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Miele coffee system "Fill Watertank" issue

I have had my Miele coffee system for about 2 1/2 years and just recently after filling the water tank and putting it back in, I am still getting the message to "Fill the watertank" With jiggling around and replacing back in several times i can get it to work.

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  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Just opened a brand new perfecta and in the startup process it said fill tank so i filled the reservoir on the right hand side and after putting it back it it still says to fill tank.

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There is a liltle floating black thing at the back of the container, this works as a magnet switch. see if it is there or is stuck and doesnt raise with the water level.

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I tried everything suggested on google to fix the "Fill Watertank" issue with my 8 yr old Miele Coffee machine. In the end a service man came out - after pulling machine apart we worked out it was simply the magnetic float inside the water tank had failed. $28 for new magnet .... You can order it direct from Miele and save yourself the service fee!

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