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I own a Delonghi Primadonna. The issue the water container has water either full or half full. The stern says fill water!!. Can someone please help.

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There is or should be a small black square piece set in plastic in the water tank which is the float. Make sure this is freely moving up and down in its little compartment. This connects electrically to a solenoid inside the machine which tells the machine if the tank is empty. If it is moving freely then it is probably the solenoid which is at fault.

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I think the water level is read by a magnetic pick up driven by a black floater located 3/4 way towards the back of the water tank.
Make sure this floater can move up and down in its pocket: you can see it through the walls so just shake the tank to see it move, and check that it floats up when you fill water

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We had the same problem & worked out that it's because the actual milk container is too cold & has contracted from being in a cold part of the fridge. We moved the milk container to the door of the fridge ( it's a little warmer than the rest of the fridge) & it slotted in perfectly the next morning!

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