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Troubleshooting Cycle

Running a troubleshooting cycle will help identify the source of the problem. It may seem like you’ve already followed these steps, but running your appliance while paying attention to specific parts will identify the problem and help us address it q

Troubleshooting Weak Carbonation Or Salty Taste

If your Spärkel seems to be running normally but once you pour the drink it is flat or the carbonation is weak, there may be a leak in your system. Here's where it may be from:

Troubleshooting Leaks

If you are experiencing a leak with your system, it will likely come from one of the areas in the image below:. If yo

System not starting - Pump is working but no bubbles in the bottle

If this is your first time using your Spärkel System or if it has been a long time since you have used your Spärkel System it is possible that the pump is not drawing water from the back reservoir. Symptoms:. If you are experiencing these symptoms, t

Flashing Lights

If the lights on your Spärkel System, blink, stay on, or the system stops randomly during the cycle, there may be an issue with the metal switch that allows the system to start properly (as seen below) or with the bottle base. Here's what we suggest:

Pump not starting or stopping intermittently

You may be experiencing a power board problem if your appliance operates silently (no pump) or the pump runs continuously once you plug in the appliance. If your unit seems to stop randomly during a cycle, the issue may be linked to the metal switch

Top Lid Will Not Shut or Will Not Open

If the top lid of your Spärkel will not open or will not close, as shown below, or if the top lid is hard to open or shut, please follow the steps below:

The Rear Water Reservoir empties in the Front Drawer

If the rear reservoir is emptying into the front drawer when starting the unit, it is possible that carbonator residue is preventing your Spärkel's carbonation chamber valve from sealing. To fix it:. 1. Fill the rear water reservoir with hot (not boi