Dream pump not working

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ibnedaood
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Dream pump not working

Post by ibnedaood » Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:16 am

Hi guys...
My La Spaziale S1 Dream pump is not working.
When I take a shot " low pump pressure " message appear.
While the water in the line is coming under the right pressure.
Please help...

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chas
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Re: Dream pump not working

Post by chas » Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:54 pm

What pressure shows on the gauge? Have you tried adjusting the pump pressure?
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ibnedaood
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Re: Dream pump not working

Post by ibnedaood » Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:40 pm

Line Pressure shows on the display 2 to 2.4 bar and at this pressure Has been working well for the last seven months.
Yes I also tried to re adjust the pump pressure but the real problem is that the pump is not active at all
I was back flashing after drinking coffee when the pump suddenly stopped and a " Low pump pressure " message appeared on the display.

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Re: Dream pump not working

Post by chas » Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:06 am

More questions...

1) How long did it work right before it failed? i.e. is it still under warranty?

2) Can you pull hot water so that the pump runs to refill the steam boiler? if not, it's likely to be the pump motor or the pump has seized.

3) If you press the one-cup or two-cup buttons does the 3-way solenoid click. If not, it's probably not the pump or the motor.

4) If you disconnect the collar that attachs the pump to the motor can you rotate the pump by hand?
You may actually have to diconnect both water lines and remove the pump to gain access to the pump shaft.
That will tell you if it is the pump. Also, if you diconnect them and then try to pull a shot you should here the motor running.
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LM GS/3 & LaSpaziale Dream v 1.23 (US 120V)
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