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We have inherited a gaggia titanium which has done about 2500 coffees. Although the coffee runs through ok, the steam and hot water pipe does not run at all and the machine says "ventilate" regularly. I have tried to descale but that will not run either. Can I fix this at home or does it need a service?

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You might have to replace the steam valve assembly, try to get the stainless steel valve instead of the plastic one if your machine does not have it already. You can get the parts from your nearest gaggia dealer or from servicesunlimited, if yo check the importika.com web site you will find a list of all services agents and dealers.

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