My Philips Avent Baby Food Maker isn't steaming (properly)
Updated on 2017-09-25
There can be several reasons why the steam function does not work (properly). We are here to help. Just follow these steps to resolve it yourself. If the steam function is still not working, it could be that the safety switch is defective. Please contact us.
You have not put sufficient water in the water tank
Descale the water tank according to the user manual if scale has built up
After one steaming cycle, the device needs about 10 minutes to cool down until a new steaming cycle can be started
Jar is not in the right position (steaming position).
Philips Avent Essential baby food maker
The appliance does not work The appliance will not work if the parts are not assembled correctly on the main unit. Please assemble all parts correctly by following the instructions in the user manual before steaming. When you finish one steaming cycle, please let the appliance cool down for 10 minutes and empty the remaining water from the water tank before you start a second steaming cycle.
The appliance does not generate steam
Add water to the water tank
Descale the water tank by following the instructions in the user manual
Check the water tank outlet, the jar lid steam inlet and the steam path and ensure there is nothing blocking them
Steam is leaking Steam will leak if the parts are not assembled correctly or the jar lid steam inlet is blocked.
Make sure the water tank lid and jar lid are closed correctly