Starbucks Barista Pump Replacement

Student-Created Guide

Student-Created Guide

An awesome student from our education program made this guide. It is not managed by iFixit staff.

This guide will teach you how to replace the Barista pump.

  • Author: Alex
  • Difficulty: Moderate

The pump is used to take the water from the reservoir to the portafilter and steam wand.

Edit Step 1 Pump  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Pump  ¶ 

  • First remove all six screws on the back panel.

  • Remove the back panel, then set it aside.

  • Remove the two screws holding the bottom panel in place.

  • Remove the bottom panel, then set it aside.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Pull the drip tray out, then set it aside.

  • Turn the brew unit clockwise to unscrew.

  • Pull the tube that goes into water reservoir out.

  • Slide the water reservoir out through the front of the barista to remove it.

  • Remove the top tray from the backside.

Edit Step 3  ¶ 

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Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • Use an adjustable wrench to unscrew the connection tube between the pump and the boiler.

  • Pull off both tubes connecting on each side of the pump.

  • Remove the 3 electrical connectors from the pump.

Edit Step 4  ¶ 

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Edit Step 4  ¶ 

  • Unscrew the two mounting bolts.

  • Remove the pump unit from the Barista.

  • Pull off the yellow end of the pump and unscrew T-shaped end.

  • See the links section of the device page for where to purchase a new pump.

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

For more information, check out the Starbucks Barista device page.

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What is meant by "See the links section of the device page for where to purchase a new pump"? Which device page on which website? Are you not able to just post the link? Which type/model of pump is required?

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