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Steamer tube came off

After steaming some milk, I tried to slide the panarello covering to clean it, and the metal tube came out. I tried pushing it back into the white plastic piece that it attaches to (I think it is actually a teflon tube called a steam valve), but it will not stay in place. Is there a trick to it?

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  • gmawe Aug 07, 2008

    Thanks for the suggestion. I don't think the gasket is getting in the way. I can put the metal steam tube up into the teflon housing. However, I cannot find a cotter pin. Perhaps it popped off when the tube first came out. I have seen that you can buy the whole steamer assembly for about $30. Is there any way I can just replace the cotter pin?

  • gmawe Aug 15, 2008

    It seems that the clip that holds the metal steamer tube in place is a customized part. I found a clip at a local hardware store that fits that part of the tube, but it does not fit through the slot in the teflon housing that the metal steamer tube goes into.

    Does anyone know where I can get such a clip? I have seen steamer assembly packages online for $30, which have everything including the clip, but I would obviously rather avoid purchasing the entire assembly.


  • gmawe Aug 15, 2008

    I found the part on an explosion diagram on the Cerini Coffee web site. It is called a "Spring Clip for Steam Tube" and the part number is 12674018. I ordered it from them and hopefully that will take care of it.

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Hi,

Make sure the gasket in the teflon not is blocking the hole, take out the gasket and put it on the metal. Set the metal back in the steam valve and secure it with the cotter.

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

  • Mirko Blas
    Mirko Blas Aug 07, 2008

    Hi,



    You can go to a store and if you can find a cotter that fits, it shall fits in the two slided hole in the teflon.

  • Mirko Blas
    Mirko Blas Aug 15, 2008

    Hi,



    I´m look at the Saeco spare part document and find it.



    They have spare part number 126764018 so it should be the same.



    Hope you get your coffee soon:-)



    Have a nice day

    /Mirran

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