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: 8,193 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32 Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major Vac Pot: 40s era Silex Drip: Msl. Com. brewers Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
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.
In real life, my name is Wayne P. Anything I post is personal opinion and is only worth as much as anyone else's personal opinion. YMMV!
Feed the newbs, starve the trolls and above all enjoy what you drink!
Symbols: = New Posts since your last visit = No New Posts since last visit = Newest post
Forum Rules: No profanity, illegal acts or personal attacks will be tolerated in these discussion boards. No commercial posting of any nature will be tolerated; only private sales by private individuals, in the "Buy and Sell" forum. No SEO style postings will be tolerated. SEO related posts will result in immediate ban from CoffeeGeek. No cross posting allowed - do not post your topic to more than one forum, nor repost a topic to the same forum. Who Can Read The Forum? Anyone can read posts in these discussion boards. Who Can Post New Topics? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post new topics. Who Can Post Replies? Any registered CoffeeGeek member can post replies. Can Photos be posted? Anyone can post photos in their new topics or replies. Who can change or delete posts? Any CoffeeGeek member can edit their own posts. Only moderators can delete posts. Probationary Period: If you are a new signup for CoffeeGeek, you cannot promote, endorse, criticise or otherwise post an unsolicited endorsement for any company, product or service in your first five postings.