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PRONTO ME717 – COMMON FAULT RESOLVED

This was the first Pronto machine I’ve met, but it’s reputation preceded it, so I knew what to expect. A mate in the industry asked me why I wanted to get involved with these machines and the best answer I can think of is that I want to keep some plastic out of the ocean.Seriously
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REPAIRING A NO POWER FAULT IN THE DELONGHI MAGNIFICA ECAM 3.110.SB

How to resolve this issue without replacing the power board. No POWER, This is a very common issue in this Delonghi model. The new Power Boards no longer have the old fashioned iron core transformer but instead utilise a switch mode power supply, which are prone to power spikes. I often find this issue associated
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jura-error-4

JURA X9 – ERROR 4 RESOLVED

If you google the Jura Error 4 message, you will learn that it refers to the Steam Boiler/Thermoblock temperature issue. The usual advice is to replace the NTC Sensor. But what if you do replace the NTC sensor and it still does not resolve the issue and you still have error 4 on the display?
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delonghi-flow-issues

BEWARE THE TRICKY ULKA PUMP?

I’ve been repairing coffee machines for a long time now and I already know that when it comes to flow issues in coffee machines, the pump is a prime suspect. But the other day I got tricked again and wasted an hour looking for a blockage in a Delonghi machine that did not exist. Just
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WHICH COFFEE MACHINE IS BEST FOR MY BAKERY?

WHICH COFFEE MACHINE IS BEST FOR MY BAKERY?

So you own a Bakery and just like 7-Eleven you have worked out that coffee gets people in the door. Take away coffee of a reasonable quality will draw in customers who will also grab a couple of pies. Trust me they will come back for more if your coffee soothe’s their caffeine addiction and
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PRODUCT REVIEW – MEROL ME-712 COFFEE MACHINE

PRODUCT REVIEW – MEROL ME-712 COFFEE MACHINE Introduction When I first unboxed the Merol ME-712 coffee machine, I was a little disappointed. The plastic shell did not look very robust and it slightly lacked the style of the European machines. But as I will explain, don’t judge a book by its cover, or what ever
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pump fix for breville bes 900

BREVILLE BES 900 – PUMP STUCK ON

HELP – WHEN I TURN ON MY BREVILLE BES 900 THE PUMP WON’T STOP! Yeah this happened to me too! When I turned on this machine,  the main coffee pump ran continuously, just would not stop. I found a nice quick solution and here it is. If you have this issue, don’t go out and
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bes920

BREVILLE BES-920 GURGLING OVER TEMP ERROR FIXED

This over temp problem with the BES-920 presents as a rumbling gurgling sound and then the machine goes over the set 93 degree temperature and switches off. It’s annoying as the occurrence of the fault becomes more frequent and interrupts coffee production at crucial times. Like first thing in the morning. I have had a
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LaMarzocco Linea Mini Service

La Marzocco Linea Mini – 12 Monthly PM – DIY Guide

INTRODUCTION The LINEA MINI is a top of the line domestic coffee machine, with twin boiler PID temperature control. I do not see them often, this one came in from a regular customer for it’s 12 Monthly PM. La Marzocco have a 13 point 12 monthly service plan. As I was new to the machine
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breville-bs200-steam-issue

BREVILLE BES 840 STEAM NOT WATER ISSUE SOLVED

The solution to this problem was so simple, yet I wasted a lot of time making it difficult. A customer and his wife dropped a Breville BES 840 machine in and wanted to know on the spot if it was worth fixing. The wife was chomping at the bit to purchase a new machine she
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