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Frothing wand is boiling the milk!

I've had this machine for 2 months & it's been working fine; making 3 cap's a day. The other day I made a perfect cap, then decided to make a second one. Instead of taking ~1 minute to froth the milk (chilled, 2% milk) as it always does; after about 35 seconds (& no froth) there was a deafening noise coming from the frother. A few seconds later the milk was BOILING, and it never even frothed. (temp was 185) I have since tried 6 more times over the past 2 days, and each time the milk starts boiling (after making very loud noises) and I have no froth & a pitcher of scalded milk. HELP! What happened to my frothing wand? Why is it getting too hot? It is perfectly clean. I clean it immediately after each use. Thanks so much.

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  • Anonymous Oct 04, 2008

    I have the same problem. What happened? I always clean the frother after each use including a blast of steam. Now all I get is not froth and boiling milk.

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You can get the user manual on this link if you need it; http://www.gaggiaparos.co.uk/ Check page 6 of the download, page 12 of the manual - the spout should just pull off and push back on. If it wont, then either something needs cleaning more, something is stuck in the tube or more likely the part of the nozzle that comes off, something is broken, or you need to use a little bit more force. If it appears broken, (check in particular for a fine crack that is only visible when the nozzle is stretched i.e. when in place. This type of plastic often will close a crack enough to be near invisible when not under tension.) then you could try gluing it although i doubt if this would work. You could just put a stainless steel hose clamp around it, tighten up just enough to make the nozzle spout stay on (bit of a pain, but may work). You can contact gaggia for a replacement - in the USA; Importika 596 Fishers Station Dr. 14564, Victor, NY Mr. Salzman Ph. 585.742.5178 Fax 585.924.1499 web site: www.importika.com e-mail: sales@importika.com Hope this helps - if you can post back a photo or two close up of the problem area, i may have more ideas :)

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Had the same problem, but called Nespresso. Their tech suggested the following: 1) always leave off the base - will stay on even if button not pressed 2) invert the Aerocinno for 24-48 hours to "reset" the thermostat in the device. I began leaving the base plugged in, but immediately after using and cleaning (don't get ANY water in the bottom of the machine!), I invert the Aeroccino and leave it that way. My machine began making great froth with any tyoe of milk, and continues to do so a month later -

Sounded crazy to me initially, but it works.....Never returned the device, and no need to do so now - Good luck!

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There are 2 inserts pins in the steamvalve assembly, they need to be replaced replace. Easiest solution order a new valve assembly.

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SOURCE: Saeco Talea Ring Plus not frothing milk

per il milk island asciugare bene la valvolina e tutti i fori del blocco di plastica che fa da montalatte devono essere perfettamente asciutti dare dei colpetti alla valvola per fare uscire eventuale acqua all interno.

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