An easy to use home Espresso machine created by Saeco and rebranded for Starbucks. This machine is excellent for every day espresso drinkers and has an excellent build and product life.

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no water out the brewhead

everything works, but the water coming out of the brewhead is a couple drops? do i need to disassemble the brew head and clean?

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When you say brewhead you mean without the portafilter in place, correct?

If the water flow from the wand is fine then there probably is a blockage in the brewhead passage; if so it's most likely to be calcium and you might be able to fix the issue by descaling the machine. If this doesn't help then removing the screen, boiler screw and spring/valve assembly should allow you to inspect and clear whatever the blockage is.

If the flow from the wand is poor then you could be looking at a larger calcium buildup or a failing pump. I would still run a descale cycle first before purchasing a new pump.

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