If your espresso maker is not making espresso, below are some causes:
  1. No water in reservoir
  2. Coffee grinds too fine
  3. Too much coffee in the filter
  4. Cap is not secure, causing steam to escape
  5. Appliance not plugged in
  6. Coffee grinds have been tamped/compressed too much
  7. Unit may need to be cleaned
If the above troubleshooting does not work, your product needs to be repaired or replaced.