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Alessi coban rs04 espresso maker

When the water holder is put onto the espresso maker the water leaks out from the top od the machine. The cause is that I need a replacement rubber seal that the water bottle sits into.
Where can I order such a thing ?

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  • Anonymous Oct 10, 2008

    The rubber seal between the machine and the watertank is damaged, causing leak of water from top of machine. Where can I buy new rubber seal?

  • hh_city Oct 12, 2008

    I am having the same problem.
    Im really looking forward to find a solution.
    Uploaded two photos of the seal:

    Please let us know.

  • john244 Dec 29, 2008

    Hi. I have the same problem with the leaky washer. I have contacted both Alessi and Nespresso, neither will sell me a washer and insist that they send it back to Italy for a repair - costing about £100 - £150. I am still looking for a permanent repair. In the meantime I have wrapped ptfe tape around the water container outlet to make a temporary seal.

    Please let me know if you find a washer.



  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    water comes out of the frother


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Hi All,
I had the same problem. There is ONE authorised dealer for Alessi in Italy. They are Arthur Eugster Italia srl, in Asti (Piemonte). I don't have the contact number, but my friend in Italy got a complete set of seals from them, FREE OF CHARGE (don't ask me how he got it) and sent to me in Australia. Good luck


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I need a gasket for an Alessi Richard Sapper 6 cup stove top Espresso Coffee maker.

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Larry Ibisch

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