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Date: 30 Nov 2006 11:36:46
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Subject: Gaggia - no hot water
I picked up a Gaggia Espresso in a resale shop, and rhe pump is fine
but the water gets barely luke warm. Any ideas





 
Date: 02 Dec 2006 01:41:35
From: daveb
Subject: Re: Gaggia - no hot water
If the fuse is out -- no heat period.

try turning on the steam switch -- any heat now? -- if yes -- BREW
thermostat bad.

If not -- one of the heaters in the boiler is bad.

I'd walk away.

Dave

Saeoc / Gaggia service SE

jcsw@peoplepc.com wrote:
> I picked up a Gaggia Espresso in a resale shop, and rhe pump is fine
> but the water gets barely luke warm. Any ideas



 
Date: 30 Nov 2006 16:26:27
From: Alex_chef2000
Subject: Re: Gaggia - no hot water

Mud Pup ha escrito:

> jcsw@peoplepc.com wrote:
> > I picked up a Gaggia Espresso in a resale shop, and rhe pump is fine
> > but the water gets barely luke warm. Any ideas
>
> Except for the fact that you say it's getting a little warm,
> I'd suspect the thermal fuse. It's easy to check. Unplug it
> or turn it off, take off the lid (the screw is hiding in the
> water spout) and do a continuity test across the fuse (hiding
> in the plastic tube on top of the boiler.)
>
> Another possibility is a thermostat. To rule in/out the
> brew thermostat, turn on the steam. If it gets hot, the brew
> thermostat is bad. If it still doesn't work, it may be the
> steam thermostat, the thermal fuse or ?
>
> You should obviously do the second test first, since it's
> simpler, but I've seen two fuses go so it's what I would
> suspect.

After checking all of those tips, you can check also all the electric
terminals and cables.



Regards from Mexico,


Alex.:



 
Date: 30 Nov 2006 22:02:29
From: Mud Pup
Subject: Re: Gaggia - no hot water
jcsw@peoplepc.com wrote:
> I picked up a Gaggia Espresso in a resale shop, and rhe pump is fine
> but the water gets barely luke warm. Any ideas

Except for the fact that you say it's getting a little warm,
I'd suspect the thermal fuse. It's easy to check. Unplug it
or turn it off, take off the lid (the screw is hiding in the
water spout) and do a continuity test across the fuse (hiding
in the plastic tube on top of the boiler.)

Another possibility is a thermostat. To rule in/out the
brew thermostat, turn on the steam. If it gets hot, the brew
thermostat is bad. If it still doesn't work, it may be the
steam thermostat, the thermal fuse or ?

You should obviously do the second test first, since it's
simpler, but I've seen two fuses go so it's what I would
suspect.


 
Date: 30 Nov 2006 19:57:20
From: Robert Harmon
Subject: Re: Gaggia - no hot water
jcsw@peoplepc.com wrote in news:1164915405.890745.324590
@j44g2000cwa.googlegroups.com:

> I picked up a Gaggia Espresso in a resale shop, and rhe pump is fine
> but the water gets barely luke warm. Any ideas
>
>

Is the machine 110 volt or 240? Do both elements heat up at the same rate?
It may be that you have a faulty thermostat (test by use of a jumper to
bypass the tstat).

Robert (That's all I can come up with.) Harmon
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Date: 30 Nov 2006 21:32:39
From: Jerry Ainsworth
Subject: Re: Gaggia - no hot water
It's a 110 V unit. Both heating elements are cool, even though the water is
barely warm. To bypass the thermostats, do you just jump the wires that
connect to the thermostat? 2 thermostats of course. Could this be a switch
problem?
"Robert Harmon" <r_h_harmon@Zhotmail.com > wrote in message
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> jcsw@peoplepc.com wrote in news:1164915405.890745.324590
> @j44g2000cwa.googlegroups.com:
>
> > I picked up a Gaggia Espresso in a resale shop, and rhe pump is fine
> > but the water gets barely luke warm. Any ideas
> >
> >
>
> Is the machine 110 volt or 240? Do both elements heat up at the same rate?
> It may be that you have a faulty thermostat (test by use of a jumper to
> bypass the tstat).
>
> Robert (That's all I can come up with.) Harmon
> --
> http://tinyurl.com/pou2y
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