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X5 espresso machine help

I just got my espresso machine and i can't get any water throught the system. the water-intake tube dosen't seem to stay in very well and when it is in, it dosen't take any water up into the machine.... is there some hole i should be trying to get the tube in inside the machine.?

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When the machine is cool, make sure the intake tube is submerged in the water, open the steam valve and then activate the pump. If the pump does not siphon water after 20-30 seconds then try to force air into to intake tube (compressed air, no more than 10 psi)

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