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I bought a Gaggia fantastico II at a thrift store and it is missing a cap, preventing the machine from exerting enough pressure to pull nice shots, as well as making the frother impossible to use. If i want to simply froth milk, all of the water comes out of the tamper, because of the piece that is missing. What should I do?

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Remove the shower screw and shower screen, there you will see 2 allen wrench screws, remove them they hold the diffuser in place, then check the spring valve that is in the middle hole that migt be stuck (scale buildup), clean and test machine. Check diagram.Missing cap, making frothing impossible and not en - 2ab301a.jpg

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