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Ventilate problem Hi! I have a Gaggia Syncrony Compact - at the moment it is stuck on Ventilate. Clearly there is water in the tank because when I let it out through the steam wand there is plenty. I tried letting the tank empty all together and refilling it, nothing. I can't even do a decalcify cycle as it is stuck on ventilate. The water that comes out of the steam wand is cold. Any suggestions? Should I put decalcifier and just run it through cold? Thanks.

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  • jlgerber Sep 04, 2008

    I have the same problem with my Gaggia Syncrony's display showing "ventilate." I have tried running though four and more reservoirs of water with no solution.

  • Tumbao Nov 08, 2008

    Our Gaggia Syncrony is also stuck on Ventilate. It does not even react to any of the coffee making buttons. I ran several tanks of water through the wand, did the decalcify cicle, but nothing helps. A call to resulted in that the flow switch needs to be replaced. Does anyone know of a local service in Los Angeles? Can I replace the part myself and where would I order it?

    Thanks in advance!



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Can you make a cup of water or there will only comes a half cup?

If you only get a half cup then you have to replace the flow meter in the machine.

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