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"Fill water tank" prompt

The "fill water tank" prompt continually goes on and I can not brew coffe when this is on ... The tank IS full!  Even after making just one cup, the propmt comes back on. Can this be fixed?

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  • evolve429 Jan 07, 2009

    "watertank empty".

    just bought this saeco royal digital used and can't figure out how to remedy this. checked the magnet and valve mechanism.

    daunted,
    bizzy lee

  • denacamp Jan 13, 2009

    I have the same problem and it went to being an occasional issue to a permanent situation. The problem with the magnet no longer floating was encountered early on and was solved by rigging the magnet so it stays in the up position (of course must visually confirm that the tank is not empty). However the current problem appears as if the logic chip has become stuck and there appears to be no way to reboot it. Any other ideas?

  • Bernie Fay Jan 20, 2009

    Yes I also had the same proble with the "fill watertank" status. rigged the magent and it solved the problem.



    Bernie

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    cwr_music Jun 07, 2013

    Make sure the smaller, tapered end of the magnet is facing down. I cleaned and replaced it upside down and got errror messages until I figured out it reinstalled it incorrectly.

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This has happened to me too just yesterday (26 May 2013), I replaced the tank because I was lucky to have kept the spare bits off the old machine I had and it worked fine. Over time, the water gets into the float and corrodes the magnet. Best to just replace the magnet if you can or the whole tank. Good luck

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    cwr_music Jun 07, 2013

    Just to add....even when I installed my magnet upside down...it did float but still worked incorrectly. Again...the smaller end of the case MUST face down...it's possible if the larger end is down the magnet gets stuck in a lower position - thus telling the machine "you're out of water".

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Just to add....even when I installed my magnet upside down...it did float but still worked incorrectly.

Again...the smaller end of the case MUST face down...it's possible if the larger end is down the magnet gets stuck in a lower position - thus telling the machine "you're out of water".

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I have the same problem after wedging the magnet up for 2 years. now nothing works - except take the tank off and place a magnet in position over the sensor. This worked! however since I can't put the tank back AND keep the magnet in place, I still have no coffee.
Coffee drs in phoenix said a new tank should fix the problem. The magnet float gets a hole and fills with water, doesn't float. Over time the water corrodes the magnet and the sensor doesn't connect.

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Hi,

Make sure the magnet in the water tank flow up when you fill it with warter.

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/Mirran

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