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Portafilter loose in group head

A few days ago I took the cover off my saeco magic cappuccino to do some much needed cleaning. When I put it back together, I went to brew some espresso and noticed that the portafilter was not locking in tight. I had to push it 90 degrees past the lock point before it started to snug up some, but even still, it is not tight enough to brew espresso. This has to be a simple fix. Please help.

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The 2 halves of the boiler and portafiltre holder are all bolted together, otherwise the spacing is wrong, took me a long time to figure it out...

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Do you only have the top off or do you take out the boiler too?

if you took out the boiler then i think the holder is in wrong position, make sure the gasket in the holder are in place, if not then the portafilter do not lock tight.

Hope this will help you.

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