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The pot is leaking water. We tried putting a new gasket on it (make your own from Lowes) but it did not solve the problem.

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You need to see where it is leaking from because it may not be from the tank. If there is a overfloe cup and there is water in it the machine may be overheating. It may also be and inlet solenoid sticking open. Check if there is a overflow cup or if water is continuosly allowing water in. Hope this helps. WWW.MidstateBeverage.com

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