ECM Synchronika: Steam or Hot Water Stops Even When There is Boiler Pressure

Learn what to do when the gauge on an ECM Synchronika espresso machine reads good steam pressure, but the machine is producing little to no steam or hot water.

If you have good steam pressure according to the gauge on your machine, and are also experiencing one of both of the following issues, it may be that this part in the steam valve (part number: ECM-P6003.9) has to be replaced:

  1. Start off with good steam pressure or hot water flow before the steam pressure or water flow weakens or stops completely.
  2. Get no steam or hot water out of your wands.

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In the image above, you can see the top black seal is pushing out of the brass holder. The seal pictured below is an example of what the seal should look like.

For help removing your machine's housing, then accessing the valve so you can replace the plug, check out the following support articles:

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