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Espresso machine My Philips HD5661 hasn't been used for some months and i can't open the water reservoir. There was a little water in it so i don't think it "melted down".

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Hi, where can i find a steam tube (plastic) for my philips hd-5661 machine?

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Sometimes the rubber seals on these can be very "stuck" after not being opened for a while - about the best way to free them is to pour a little hot (near boiling) water around the outside of the lid to soften up the seal, make sure you are trying to turn it the right way (anti-clockwise) and give it a little force. You can help prevent this in future by lightly greasing the seal with a tiny bit of vegetable oil - sunflower oil works fine but most should do the job. if the rubber seal looks very distorted or cracked then take it to a hardware store and see if they can find something the right size or try philips support from the same link below. get the user manual here (sorry not available in english, but is available in most other main languages) Hope this helps :)

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