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Milk not frothing

When trying to froth the milk, all that is happening is the milk is bubbling and getting heated. i have tried re-priming the system several times, and have tried varying the amounts of milk I'm trying to froth. This machine used to produce a very dense foam but started doing this shortly after I had it repaired for a failed seal that caused water to come out the coffee dispenser. When using the water spout just for teas, it works great.

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  • koritsi Dec 03, 2008

    Hi...I have the same issue. When I first purchased my machine 3 weeks ago it worked perfectly. The froth was perfect...I always keep the spout clean and check the temp of milk. I've tried everything even new containers to froth the milk and nothing works. The steam coming out is very strong as always but when I try to froth the milk it just heats it to the correct temp without frothing any of it. What am I doing wrong? Please help me...thanks beforehand.

  • jroujinsky Apr 29, 2009

    I have the same issue.
    Suddenly the machine stopped frothing the milk, though was doing that perfecrtly before. There is good pressure of steam but milk is only getting hot.
    In the past I had a problem with the wand, the plastic tube within it was moving and that caused problem with forthing.
    I got it replaced and since then it was working perfectly again.
    But this time everything seems to be OK, except the fact that it is not frothing the milk.

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  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    It's not frothing the milk anymore

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Remove the black plastic outer sleeve of the Frothing Wand (some models have a metal outer sleeve). If done correctly, the “sleeve” has been removed, but the inner wand with red or black washer, is still connected to the machine.
2) The part of the sleeve assembly that you have removed is comprised of 2 pieces, the frothing sleeve and the center piece. The center piece can be seen if you look into the top of the wand.
3) Using a pencil (eraser end), or similar shaped object, push down on the center piece until an audible “click” is heard. The “click” means that the centerpiece is back into the proper position. When in the proper position, the center piece visibly sticks out the bottom of the sleeve about ¼-inch. It looks like a bird beak.
4) Now put the sleeve back on the machine and your machine should be ready to froth again.

As for the milk island, translaltion from the italian solution using google and drying all the parts works

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Hi,

Make sure the edge on the steam pipe are in place.

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