Learn how to remove the clogged old screen, deep clean grouphead and install new screen and gasket.

    • Identification instructions.

    • Remove water tank, hoses, and tuck them back in the machine.

    • Remove drip tray. Flip the machine upside down.

    • Remove screen screw with flat head screwdriver.

    • Remove old screen and diffuser.

    • Remove and soak diffuser in Joe Glo coffee cleaner.

    • On version 3 you will need to remove and soak the brass disc as well.

    • Pry the gasket up with the sharp tip of the awl.

    • Carefully remove old gasket.

    • Use Joe Glo coffee cleaner and hot water to soak the grouphead for 10-15 minutes.

    • A dental pick works great for cleaning the grouphead.

    • Use a small flathead to clean the bottom surface of the grouphead.

    • A small stainless steel brush works well. They can be found at your local hardware store.

    • Use a paper towel / regular towel to soak the dirty water from the grouphead.

    • Use the compressed air can to clean any excess water or coffee.

    • Last but not least, use the pick on the top and bottom rails to remove last bits of coffee debris.

    • Remove parts from bag.

    • Take the new gasket and install it with the lettering down.

    • Use a 1/4 inch flat punch to push down the gasket to ensure its nice and flat.

    • Insert the diffuser with the water channels facing down.

    • Use an 8mm socket wrench to tighten the screw.

    • Careful not to over tighten and break screw. It will be extremely difficult to remove.


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


Samuel Kanenwisher


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Perfect - Just what I needed for my machine.

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Nice job! Made it easy to clean and install new partS.

Dan Myall - crwdns2853112:0crwdne2853112:0

very well done. going to do it with my silvia this weekend.

Tom Manaves - crwdns2853112:0crwdne2853112:0

Best version I’ve seen so far. Showing how it’s done on a dirty machine helps

Richard G - crwdns2853112:0crwdne2853112:0

Great!!! I’m assuming the fully assembled backflush procedure is unnecessary after this. But I was wondering if there are any hidden crevices that backflush would get to. This is more serious than you think in my case… I’m resurrecting a rarely used, 15 year old V1 that has NEVER been serviced.

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