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Introduction

The gasket of the brewing unit has to withstand heavy usage. Especially the large O-Ring on the piston needs replacing from time to time. Follow this guide to replace the gasket.

  1. Open the hatch on the side panel and remove the brewing unit. Open the hatch on the side panel and remove the brewing unit.
    • Open the hatch on the side panel and remove the brewing unit.

  2. The spout for the hot coffee is located on the top of the brewing unit.  It is fastened with two screws. Underneath is the crema valve. It consists of a spring and a little glass ball.  Make sure the spring is reinserted with the thin end  touching the glass ball when re-assembling.
    • The spout for the hot coffee is located on the top of the brewing unit. It is fastened with two screws. Underneath is the crema valve. It consists of a spring and a little glass ball. Make sure the spring is reinserted with the thin end touching the glass ball when re-assembling.

    • Remove the two Torx T10 screws on the crema valve.

    • Lift off the crema valve minding the spring and the glass ball.

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  4. The upper piston is held in place in the frame with four locking pawls. Push down all four latches with a spudger, then remove the piston by pushing it downward.
    • The upper piston is held in place in the frame with four locking pawls. Push down all four latches with a spudger, then remove the piston by pushing it downward.

    • If you want to replace the gasket, you can do this now and re-assemble the device and stop here. However, a general maintenance of the brewing unit is strongly recommended.

    • Unscrew the Torx T10 screw on the brewing sieve and remove it.

  5. There are three Torx T10  screws in deep blind holes that hold together the two parts of the brewing unit. Unscrew them and lift off the upper side panel. There are three Torx T10  screws in deep blind holes that hold together the two parts of the brewing unit. Unscrew them and lift off the upper side panel. There are three Torx T10  screws in deep blind holes that hold together the two parts of the brewing unit. Unscrew them and lift off the upper side panel.
    • There are three Torx T10 screws in deep blind holes that hold together the two parts of the brewing unit. Unscrew them and lift off the upper side panel.

  6. Now you can disassemble the brewing unit into its three main parts: the brewing unit and the two side panels. Now you can disassemble the brewing unit into its three main parts: the brewing unit and the two side panels.
    • Now you can disassemble the brewing unit into its three main parts: the brewing unit and the two side panels.

  7. You can push out the lower piston from the brewing unit if you snap the deflection lever out of its socket with a screw driver. Clean all parts with very hot water and  dishwasher liquid.
    • You can push out the lower piston from the brewing unit if you snap the deflection lever out of its socket with a screw driver.

    • Clean all parts with very hot water and dishwasher liquid.

    • Grease all moving parts with food grade silicone fat. Dont forget the tracks in the side panels.

Conclusion

Follow the steps in reverse order to reassemble your device.

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