Top 20 DeLonghi Nespresso EN660 Espresso Machine Questions & Answers

I don't know why my answer posted in the comments section, so here it is in the proper area.

I had the same problem and was ready to send it in for repairs, but I talked to a great guy at Nespresso who helped me fix it myself. The problem was when I pushed the latte button, it would only froth milk for a second or two and then the espresso would start pouring. It basically refused to make a latte. Here's the things he had me do:

1) Descale immediately. I have an older machine, and descaling once a year does NOT cut it. He told me descaling every 5 months at the bare minimum, if your machine is not having any problems at all. Descaling is usually the main problem for lack of froth. I descaled and it seemed like the machine was working better almost immediately. I also ran 4 - 5 tanks of water through the hot water spout and the main espresso part (but mostly this is because it seems to take this much flushing to get the smell of the descaling solution out).

2) Reset your machine to factory settings. I have a classic Lattissima, so this is how you do it on that machine. Turn the machine on and wait until the drink buttons are steady (espresso and hot water buttons are no longer blinking to warm up). Then press and HOLD the power button until the espresso and hot water buttons BLINK THREE TIMES. Then they'll go back to steady again. You're now back to factory settings.

I did notice that I started having the trouble after moving the machine, so I'm not sure which of the above solved the problem. The main thing is it worked and I'm back to yummy lattes!

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First you need to check the capsule container. Make sure that there are not any coffee remains both the liquid of dry coffee since will blocked the capsule to sit in proper place and thus to be press correctly. If you find anything you need to clean them very well with a warm wet sponge (remove machine from plug).

The second possibility is that one part of the lever and capsule container have brake either a plastic part or a metal rod or a spring moved out of place. In this case you need a new capsule container which you can find in this link.

Here is also you machine parts diagram.

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on a N95 fill the water container and take it off the machine if it leaks its just the red seal on the botton but if thats not it put the water container back on full of water,let it sit for a bit,it wil leak out the front or side it will be the dark grey seal in the base were the outlet of the water container sits in, I found this with vmine anyway,it was hard to see it leaking but was a pain in the but!! i will talk to Delonghi or pull the seal out and match one the same

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you probably have a problem with the flowmeter (one circular white, one hose from the tank enters the pump). You must remove the back cover of the machine and see them at the bottom left.
allow it to be opened by spraying and cleaning it.
Good luck

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If you have a self fill cup you can, use that empty, and run CLR or vinegar through it, then several pure water through it.
Also there is this video.

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Your DeLonghi has developed a leak. It is questionable whether an 8 year old coffee maker is economically worth repairing.

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Not clear if loss of steam to milk dispenser or milk dispenser itself clogged.

Try descaling again. Try running the vinegar through tbe machine about 1/2. Then stop tbe machine and allow additional time for the vinegar to work.

Also run a clean cycle using vinegar.

Also try disassembling the milk dispenser and clean manually.

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you have to tern the machine off then to assemble the infuser

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Most likely the heating element would have to be changed the water will not come out till it reaches its temperture

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I'm not sure about your specific machine, but in general:

Make sure you have the correct size and shape filter, measure carefully so as not to overfill, check that the grind is not too fine and plugging the filter. This can cause the filter to overflow and grounds float into the pot.

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iuf yuou have the ESAM 4500 YOU CAN FROM THE MILK CONTAINER , if its older model it dose not .

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Good to hear you had the solution found! I will only type an answer here so the guestion is closed.

Solution: clean out the grinding compartment with a vaccum cleaner, turn the grindknob a few times until it goes smooth again, do a cleaning route and try again.

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