Cleaning PID Sensor – Elektra Verve

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If the coffee boiler on the Elektra Verve is overheating, the PID sensor is probably corroded with limescale or purified water. The probe will need to be cleaned.

 

  • Power off your machine and unplug it from the outlet.
  • The machine needs to be fully cooled down.
  • Remove the 4 top cover screws located in the corners.

The PID sensor will LOOK SIMILAR to the probe on the right

  • Disconnect the back 2-pin connector then remove the PID sensor by turning the large nut counterclockwise from the boiler.

BE CAREFUL NOT TO TWIST THE WIRE AS IT WOULD DAMAGE THE WIRE, RESULTING IN NO HEAT ONCE RE-INSTALLED.

  • Take a picture of the inside portion for your reference.
  • Clean with a wire brush (stainless or brass).
  • Place 3 wraps of plumbers tape on threads, and insert in reverse order.
  • Reconnect the 2-pin connector.
  • Put on top cover with 4 screws, and test.If it continues, then a full boiler descale may be needed.
Elektra 06598059 Temperature Probe
Elektra 06598059 Temperature Probe

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