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The steam wand may congest from dry milk. Try soaking the wand in boilingwater and after some minutes try the steam again. If you hear any steam outjust keep it open and the steam will clean the rest. If you don't get any steamyou can help it by inserting a thing paper clip all the way in the wand and tryagain soaking and steam. If you don't have any effectthen the steam valve is jammed from a scale deposit and you need to try acouple of times descaling to open it. If not then you need to remove the steamvalve and remove the scale deposit manually with the use of metal wire brush.

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