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Introduction

This replacement may be needed if the water pump is still functioning, but there are still problems with the flow of water.

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    • Flip open the top panel to reveal water reservoir.

    • Grab the water reservoir by the handle and lift out.

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    • Flip the device on its head.

    • Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, unscrew the four 12 mm screws found at each corner of the bottom panel.

    • Lift the panel off or flip the device over and let the panel drop out.

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    • Before flipping the device, removed the black container and grill.

    • Flip the device on its head, front end facing you.

    • Using the Phillips #2 unscrew the two 52 mm screws found underneath the top portion of the device.

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    • Flip the device back to its proper orientation.

    • Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver remove the two 52 mm screws found on the lip next to the reservoir.

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    • Insert the two plastic opening tools beneath the top knob.

    • Use the two plastic opening tools as leverage to lift the top knob off.

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    • Grasp the lid firmly with both hands.

    • Pull mightily with both hands away from the device.

    • If you hear a slight snapping sound, it is supposed to do that.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to push in the slot on the back panel while lifting.

    • Similarly, reach into where the reservoir used to be and insert a plastic spudger underneath the inside panel.

    • We recommend to not use your fingers for this step because there is a chance they will be pinched.

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    • You are now ready to lift the top off.

    • Place one hand near the back, the other at the front, and lift.

    • You may want to lift the front and back individually by pulling one a little off the part before the other. Afterwards, lifting the top off entirely will be easier.

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    • Flip the device and remove one end of the tube from the water reservoir hole.

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    • Pull the tube through the chamber with the water pump so it comes out of the top end.

    • Twist the valve counterclockwise while pulling gently.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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4 commentaires

I done this earlier today without the guide after it started to leak after descaling the machine , so i fixed it by taking valve apart an putting back together it worked once before leaking again , im just concerned it will just go again if i replace the safety valve , im wondering if scale has moved an is blocking and causing valve to leak? any ideas?

Russell L - Réponse

Great description! Is the water valve ever used to control brew pressure?

Thatcher Drake - Réponse

Great guide!, carefull the water valve has inside, two small orings, don´t loss it. Muy buena guia, hice todo lo indicado y funciono perfectamente, mi máquina comenzo a gotear agua por dentro y gracias a este manual pude encontrar la falla, que es la válvula, tengo con la maquina mas de 7 años y hasta ahora fallo, la válvula por ser de plastico no se puede reparar, pero se consiguen las partes en ereplacementparts.com. Solo un comentario la valvula tiene 2 orings pequeños, así que tengan cuidado cuando la saquen no se les pierdan.

Nelson Troyano - Réponse

I update my comment, the spare part for the valve has arrived (ereplacementparts.com), I replaced it and everything is perfect, I can drink my espresso again.

Actualizo mi comentario, ya me llego el repuesto de la válvula (ereplacementparts.com), lo reemplace y todo perfecto, de nuevo puedo tomar mi expresso.

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