Introduction

The SodaStream Source carbonates water and adds flavor through its nozzle. This nozzle has a rubber seal to help prevent leakage and stabilize the carbonating block while making soda. If the seal is damaged, replacing it will stop leaking during your soda's creation. To replace this seal external and internal disassembly is required. This guide shows you how to access and remove a damaged seal.

Remove the soda bottle and the CO2 canister from the machine. Remove the soda bottle and the CO2 canister from the machine. Remove the soda bottle and the CO2 canister from the machine.
  • Remove the soda bottle and the CO2 canister from the machine.

Pull the outer cover away from the front of the device. Pull the outer cover away from the front of the device.
  • Pull the outer cover away from the front of the device.

  • Firmly pull the front cover off.

  • This piece is difficult to remove and requires force. It may help to use a wide, thin object to pry it off (like a Jimmy).

Push the gold bar, located in the top of the device, out of the carbonating block. You can use the end of your screwdriver to push this piece out. You can use the end of your screwdriver to push this piece out.
  • Push the gold bar, located in the top of the device, out of the carbonating block.

  • You can use the end of your screwdriver to push this piece out.

Slide the yellow battery cover up and away to remove it from the device. Slide the yellow battery cover up and away to remove it from the device. Slide the yellow battery cover up and away to remove it from the device.
  • Slide the yellow battery cover up and away to remove it from the device.

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Unhook the bottom piece of the plastic arm on each side of the device. Unhook the bottom piece of the plastic arm on each side of the device.
  • Unhook the bottom piece of the plastic arm on each side of the device.

Lift the top of the plastic arm with the spudger and remove it on both sides. Lift the top of the plastic arm with the spudger and remove it on both sides.
  • Lift the top of the plastic arm with the spudger and remove it on both sides.

Remove the plastic piece, located near the front of the carbonating block, from both sides of the device using a plastic opening tool or nylon spudger. Remove the plastic piece, located near the front of the carbonating block, from both sides of the device using a plastic opening tool or nylon spudger.
  • Remove the plastic piece, located near the front of the carbonating block, from both sides of the device using a plastic opening tool or nylon spudger.

Remove the plastic oval and the spring within it. Remove the plastic oval and the spring within it.
  • Remove the plastic oval and the spring within it.

Pull the loader tab cover down and away from the rest of the carbonating block. Pull the loader tab cover down and away from the rest of the carbonating block.
  • Pull the loader tab cover down and away from the rest of the carbonating block.

Remove the three 17.9 mm screws located on the right side.
  • Remove the three 17.9 mm screws located on the right side.

  • These screws may be difficult to access.

Unhook the four clips on the top of the carbonating block and remove the plastic cover. Unhook the four clips on the top of the carbonating block and remove the plastic cover.
  • Unhook the four clips on the top of the carbonating block and remove the plastic cover.

Lift the clips located on both sides with the plastic spudger. Slide the front cover off. Lift the clips located on both sides with the plastic spudger. Slide the front cover off. Lift the clips located on both sides with the plastic spudger. Slide the front cover off.
  • Lift the clips located on both sides with the plastic spudger. Slide the front cover off.

Unhook the silver spring arms on both sides of the device by pushing down. Unhook the silver spring arms on both sides of the device by pushing down.
  • Unhook the silver spring arms on both sides of the device by pushing down.

Grip the right and left sides of the device and pull it into two identical halves.
  • Grip the right and left sides of the device and pull it into two identical halves.

  • Once these two pieces are apart, all remaining internal components will fall out of the device.

Pull the foam pad up and remove it from the front side of the carbonation component. Pull the foam pad up and remove it from the front side of the carbonation component. Pull the foam pad up and remove it from the front side of the carbonation component.
  • Pull the foam pad up and remove it from the front side of the carbonation component.

Remove the six 17.7 mm screws from the underside of the loader tab piece.
  • Remove the six 17.7 mm screws from the underside of the loader tab piece.

Pull the loader tab out of  the nozzle. Pull the loader tab out of  the nozzle. Pull the loader tab out of  the nozzle.
  • Pull the loader tab out of the nozzle.

Remove the rubber seal from the nozzle piece and replace with the new seal. Remove the rubber seal from the nozzle piece and replace with the new seal.
  • Remove the rubber seal from the nozzle piece and replace with the new seal.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Where can I purchase the internal rubber seal? Thanks Ronzo (Australia)

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