Question about ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
Had it repaired worked for about 2 weeks then it wouldn't heat up. Espresso came out tepid. Turn the steam valve on, and pressure immediately plummeted. Then it started to work properly for about a week before the problem resurfaced. Today a new one - pumps cuts out when the lever is lifted to pour an espresso. Water just barely warm. In the shop the following had been done: pressure adjusted, replaced safety valve, liquid level probe and 2 gaskets.
My friend, had the same feeling,,,What have a done !! This piece of junk for all my dollars! No ,,it needs cleaning. Read all my comments re this. You can open this machine witha few fixed keys and mantain it. It will outlast you, when correctly mantained. All solid cupper and metal, no plastic. take it apart and CLEAN IT!
Remember - it is built by a human beeing. The ECM is a buty as it has very little automation built in. Very siple function = löong time in love with your machine. It is totally ANALOG = tweek it = better cogffee. /// Olev
Posted on Mar 21, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 25, 2013 | ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
Feb 14, 2008 | ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
Oct 12, 2011 | ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
Sep 20, 2010 | ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
May 03, 2010 | ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
Jan 06, 2009 | ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
Aug 25, 2008 | ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
May 26, 2008 | ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
I am having a similar problem. Doesn't happen all the time, just sometimes. My research has led me to believe it might be the vacuum breaker valve. I am going to order a new one here:
I'll replace mine & post if it fixes it.
Sep 02, 2007 | ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
May 11, 2017 | ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
Apr 09, 2014 | ECM Giotto Espresso Machine
161 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!