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The Float in the water tank comes lose, so when I fill the tank with water, the float rises to the top and it indicates I need to ad water. When I ad the minimum amount of water, the float stays put, and the coffee maker works fine, what can I do?

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I have a Siemens surpresso S40 with the same problem.
Try to fill the tank with hot water. I dont't know why but it solved the problem for me. 

Posted on Oct 28, 2007

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SOURCE: Saeco Primea Cappuccino Touch Plus Coffee Maker fill water tank

Hi,

The Primea do not have a float, it have a magnet and inside the machine there are a printed circuit card, this send a signal to the powerboard.

Posted on Jul 10, 2008

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SOURCE: water tank level indicator sinks to the bottom when water tank is full.

Hi,

I think the float is up and down, try to take it out and turn it.

Look at the float in the other tank to see if it is same position, the rounded side should be down.

Let me know if you get it to work.

Best regards
/Mirran

Posted on Sep 04, 2008

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SOURCE: algae in Braun coffee maker float tube

Use a mix of 50% laundry bleach and 50% water.
Half fill the tank and let it soak for several hours.
Rinse tank and refill with fresh water only.
NEVER RUN BLEACH THROUGH THE MACHINE.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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SOURCE: The Sensor Magnet for water tank does not float to the top

A refinement of solution 2 is to bind the cork at the top of the float with floss to avoid any leaching of glue into the water. It also makes sure the problem mentioned in solution 1 (disabling the sensor) doesn't occur.

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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OK, first of all, I do not recommend my solution if you are forgetful or do not check your water level manually daily.

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The way the unit works is to use a float in the water chamber with a magnet on the bottom. When their is enough water in the tank, the float rises and the magnet on the bottom floats to the top of the magnet chamber. When it floats up, it aligns with a sensor in the machine that allows the machine to operate. When the the water level lowers, so does the magnet and drops below the internal sensor disabling the machine with a "Fill Water Tank" error message.

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