20 Most Recent Simac 4050 Il Gelatao Magnum 1 Quart Ice Cream Maker Questions & Answers

It sounds like the main gear is cracked were the paddle shaft goes though it.the d shaped shaft is spinning when the ice cream gets firm. i repaired mine by making a sleeve out of copper pipe and slid it over the cracked part. works great.

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Apr 22, 2018

If you give the paddle a nudge, will it start ? If so most likely the big capacitor inside the machine. This capacitor will kick start the motor. If it is gone, the motor does not get enough power to get going. It is easy to replace once you have the cover off and should cost around $7.

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Sep 26, 2017

I need an operators manuel for the SIMAC IL Gelataion1600
"The Ice Cream Machine." Your help will be greatly
Dorman Davis

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Jun 23, 2015

n gelataio 1600 la ciotola si estrae oppure no ?
Grazie e come fare x avere il libretto delle istruzioni ?

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Jul 22, 2014

Most likely the capacitor. If you give it a nudge will it start spinning ? IF it does, there is a big capacitor in the machine when you open it. A replacement will be around $7.

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Feb 15, 2014

Email [email protected] please help . Its hot in this old country town .

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Feb 27, 2013


You can download and print the instruction manual in PDF format by clicking this link.

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Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Jan 04, 2013

If the outer tub does not chill down, then the refrigeration is gone. CHECK that the airflow from the vents is active and free of obstruction.

If the tub starts to chill but the product tub doesn't get cold enough, you may have forgotten to put the Gin or suitable alcohol transfer medium in the outer tub.

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Sep 22, 2012

I have an old Simac as well , & the same trouble , grinding in a surging sound,, we opened the trhtings, the moto is good, but the base has been broken . It looks like a star shaped cage for the motor, not centralized , causeign the gear to crack & eventually to go. I am looking for the spare part as well. Will let you know . PS the newee version is 4050 il gelato Magnum. Mine is Il Gelato 2380.

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Jun 06, 2012

Electra-Craft in New Jersey at 800 223-1898 was very helpful to me.
Their website lists belts, lids, mixing blades, lock nuts, and manuals.

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Apr 05, 2012

Hi Ramond,

Plz try this link ..hope it works if not kindly revert:



Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Aug 25, 2011

Best I can recommend is to go to www.delonghi-accessories.com. It's the site of a US distributor for Delonghi, which is the parent company of Simac, and it lists numbers for support.
You could try www.simac-vetrella.com if you speak Italian; or www.simac.com.au (I think this is a retailers site) might have parts, also.
Good luck.


Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Jul 10, 2011

Simac is part of the Delonghi group.

In USA contact: Customer care

In UK: Delonghi Genuine Parts UK



Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Apr 22, 2011

From online posts it seems there may be a fuse you could check

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Dec 01, 2010

some of these machines are just not worth repairing at times as the problem is spare parts ,now if it was a carpagarne or however its spelt then parts are available from italy direct from the factory but this machine i have never heard off ,if you cannot locate parts from the internet then chances are they are not available ,the bearings are not a problem as a auto factor will most likely have them or a timkin agent will have equilivent ,a engineering shop can and should be able to re manufacture parts in stainless for the machine if their willing and able .but i do know these soft ice cream machines cost a arm and a leg and i dont know why

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Nov 30, 2010

I absolutely agree! I had the same problem with this answer -- the question of which "right" side to tip it onto.

Answer: You tip the machine over onto YOUR right side when you are viewing it from the front (with the bowl and bowl lever release closest to you).

I found this out after some internet sleuthing when I found another manual for a similar machine as the Simac Il Gelataio Magnum Plus (which is what I have), and it also says to "tip it on its right side", but I believe it had an illustration or something definitive like that which made me feel certain as to which "right side" it should be. Of course, different models COULD be different, but I figured if Simac/Lello is writing "on its right side" in all different manuals, they probably mean the same thing across the board. Anyway, it convinced me enough to try it on my own Simac and it worked, so my conclusion must be correct!

Hope this helps! :)

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Nov 12, 2010


Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Oct 12, 2010

Here is a tip that will give you the information you are looking for...

Ice Cream Maker Parts, Instruction Manuals and Recipes


Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Jul 17, 2010

Call this # for all Simac parts. 1800 223 1898

Simac 4050 Il... | Answered on Apr 28, 2010

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