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Saeco Vienna superautomatica leaks when making coffee

My superautomatica is freshly descaled, and as clean as I can get it without undoing any screws. When I pump water to flush te tank, everything is fine. When I grind and make coffee about half the volume of water leaks out under the machine. The water is clear clean and cool. Help! Jim

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This is an easy fix for a 14$. The seal at the water tank connection is worn. Take the water tank off. There is a round flat topped plastic retainer. Pry off the retainer (comes off easily). You will see a black round o-ring made to fit on a channel. Remove the o-ring and replace.Two minutes and you are without water leaks. I do not remove the tank to fill anymore, I use a pitcher instead. Part number 3 in this diagram.
http://www.partsguru.com/user/VIENNA%20PLUS%20DIAGRAM.pdf

Posted on Feb 24, 2013

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    Richard E Semark Jan 06, 2015

    A word of warning when filling the water reservoir with a jug, cup, etc. I did this for many months unti I accidently spilt water onto the top of the machine. The water ran into the "cooling" slots and burnt out the mother board. Very expensive accident.

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SOURCE: Water Tank Leak

i had the same problem what i suggest to you clean where the water tank were its sit very good put the tank back me i never remove the water tank i clean regualy i put the tank empty on the machine and fill it with a glass never leak again pierre

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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I would repair it, it sounds like the grinder needs to be adjusted (burrs may be dull), and the leak on the bottom may be coming from the small drain hole on the back of the brew chamber. If you remo;ve the chamber you will see the white water valve that the chamber connect to, if you look below the white valve the small chamber in there will be filled with water, below that there is a small discharge use a stit stick or paper clip to clear hole.

Posted on May 12, 2009

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SOURCE: saeco vienna leaks CLEAR water from under the machine.

The leaking is from the water pipe coming from the boiler thought the solenoid valve to coffee group. Their are many points that this leak can be so the only way to find it is to run the machine completly open without the plastic sides. The most posible postion is the plastic hose conected on the coffee group and some times you will have to place it back in position very easy.
Good luck.
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Posted on Feb 25, 2010

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SOURCE: My Saeco Vienna Superautomatica leaks

Check the little chamber under the white plastic valve behind the brew unit, that might be blocked with coffee.

Posted on Apr 07, 2010

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SOURCE: how do I clean my Saeco Vienna SuperAutomatica

In order to proceed with decaling of the espresso machine you need to have the solution appropriate for decaling an espresso machine.
Different brands of espresso machines, like Krups, Saeco, Gaggia e.t.a. have their own brands of decaling solutions. You should know that all of these are similar products so you can use them in all different bands if you don't have the one of you specific brand without any problem. So if you have Krups machine and you can only find Saeco decaling solution you can use it with the same results.
One thing you should have in mind Never use any Vinegar as a decaling solution since this will destroy some parts of the machines not instantly but in long term since vinegar is corrosive to this parts.
So the first thing is to remove any water fitters or small softeners that are included in you water tank. Fill the water tank with water up to maximum, dissolve your solution in the water you do need only two to three spoonfuls of solution.
Switch on the machine and wait to warm up. When the machine is ready you can turn the water knob and start getting some water in a pot. Leave it for a couple of minutes and then again the same. Do these until you draw off all the water with dissolve solution. After that leave the machine for more than 20 minutes. Remove then the remaining water with solution from the water tank, rinse it and fill it with fresh water. Now draw again continuously hot water from the machine in order to rinse it completely.
The last portion of hot water taste it to be sure that is pure clean and if not refill the water tank again and perform another rinsing.
Now the machine is ready to be used again.
Try to do decaling every 20 to 30 days.
If you plan to leave the machine unused for along time perform a decaling in order to avoid the possibilities of having the machine stuck when you will try using it again after a long time.
A machine which is used frequently every day is more secure to work fine even without any decaling but machines which are used rarely is more possible to have problems of stacking out in water outlet or coffee outlet.

Posted on Jul 01, 2010

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