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Posted Mon Sep 10, 2012, 2:36am
Subject: HELP! My commercial Gaggia wand has a constant stream of steam coming out!
 

Its having a gurgle and a constant little steam party all on its own.... am new to all this so any help would be much appreciated. Is there anything i can do or try? or is it get out the expert time? :-/
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Posted Mon Sep 10, 2012, 3:43am
Subject: Re: HELP! My commercial Gaggia wand has a constant stream of steam coming out!
 

You probably have to renew the gasket of the steam wand. If you use your machine in a business environment, you should call a service technician.

 
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Posted Mon Sep 17, 2012, 8:08am
Subject: Re: HELP! My commercial Gaggia wand has a constant stream of steam coming out!
 

It has been a week since this post. Where exactly is the steam coming from? Has it stopped? Did you throw the machine in the garbage?
Just asking!

 
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