[Homeroast] Astoria auto-fill problem

Mike Koenig koenig.mike at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 13:47:17 CDT 2016


Ivan,

You can still try to ground the auto fill wire to see if it stops the pump even before your part arrives  

Good luck. 

--mike

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> On Apr 25, 2016, at 2:42 PM, sci <scizen at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> mike,
> Thanks, I'll try that. I removed the probe, and it looks good, no scale.
> However the fitting cracked, so I have a new one on the way from
> EspressoParts. When it arrives, I'll install and see what happens. If water
> is too pure ( I do have a filtration system on it, but it's been on there a
> long time with no issues), I'll try an unfiltered source.
> 
> 
> 
> Ivan,
> 
> 
> The simplest thing to check is the auto fill probe. If it's corroded it may
> not be sensing the water level properly.
> 
> 
> To troubleshoot take the connector off the probe and touch the boiler.  If
> everything else is working the pump should stop.
> 
> 
> Another problem could be that the water in the boiler is too pure and can't
> conduct enough to sense the water level.
> 
> 
> --mike
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