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Gaggia Carezza not turning on

I have a Gaggia Carezza espresso machine which I've used regularly for the last 2 years without any problem. This morning however, I tried to make a cup of coffee, but the light is not coming on. I tried another electrical outlet, thinking maybe something was wrong with the usual one, but still nothing. There's nothing in the manual about this. Anybody have any advice? Thanks.

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  • Anonymous May 06, 2008

    Same problem. Two years of use, this morning no green light. Dead. How did you fix yours?



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I just bought a broken Carezza for my office (and hacking)-- the owner said the power switch only worked when he held it down hard.

Taking it apart, the main power switch-- a DPDT automotive-style unit-- is broken on one pole-- the wire connectors are slightly melted and darkened, and the switch has melted, discolored plastic around the metal tabs.

A new switch should bring it back to life, and I'll install a removable power cord and 15A fuse for niceness/safety-- the switch is rated for 20A at 125VAC so shouldn't have fried.

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Lots of time we always think the worst our trouble is probably the plug that goes in the in the wall get a strong plug at the hardware store cut the wire and install plug its a cheap fix to be sure before cutting thr wire you would had to remove the cover and look if the power goes in the machine lot of work our choise



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