Electrical Service

Rancilio Silvia Pro or Pro X: Replacing the PID

If your PID has gone bad, or is otherwise faulty, you may need to replace it. Here's how

You'll need:

- Small phillips head screwdriver


First, you'll need to remove the top panel from the machine. At the front of the machine, you'll see your PID box.Rancilio-Silvia-Pro-PID-FrontRancilio-Silvia-Pro-PID

There are two screws on the back of the box fastening it through the front of the machine. Remove these two screws.Rancilio-Silvia-Pro-PID-Screws

Slide the back casing of the box off over the length of ribbon wireRancilio-Silvia-Pro-PID-Back-slide-off

Pull the front of the PID panel through the front of the machineRancilio-Silvia-Pro-PID-removal

Unplug the ribbon wire from the front half of the PIDRancilio-Silvia-Pro-PID-Unplugged

Slide the back casing of the PID off of the ribbon wire.Rancilio-Silvia-Pro-PID-Back-Removal


To install your new PID, follow these instructions in reverse. If you have any questions, reach out to us at support@clivecoffee.com