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Saeco Royal Cappucinno coffee maker Problem "Ventilate" says pump is faulty but thats it can it be fixed without replacing the pump?.

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  • Anonymous May 28, 2008

    Sorry you felt I rated you badly but the options are limited. This new information is allot more helpful, Thanks...........Cyril



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Nope. It can be the pump or the flow meter to be honest. What the machine is really saying is there's a blockage or lack of flow threw the system so it blames the pump.

It could be either or and there is no way to fix it other then sending it out.

Posted on May 22, 2008

  • alex cataldo May 26, 2008

    I'm sorry you felt my solution wasn't acceptable.

    My company has been repairing saeco's for a little over 10 years now and I was being honest.

    By all means try replacing the pump yourself. its a ulka pump, easily found online.

    There's six screws on the royal. 2 under the water tank, 2 on the grinder bean holder, and 2 in the front bezel in the middle. Left and right sides.

    The flowmeter is a little U shaped white plastic component connected to the pump. guessed it, the flow of water into the machine.

    If you haven't descaled or taken care of the machine or if its not on a surge protector. 95% chance thats the reason it started. Ulka's do go out fairly often.

    Almost all home machines use this pump.



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