Converting 3.5 to 4.0 – Vibiemme double boiler

  • cut tiewrap #1
  • unplug #2 and #3
  • unscrew #4
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  • unplug #3b and replace with #2
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  • unscrew #5
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  • wrap #6 with teflon tape #6b
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  • screw #6 where #5 was
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  • unscrew #9 and #10 to remove frame #8
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  • take note of all wires attached to old brain unit
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  • take note of all wires attached to old brain unit
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  • take note of all wires attached to new brain unit
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  • take note of all wires attached to new brain unit
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  • new braint unit on top / old brain unit on bottom
    • #11 –> #11b
    • #12 –> #12b
    • #13 –> #13b
    • #14 –> #14b
    • #7 –> #15
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  • new braint unit on left / old brain unit on right
    • #23 –> #23b
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  • take note of all wires attached to new brain unit
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  • #25 long end links to #20? gray on the other end
  • #26 short end link to #21? blue on the other end
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  • #20 gray wire links to #25 long on the other end
  • #21 blue wire link to #26 short on the other end
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  • #27 & #28 long screw side / load 1 & 2
    • #26 –> #27
    • #25 –> #28
  • #29 & #30 short screw side / load 3 & 4
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  • #32 black wire screws into load 4
  • #33 red wire screws into load 3
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  • #34 is the cover for relay
  • #35 is the frame for the brain unit
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  • #34a and #34b hold the cover for the relay
  • #35a and #35b hold the frame for the brain unit
  • #36a and #36b hold the relay – note these 2 won’t be easily removed until you remove the cover #34
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  • now you can move the frame #35 to the side and remove the relay cover #34
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  • now you can hold the nuts #36c and #36d to remove the screws
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  • The new relay will be placed next to the old relay. You will need to drill 2 new holes so both relays can be mounted.
  • First put the 2 relays together. Then measure the distance between the openings where the mounting screws go.
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  • The new holes you will drill is located in the circles as indicated in the picture to the right
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  • Measure existing hole for installed relay from a common point, ex right side and top side. Transfer those measurements 1 3/4 inches away from existing holes.
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  • Drill new holes.
  • WARNING: Make sure any parts and wires are cleared on the other side.
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  • In order for the old relay to fit with the new cover, the wires on load 1 and 2 need to be rotated
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  • Here is a picture of the new positioning of the wires on load 1 and 2
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  • Place the old relay inside the machine aligning with the new drilled holes.
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  • Place the new relay inside the machine next to the old relay.
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  • Plug #31 into the connection next to #13b
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  • Place new cover over the relays
  • 2 new holes need to be drilled to mount the new cover in place.
  • Mark the 2 holes as indictated in the picture.
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  • Drill new holes.
  • WARNING: Make sure any parts and wires are cleared on the other side.
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  • Insert the new relay cover in and screw in place.
  • You can also screw back in the brain unit frame.
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  • Now we need to modify the power switch.
  • Unscrew the switch using an allen key.
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  • Use a flathead screwdriver to remove the plastic bracket and metal frame
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  • Slide the see through rubber covering up to get access to the wires
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  • unscrew the connection with the white wires
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  • There are 2 white wires: 1 thick, 1 thin. Cut the thin wire.
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  • The white wire you just cut is tie wrapped to other wires. Slide the white wire out from the rest.
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  • You can now screw back the connection with the thicker white wire.
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  • On the heating element of the boiler, you will see a thin white wire similar to the one you cut.
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  • Remove the wire from the heating element.
  • Cut the terminal on the end.
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  • Strip the white covering to reveal the wire underneath.
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  • Thread the wire from the switch through the heating element cap.
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  • Twist the 2 wires together.
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  • Add the terminal to the connected wires.
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  • Attach the newly constructed wire to the heating element.
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  • Reinstall the brain unit bracket.
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  • Contratulations! The machine has now been upgraded. Take note of how the wires are posititoned.
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