tonybakes Senior Member Joined: 5 Dec 2013 Posts: 1 Location: SD Expertise: Just starting
Posted Thu Dec 5, 2013, 11:10am Subject: saeco vienna plus leaking
I have had my machine about 2 years and it has been very good to me now when I make a cup half goes into the cup the other half goes in to my grounds hopper and some comes out under the machine, any ideas?
calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 7,312 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
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Posted Thu Dec 5, 2013, 11:43am Subject: Re: saeco vienna plus leaking
Hello and welcome to CoffeeGeek.
Not many here use Super Auto machines. A common thing that needs replacement on the machines we do use, is the gasket on the group head. It requires replacement every 6 months to a year depending on use. When they get old, they leak.
I am guessing that the seal/gasket on the group head of your machine may need replacement. If it is leaking, I would guess that the results would be as you describe. I have never used one of those machines so I can't say for sure but it "seems" like the answer fits!
We do have a couple members who work on those machines and if you are lucky, one of them may see this post and be able to help you.
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