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Have had a Briel Espresso machine since 2009 (Don't know model

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Have had a Briel Espresso machine since 2009 (Don't know model but about $500 then). It has worked very well with daily single use until the last few months. Even with careful and thorough cleaning and replacement of the cup, there is major blast and leakage when the switch is engaged. Is it just getting old and has leaking gaskets? Is it something simple or will it be worth the effort and cost of shipping and repair? Or should I call it quits?
Thank you
Robert B Schoene
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Coffee Machine Repair
Expert:  Chester replied 1 year ago.
Hi and welcome to just answer. What do you mean by when switch is engaged? You mean it start leaking when you are trying to brew? What is the color of water leak? Is it clear or not? cold,warm or hot? Let me know,Chester
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Yes, when I turn on to brew and the pressure builds, coffee grounds and spew all over. It is hot and filled with grounds.

Expert:  Chester replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for your response. I am not able to give a specific instruction but I will give you where the leak came from. Since the water leakage is hot with grounds. The leak came from brew unit. there is a rubber seal in the hole where brew unit is inserted, check if it is worn/damage, replace it if necessary. Another one is brew unit itself, the brew unit have leakage due to the age. Just replace it. Hope this information will be helpful.IMPORTANT: If you are satisfied to my answer please don't forget to rate,,GOOD OR EXCELLENT rating and BONUS are greatly appreciated...