Every model of SodaStream will have unique problems, this is due to each having its own distinct design.
Yet I am writing this article so as to help you fix general problems that most SodaStream machines have or develop over time.
Let us jump into it.
1- SodaStream Bottles Are Hard to Wash and Sometimes Smell Funny
I know it might seem simple but cleaning your Sodastream machine and bottle can get
There are tons of mistakes you can make if you are not careful.
And not cleaning your SodaStream properly is probably the most common cause for most SodaStreams getting damaged.
Lucky for you I have an entire article dedicated on the proper cleaning and maintenance of SodaStream Machines.
2- Water Not Carbonating Even Though CO2 Is Being Released
There are tons of reasons why this might happen from; the water not being cold enough to faulty SodaStream Bottles.
I go in-depth on this issue, in my article about what causes weak carbonation and how you can fix them you can click to read more.
3- SodaStream Overflowing
Overflowing is a common issue with SodaStream machines, but it’s a very preventable one.
I discuss this problem at length in my article On How to Deal with SodaStream Overflows, click on the link.
4- Hard to Find Exchanges for CO2 Canisters.
One of the biggest issues that come with all Sodastreams is the terrible struggle in locating a place to get refills for CO2 Canisters or tanks.
Now you can click on this Link and type your address to find the closest location to get your CO2 tanks exchanged.
Another option you have is to buy from Amazon, you can click to see the current price.
Though this tends to be more expensive than exchanging canisters.
If you are really frustrated, my advice maybe its time to switch to a different carbonation appliance you can check my article on How To Carbonate without a CO2 tank for more details.
5- You are Pressing But Gas won’t Come out of the SodaStream
This tends to happen if your :
1- SodaStream t
2- Your SodaStream Cylinder is out of gas and you need to get it exchanged, you can click to read my article where I would guide you through the cost, where and how you can get it exchanged.
6- SodaStream Jet Carbonation Button Not Working.
The SodaStream Button has a tendency to stop working this is due to the fact that the button is made of plastic which weakens due to constant usage.
And over time the carbonation button will start to give you a tough time making you press harder and harder and sometimes even stop working altogether.
I found a great tutorial that might help, see the short video below though proceed with caution, if this video doesn’t work consider buying a new SodaStream, keep reading for my recommendations on the best SodaStream.
7- SodaStream Has Stop Working or Has an Internal Problem
SodaStream has excellent customer service and they are willing to help you out with any troubles that may arise with your SodaStream Machine.
So I advise you to contact them you can click on this link to visit their Contact Page.
Better yet if you have a warranty do not attempt to open up your SodaStream instead just return it and get a new one, if you open it up you might just lose your warranty.
Also, do not take chances and try to fix these machine yourself you are dealing with pressurized CO2 gases best thing to leave these things to the experts.
Side Note: Did you also know that SodaStream Bottles expire after a while you can click to read when, why they expire and learn much more about SodaStream Bottles?
Tips to Keep Your SodaStream Machine From Being Damaged
- Only carbonate water and no other beverages,
- Carbonating other beverages will damage your SodaStream
- Never use hot water, bleach to wash your SodaStream bottle and do not wash it inside a Dishwasher.
- Always wipe down your SodaStream after usage and cover or placed it in a safe area to prevent a build-up of dust and dirt.
If your SodaStream is acting up and giving you plenty of problems, updating might be a valid option.
This is truer if you have had your machine for a couple of years, constant
And repairs and patches might end up being more costly in the long run and also more dangerous since you are dealing with compressed CO2 gas.
Now if you are tired of SodaStream products but still want carbonated water check out my article on Click to read my article on the Best SodaStream Alternatives to find a Carbonation Appliance that is right for you,
On the other hand, if you plan to stick with a SodaStream I highly recommend the SodaStream Source.
It is the newest SodaStream model with all the new features plus, in my opinion, it comes at a very affordable price and more importantly, it’s very tough and won’t break down on you so easily. You can click to read my review on the SodaStream Source.