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Algae in water tank?

A black plastic or rubber piece on the lower left end of the tank that appears to the part that lets the machine know the water tank is empty has algae or something dark around and inside of it. When I inspect the water, I often see some tiny particles floating around, which I suspect came from this area. Is this a defect? I can't seem to detach the black piece, or clean out the substance. Thank you. The machine is a Saeco Incanto Deluxe. Thank you.

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  • FredFreddie Feb 12, 2009

    I have the same "stuff" growing in the float tube. I tried to remove the cap, but it is fastened pretty securely and I don't want to break it. The float only floats for a few seconds then sinks causing the FILL WATERTANK message to show. How do I repair this problem? Thanks.


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Try to clean it with soap, if you are careful you can bend in the edge and take it off.

Use some glue on it when you put it back.

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