Saeco espresso machine troubleshooting

The brand Saeco appeared in the 1981 in Bologna, Italy, along with the company of the same name. This manufacturer is known as a developer of equipment for making coffee: from the simplest coffee makers to coffee machines and automatic systems for drinks to be installed in public places. The brand Saeco holds leading positions everywhere in sales of coffee products. This also happens due to the convenient troubleshooting system, which helps in case of malfunction of Saeco units. Find it below in a table.

Saeco 711714009 espresso machine troubleshooting

Problem Possible causes Solutions
The machine does not workThe machine is not properly connected to the power supplyConnect the machine correctly to the power supply
The pump is too noisyThere is not enough water In the tank (para. 4.5)Fill up the tank
The coffee is too coldThe LED of the coffee switch (4) was lit when switch (4) was pressed.Wait until the LED of the coffee switch (4) switches off.
The filter holder was not in place while heating up the machine (para.5)Warm up the filter holder
The milk does not froth upYou are using the wrong type of milkCheck the fat content of the milk
The coffee flow is too fast, and it does not make a creamy coffeeThere is not enough coffee in the filter holder or the coffee is not ground finely enoughAdd coffee (para. 5)
The coffee is old or unsuitableTry a different blend (Ch.6)
The coffee does not flow or only dripsThere is not enough water In the machineAdd water (para.4.5)
The coffee is too finely groundChange type of coffee
Coffee is stuck in the filter holderLoosen it
There is too much coffee in the filter holderScoop some of it out using the coffee measure
The 'Hot water/steam' knob (6) is openClose it
The machine needs descalingDescale it (Ch. 10)
The upper filter is blockedClean the filter element
The filter in the filter holder is blockedClean the filter (Ch.9)
Coffee is leaking from the filter edgesThe filter holder has not been fitted correctly into the coffee outlet socketInsert the filter holder correctly (para.5.1-5.2)
The top edge of the filter holder is dirtyClean the edges of the filter holder
The boiler washer is dirty or worn outClean or change the washer
There is too much coffee in the filter holderScoop some of it out using the coffee measure

Saeco AROMA COMPACT SE espresso machine troubleshooting

PROBLEMCAUSEREMEDY
Machine switch off1. Mains switch off1. position the machine switch to position ON
2. Machine switch off2. position the machine switch to position 1
3. Incorrect electrical mains connection3. contact specialized personnel in order to check the connection
No wafer in boiler1. Mains tap closed1. open the mains tap
2. Clogged pump filter2. replace the filter
3. Motor driven pump not in operation3. contact specialized personnel
No unit deliver/1. mains tap closed1. open the mains tap
2. motor driven pump out of order2. contact specialized personnel
3. clogged giggler3. contact specialized personnel
4. burnt control box fuse4. contact specialized personnel
5. unit solenoid valve out of order5. contact specialized personnel
6. unit switch out of order6. contact specialized personnel
Steam fails to come out of the nozzle1. too much water in boiler1. see specific problem
2. damaged resistance2. contact specialized personnel
3. clogged sprayer element3. clean the sprayer element
4. resistance saver engaged4. reinsert the resistance
Too much water in the boiler1. the motor driven pump remains engaged1. contact specialized personnel
2. perforated exchanger2. contact specialized personnel
3. automatic charge solenoid valve blocked3. contact specialized personnel
Signs of water leakage on bench1. dirty drain tray1. clean the try
2. drainage pipe dogged or detached2. replace the drainage pipe
3. other leakage3. contact specialized personnel
Wet coffee dregs1. Grinding regulated too fine1. Adjust grinding value
2. Unit still cold2. wait for the machine to reach the correct temperature
3. Solenoid valve fails to discharge3. contact specialized personnel
Coffee dispensing too slow1. grinding element set too fine1. Adjust the grinder
2. dirty filter-holder2. replace the filter and undertake more frequent filter-holder cleaning
3. clogged unit3. contact specialized personnel
4. gigleur or solenoid valve partially clogged4. contact specialized personnel
Coffee dispensing too fast1. grinder is regulated too large1. regulate the grinding
Coffee delivered cold1. Lime scale present on the exchangers or the resistances1. contact specialized personnel
2. oxidized pressure switch contacts2. contact specialized personnel
3. defective electrical connection3. contact specialized personnel
4. partially burnt out resistance4. replace the resistance element
Coffee delivered too hot1. incorrect pressure switch calibration1. regulate the pressure switch b/ means of the relative screw (chap. 6.2)

Saeco Nina Bar espresso machine troubleshooting

FAULTPOSSIBLE CAUSESSOLUTION
The machine does not switch onNo power supplyCheck the electrical circuit
The machine does not warm upThe thermostats have intervenedReplace the thermostats (if of the One shot type)
If they are manual, reset them
If they are automatic, they are reset automatically
The power supply does not reach the boilerCheck the electrical connections
The pump is very noisyThere is no water in the tank Fill the tank
The pump has disengaged from the supportsInsert the pump into the supports once again
The silicone pipe that carries the water from the tank to the pump is pinched or blockedCheck the water circuit
The coffee is too coldThe filter holder is not inserted for the pre-heating process The cups are coldRun hot water through the filter holder
Pre-heat the cups with hot water
The milk does not frothThe milk is not suitable (powdered or skimmed milk)Use whole milk
Dirty nozzle or Cappuccino makerCarefully dean the nozzle or the cappuccino maker with water
The coffee flows too quickly and does not form the creamLittle coffee in the filter holder Increase the quantity
Grinding level too coarse Use a different mixture
There is a missing component in the filter holderVerify that all the components are in place and installed correctly
The coffee does not flow or it flows in dropsGrinding level too fineUse a different mixture
The coffee is pressed too much in the filter holderAgitate the coffee
Too much coffee in the filter holder Reduce the amount of coffee
Blocked water channels Descale the machine
Blocked filter in the filter holderCarefully dean the filter
The coffee does not flow from the edgesThe filter holder has been inserted incorrectly into the coffee dispensing unit Insert the filter holder correctly
The upper border of the filter holder is dirtyClean the edges of the filter holder
The seal of the boiler is dirty or wornClean or replace the seal
Too much coffee in the filter holderReduce the amount of coffee

 

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