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ECM Synchronika: Draining the Boilers

Below you will find step-by-step instructions and images for how to drain the boilers of your ECM Synchronika Espresso Machine.

Tools Needed:

  • Pitcher (1 quart)
  • Bowl or measuring cup (at least 1 pint capacity)

 

ECM Synchronika: Draining the Boilers

2. Heat Machine fully. Remove top cup tray, water tank, drip tray, and unplug machine.

ECM Synchronika: Draining the Boilers

 

3. While standing in front of the machine tip it towards you, it should almost balance between the frame and the front legs. Hold the machine in place with one hand.

4. Place bowl/measuring cup beneath group head, open brew lever. You should see close to 2 cups come out, it may take a few minutes as water comes out at a trickle. Close brew lever.

ECM Synchronika: Draining the Boilers

 

5. Set the machine back down, place a pitcher beneath the hot water tap. Open hot water valve allowing steam and water to come out. Once no more steam/water is coming out close hot water tap.

ECM Synchronika: Draining the Boilers

 

6. Allow machine to cool. Make sure "power" and "steam" switches are in the "off" position, as well all valves are closed (steam/hot water/group).