S1 Mini Machine not reaching temperature

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S1 Mini Machine not reaching temperature

Post by archiballz » Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:30 pm

I have a 2009 Mini that was relatively unused til I got it this year. It worked fine up til yesterday but today when I put it on, the boiler light and the 95 degree light kept blinking and even after an hour the machine did not reach temperature. Furthermore, the boiler does not make any sound when I put the machine on, nor does it refill when I drain water through the group head. Any ideas what's going on?

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Re: Machine not reaching temperature

Post by chas » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:39 am

If the group boilers don't start heating within 5 minutes after turning the machine on you should be getting a specific alarm and it sounds like you aren't. Therefore, there's a chance that your controller board has gotten itself in a weird state and needs to be reset. The only way to do that is to unplug the machine for at least 10s and then plug it back in.
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Re: Machine not reaching temperature

Post by archiballz » Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:00 pm

I did this and it doesn't seem to be working. Also today, the 120 degree light and the boiler light we're both on.

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Re: Machine not reaching temperature

Post by chas » Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:36 pm

On steady or blinking?
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Re: Machine not reaching temperature

Post by archiballz » Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:23 pm

chas wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:36 pm
On steady or blinking?
It's steady

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Re: S1 Mini Machine not reaching temperature

Post by chas » Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:42 am

This doesn't sound like an issue that has been previously reported or resolved on this forum. The first thing you should do it take all the covers off and be sure that the cables between the controller box and the front panel are not loose. There seems to be an issue with either the controller or the front panel. Loose cables are possible and also the easiest thing to check for. If it is a cable issue, it can't be completely disconnected or else your probably not get any lights at all on the front panel.
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