Evanini Junior Member Joined: 1 Oct 2013 Posts: 2 Location: California Expertise: Just starting
Posted Tue Oct 1, 2013, 1:30pm Subject: Brasilia Club boiler leaking
I just bought a Brasilia Club (my first machine) and it appears that the boiler is leaking. In addition no water comes out of the steam wand. Does anyone know of a good tutorial for fixing this? Other suggestions?
SStones Senior Member Joined: 24 Nov 2012 Posts: 362 Location: Canada Expertise: Professional
Espresso: Giga 5, ECM Giotto, Rocket... Grinder: Anfim Milano-Best Vac Pot: No :( Drip: Some $30 thing from Walmart Roaster: I buy pre-roasted.
Posted Tue Oct 1, 2013, 6:08pm Subject: Re: Brasilia Club boiler leaking
To fix it yourself, you'd need at least the one seal that isn't properly installed, potentially the whole set of seals that might be moved during the repair (If it's an element seal leaking, you'll have to open the boiler, etc.).
Return the machine and get your money back. Unless you got a great deal for it being a damaged machine and think you'll enjoy spending time fixing it rather than enjoying espresso.
If the boiler is leaking badly enough to be unable to build pressure, there's no pressure to move water out of your steam wand.
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