Use a Posidriv Not Philips screwdriver to remove the screw underneath the group head. The assembly including the old seal may then be removed. Take note of the orientation of the old seal. Wipe away old coffee grounds and replace the seal with a new one by reversing the above procedure.
Posidriv screwdriver. A small mirror and a torch are also useful.
Remove rear cover remove bottom hose remove top retaining hose clip and hose from pump. Remove pomp from flexible supports. Unscrew top hose coupling from old pump and fit to new pump. Reverse procedure to fit new pump.
Remove the screws from the sides of the rear plastic cover.
Use a flat object back of a knife paint scraper or similar to flatten down the plastic tabs that stick up from the plastic cover behind the SS top lip. Beginning from one side and working towards the other.
As you flatten each one prise the cover out slightly from the stainless steel top plate. This should release the back cover as soon as you have flattened the final tab.
The tabs have enough resilience to regain enough of their original shape so they can be replaced when the job is finished.
Leave the old pump in place. use a pair of side cutting pliers to snip the cable tie from the water tube on the pump inlet. Its easiest to snip off the locking tab rather than trying to cut the tie somewhere in the middle.
Remove the tube from the input.
Use a spanner to disconnect the output hose from the pump outlet.
Note position of the two spade connectors providing the electrical power to the pump. Remove each and connect to the new pump in turn.
Remove the old pump from its rubber mounts and position the new pump in its place.
Connect the inlet hose to the new pump.
Place a cable tie around the inlet hose above the grooves in the pumps inlet pipe.
Use a pair of pliers to hold the locking end of the cable tie in place and tighten the tie using a second set of pliers to pull it tight.
Before replacing the rear cover connect to power and carefully run a small amount of water through the system to check for leaks.
Next make a proper cup of coffee to check that the connection is secure under pressure.
If all is well disconnect power and replace the rear cover.
Machine is now functional.
One pair long-nosed pliers
One pair side-cut pliers
Spanner open ended appropriate size
Pay attention to the orientation of the knob relative to the groove of the plastic channel you will be inserting into. Screw the two plastic parts together with the provided screw. Then clip the assembled knob into the body of the machine using a small flat head screw driver to push the clips in.
Remove rear water tank and loose components. Tip unit on its back for access. Using a No 2 dumpy Phillips screwdriver remove 4 screws holding the assembly in place. Clean and re-fit unit. Esay job. Good idea to replace seal and clean head unit at this time. Run a good litre of hot water through the system before using.
Unscrew steam wand replace o ring replace wand and tighten.
For brew head seal remove mesh with Phillips head screwdriver remove seal from mesh and replace ensuring it is on the correct way. Replace mesh and tighten.