receipt. help@delonghi-csservice.com


    PHONE
    To speak directly with a consumer service representative, please call 1-866-Latte- Best (1-866-528-8323). Representatives are available 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (EST) Monday through Friday.


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    Fox International

    23600 Aurora Road

    Bedford Heights, OH 44146

    In addition you can visit this web page which has all the series for Saeco parts and since now you have a picture of what you want maybe you will be able to match the Teflon tube and switch. Just have in mind that all manufactures use the same sources for parts.

    http://www.partsguru.com/Saecoparts.html

    I am very glad you made it, so now I would know where I can drink a coffee when I will be in your area?

    We could not find an online shop for Delonghi superautomatic machines which to have a complete series of spare parts.

    However at their web page they have these information's.
    De'Longhi is committed to providing you with outstanding service and support. Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions or comments regarding our products.
    FOR OUR FULLY AUTOMATIC ESPRESSO MACHINES

    EMAIL
    Our consumer service representatives strive to respond to all e-mail inquiries within 24 hours of receipt. help@delonghi-csservice.com

    PHONE
    To speak directly with a consumer service representative, please call 1-866-Latte- Best (1-866-528-8323). Representatives are available 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (EST) Monday through Friday.

    MAIL

    Fox International

    23600 Aurora Road

    Bedford Heights, OH 44146

    In addition you can visit this web page which has all the series for Saeco parts and since now you have a picture of what you want maybe you will be able to match the Teflon tube and switch. Just have in mind that all manufactures use the same sources for parts.

    http://www.partsguru.com/Saecoparts.html

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