acrawls Senior Member Joined: 25 May 2013 Posts: 1 Location: USA Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Sat May 25, 2013, 9:41am Subject: Need help diagnosing Fracino little gem... from parts
I have a fracino little gem machine that no longer pressurizes or heats water - still turns on, still runs the pump. Unfortunately the machine is in Monrovia, Liberia, far from any espresso machine technicians, and is too heavy to easily carry out of the country. I have just arrived in the US with the components from the machine where I think the fault must be - from the relay to the overheat switch, pressure switch, and heating element, with the wiring in between.
I have been in touch with a Fracino technician in the UK who says if I can just tell him what the fault is, he can fix it. But this is the problem - I don't know how to diagnose the fault.
Any ideas for specifically how to diagnose from parts only, or where to take the machine components in either Nashville TN or Washington DC for help?
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.