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Water leaks from the top of the C190 Espresso Machine

After three years our C190 Nespresso machine starts to leak really bad. We have desclaed it with a Nespresso descaling kit and tightened the holder of the success!
Would appreacite any hint on how to resolve the problem
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  • htroym Feb 05, 2008

    Same problem. Leaks from jaws and also from inside. Water is not coming out of resevoir, but apparently some place inside the heating portion before it is pumped out.

  • Anonymous Jun 03, 2008

    Water flooding the benchtop and now onto the kitchen floor. Just ordered new coffees too, very annoying.
    No service I guess just trash it. Only a few months old too.

    Mopped it all up and letting it dry pit, will investigate tomorrow.

  • stephMD Jun 21, 2008

    Same thing here. I'm pretty sure the leak is from the bottom of the water tank. I descaled and bought a new water tank: same problem. That thing is revetted together and I can't even open it up to look for the problem. I guess I'll just send it back for service.

  • Anonymous Sep 26, 2008

    I have the same problem and my first thought was to get a new water tank but can't seem to find one online. Any ideas where I can get one?

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    On FNA 1 water leaks from the water tank into the machine (and out again)



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In our case the problem was fixed easily: the metal piece in which the capsule sits is screwed in on the top. When it became loose our machine started to leak water from the top. So the problem was solved by retightening it!

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My C190 has the same problem too. I called the Nespresso club and they said that the unit probably needs to be descaled. They've been super helpful with me on the phone and even sent me two packs of descaling solution at no charge. I got the package in 1 day too!
Tonight I descaled the unit and had got no luck. I'll be sending the unit back in a few days so they can fix or replace the unit. I got the new Lattissima last night so I'm not too worried about it.

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