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The float in the water tank keeps sinking resulting in fill water tank even when full

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  • mark39897 Aug 26, 2010

    how do I change the float ??

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Sounds like there is a hole in the float, either replace the float or the tank.

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    Ernest R Aug 27, 2010

    You can pick up anew float from your nearest gaggia dealer or from servicesunlimited.com, you just have to pop the lid holding the old one in place and drop in the new one and cover.

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