A Sad, Sad Day!!

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A Sad, Sad Day!!

Post by JohnB » Thu Mar 05, 2009 7:41 pm

My first real breakdown. :cry: The steam boiler stopped refilling late this afternoon as I was drawing water for my wife's evening tea. After unplugging & reattaching the red fill sensor wire the boiler refilled when I turned it back on but the next time I turned on the tap it was out again. Tried the same trick but no joy. I'll check all the connections & pull the sensor in the morning but since it was recently descaled I doubt it could have a lot of build up on it. At least I can still make espresso!! :grin:
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Re: A Sad, Sad Day!!

Post by oton » Fri Mar 06, 2009 4:24 am

Only 1 year with vivaldi and have a failure already?

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Re: A Sad, Sad Day!!

Post by JohnB » Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:45 am

What do you mean 1 year?? It's been in continuous use for 14 months! No big deal, the flux capacitor had failed but luckily I had a spare in the drawer. Everything is working fine once again.
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Re: A Sad, Sad Day!!

Post by oton » Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:40 am

I mean that your Vivaldi it's only 1 year .. well 14 months.. old, right? For the price of this machine I will expect high build quality and high quality check control in the factory. :confused5:
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Re: A Sad, Sad Day!!

Post by JohnB » Fri Mar 06, 2009 11:54 am

So far it looks like it was nothing more then a loose connection. I had the machine all apart last summer for the board upgrade & descaling so I can't blame the factory if that's all it turns out to be.
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