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Introduction

In order to access the internal components such as electronics, heater, pump and flow meter, the inner frame must be removed from the outer housing. This guide shows how to do it.

  1. Disconnect the power plug!
    • Disconnect the power plug!

    • Remove the water tank.

    • Remove all the coffee beans.

    • Remove the brewing assembly.

    • Remove the drip tray and the coffee grounds drawer.

  2. Pry up with a plastic opening tool at the bottom edge of the chrome-plated cover to lift up the coffee dispensing spout. This cover is often very tight, so you have to pry hard and hope that the part does not break. When the lower edge of the spout is released, you can pry on the side edge until the chrome cover comes off completely. When the lower edge of the spout is released, you can pry on the side edge until the chrome cover comes off completely.
    • Pry up with a plastic opening tool at the bottom edge of the chrome-plated cover to lift up the coffee dispensing spout. This cover is often very tight, so you have to pry hard and hope that the part does not break.

    • When the lower edge of the spout is released, you can pry on the side edge until the chrome cover comes off completely.

  3. Remove the Torx T10 screw at the top edge of the coffee dispensing spout. Remove the Torx T10 screw at the top edge of the coffee dispensing spout.
    • Remove the Torx T10 screw at the top edge of the coffee dispensing spout.

  4. Lift off the black cover over the coffee dispensing spout. The sliding nozzles will come off at the same time. Lift off the black cover over the coffee dispensing spout. The sliding nozzles will come off at the same time.
    • Lift off the black cover over the coffee dispensing spout. The sliding nozzles will come off at the same time.

  5. Remove both Torx T10 screws on the left and right at the bottom edge of the coffee dispensing spout.
    • Remove both Torx T10 screws on the left and right at the bottom edge of the coffee dispensing spout.

    • Pull off the hot water dispensing spout.

  6. Remove the Torx T20 screw on the finger guard of the grinder. Remove the finger guard. If the screws are covered with coffee remains, you should first clean them with a needle and a vacuum cleaner.
    • Remove the Torx T20 screw on the finger guard of the grinder. Remove the finger guard.

    • If the screws are covered with coffee remains, you should first clean them with a needle and a vacuum cleaner.

    • Remove three Torx T10 screws in the bean container.

  7. Remove the three Torx T10 screws under the water tank.
    • Remove the three Torx T10 screws under the water tank.

  8. Grab the upper cover on the sides and lift it up. The cover is still connected with a cable and a tube. Take off the silicone tube.
    • Grab the upper cover on the sides and lift it up.

    • The cover is still connected with a cable and a tube.

    • Take off the silicone tube.

  9. Remove the water level sensor cable from its brackets.
    • Remove the water level sensor cable from its brackets.

    • Carefully remove the plug from the water level sensor.

    • The cover is now free and can be removed.

  10. Open the service Dior. Remove five Torx T10 screws. Remove five Torx T10 screws.
    • Open the service Dior.

    • Remove five Torx T10 screws.

  11. Remove one T10 Torx screw securing the top of the grinder.
    • Remove one T10 Torx screw securing the top of the grinder.

  12. If you haven't already done so: Unscrew the center Torx T10 screw at the bottom of the coffee spout distributor. Unscrew the Torx T10 screw in the middle left front.
    • If you haven't already done so: Unscrew the center Torx T10 screw at the bottom of the coffee spout distributor.

    • Unscrew the Torx T10 screw in the middle left front.

    • Lift the service door up and remove it.

  13. Unscrew the Torx T10 screw securing the coffee spout distributor inside. Unscrew the Torx T10 screw securing the coffee spout distributor inside.
    • Unscrew the Torx T10 screw securing the coffee spout distributor inside.

  14. Lift the coffee spout distributor up and remove it.
    • Lift the coffee spout distributor up and remove it.

    • The coffee spout distributor tends to be dirty. Open it and clean it thorougly.

  15. You should now be able to lift the inner frame out of the outer one. On some models, it is still attached with other screws.
    • You should now be able to lift the inner frame out of the outer one. On some models, it is still attached with other screws.

    • Lift the inner frame up and remove it from the outer case. It may get stuck a bit, help with a plastic lever tool.

  16. This is what the inner frame looks like from three sides. All components are easily accessible, especially the pump, the flowmeter and the heater. This is what the inner frame looks like from three sides. All components are easily accessible, especially the pump, the flowmeter and the heater. This is what the inner frame looks like from three sides. All components are easily accessible, especially the pump, the flowmeter and the heater.
    • This is what the inner frame looks like from three sides. All components are easily accessible, especially the pump, the flowmeter and the heater.

  17. And this is what the completely gutted outer case looks like. It can now be cleaned well.
    • And this is what the completely gutted outer case looks like. It can now be cleaned well.

Conclusion

Repeat the steps in reverse order to reassemble your device.

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For the Saeco Pico Barista, it is pretty much the same…

This manual was a big help to fix the unit (t° sensor on boiler had to be replaced).

Thx !

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