Hoping for some help with a Baby Gaggia Twin that my father gave to me. He lives far from the city, so just mailed it to me and said: "take it to a repair man, tell him it doesn't work but it used to." Trouble is, the repair man wants $120 just to look at the thing, so I wanted to give it a shot on my own.
Plug it in, turns on nicely, all the buttons illuminate, heats up. When I press the dose button (button 2 or 3 in the owner's manual) steam / water comes out the steam handle - strange but true - but nothing through the coffee.
I took it apart and as far as I can tell the tubes are connected correctly - is there something easy I could be missing here? Where should I start? Let me know if pictures or further explanation would be helpful.
Thank you and forgive me for being such a novice here - I think this will be a wonderful entry into the world of espresso if I can get the thing running.
Many leak and get corrosion and then do not function correctly. I would not pay to have it looked at as the fix will be more and you will not have a very dependable machine even once fixed, if fixed. Sorry to tell you that after your excitement. More likely you can look for a used simple machine, SBDU, as we know them Single Boiler Dual/Double Use. No boards, chips, or flow devices.
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