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Breville Cafe Roma - F Paradis's Review
Posted: March 14, 2011, 8:33pm
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Breville Cafe Roma ESP8XL
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Arrow The Breville Cafe Roma has 41 Reviews
Arrow The Breville Cafe Roma has been rated 7.19 overall by our member reviewers
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Ben Egger 10.00
Charles Gauthier 10.00
Don Ferron 9.00
Marc Tischler 8.50
Dean W 8.33

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 3.6
Manufacturer: Breville Quality: 1
Average Price: $249.00 Usability: 5
Price Paid: $250.00 Cost vs. Value 5
Where Bought: Home Outfitters Aesthetics 5
Owned for: 1 year Overall 2
Writer's Expertise: Just starting Would Buy Again: No
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Bottom Line: HEATER ELEMENT PROBLEM
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Have had this machine for over a year, and had been quite happy with it.  Then the heater stopped working.  With the warranty expired, I took the machine apart and found one of the fast-on connectors to the heating element had worked its way loose;  not a good thing, as this caused arcing across the loose connection, and burned out both the wiring crimp connector and the heating element connector.  Probably not a real fire hazard, but won't rule that out completely.  If your machine is no longer heating the water, then you may have a similar problem.

For pictures of the burned out connectors, email me at fcjn@live.ca

By the way, calls to customer service did not result in any satisfaction, compensation, or apologies whatsoever.

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