undisclosedhost Senior Member Joined: 5 Jan 2014 Posts: 2 Location: London Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Sun Jan 5, 2014, 7:53am Subject: Krups XP4020 Espresso Machine
Hello everybody! Need some information on where I'd possibly be able to pick up a replacement pump for the Krups XP4020 Espresso Machine. Found one in very decent condition in a charity shop, paid next to nothing for it (£5!) and wondered if such things like the pump can be replaced. When I go to flush the machine the water doesn't make it through the PF into my cup. I'm guessing the pump is broken unless there's any other suggestions I can try to get the water flowing. I've made sure the water container is firmly in place a few times now thinking I hadn't pushed it down far enough. I understand replacing a pump on such an old machine might not be possible but for the price I paid for the machine I'd be happy to find any alternative to get it working again assuming it's the pump that's gone.
I would not assume it is the pump just yet.... It could be a clogged brew valve or something else in the plumbing path. Does the pump make a buzzing noise when on? Most machines use a common Ulka vibe pump, if it turns out you need to replace.
Does this machine have a plumbing valve on the steam/brew knob? Could be a problem in there too.
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.