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Have just bought it - followed instructions to start machine but message saying to refill water tank even though tank full. Have a water filter installed but manual suggests to do this. Every time we turn the coffee machine in it says this so never ever actually been able to go past this step to make coffee. Can not figure out how it tells if the tank is full - our last Krups coffee machine had a float in it but can't see one in the saeco

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Hi there,...This type of machine uses capacitive sensor which is stick on to the inside of the machine. Some new machines do have problem like this.. the sensor came off from the wall. Only way is to open the machine and reglue it back to the wall.
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