Steam Valve / Wand Leak – Rancilio Silvia

Unplug the machine and allow to cool if hot.

  1. If the leak occurs from the steam tip hole(s) when extracting or idle, then you need to rebuild the valve with the following:
    • 36-301-102 – 1 of these,
    • 36-402-001 – minimum of 4 or even more as these break – 2 are needed for the steam pipe and 2 are needed for the internal stem in the valve,
    • 39-900-001 – the clip on the end of the steam knob may need to be replaced.
  2. If the leak occurs from the steam wand where it meets the steam valve inside, then you need to the following:
    • (for swivel wands)
      • 36-402-001 – minimum of 2 or even more as these break.
    • (for multi-directional wands)
  3. If the leak occurs from the steam valve stem/knob, then you need to rebuild the valve with the following:
    • 36-301-102 – 1 of these,
    • 36-402-001 – minimum of 4 or even more as these break – 2 are needed for the steam pipe and 2 are needed for the internal stem in the valve,
    • 39-900-001– the clip on the end of the steam knob may need to be replaced.