Learn how to do general maintenance of steam and hot water taps on the ECM Synchronika semi-automatic espresso machine. Included videos show how to fix squeaks, leaks and droopy wands, as well as how to remove and install the housing of your machine.
ECM Synchronika: Servicing Steam and Hot Water Valves
Leaks Coming From Between the Valve and Front Panel
If you have a leak coming down the front of the machine from just under the steam or hot water valve, there is a problem with an O-ring. They are is accessible from the back of the valve and need to be removed from the machine to be accessed.
For information on this process, follow the instructions in step 5 "Rear of Valve Service (10:05)" of the "ECM Synchronika: Servicing Steam and Hot Water Valves" video above. Parts information can be found at the end of this article.
More information on rebuild kits can also be found in our "E61 Lever Squeaks or is Hard to Move" support article.
Additionally, the video below shows how to remove and install the outer housing panels on your machine, if needed:
ECM Synchronika: How to Remove and Install Housing
Included below is the exploded diagram of the valves and wands of your machine, as well as a list of part names:
Please be aware that not all parts listed above are available on our website. So, if you need anything please call (585) 924-7170 (Option 1) to have a sales representative help set up an order.
- Seal Valve Connection (P6070.4)
- E61 Group Basic Rebuild Kit
- E61 Group Moderate Rebuild Kit
- E61 Group Major Rebuild Kit