Question about Gevalia CM-500 12 Cup Coffee Maker
I have a 12-cup stainless steel Gevelia (CM-500) automatic coffee maker.
To clean (i.e., decalcify) the coffee maker, I poured a carafe-full of a water-and-white-vinegar solution into the water reservoir, closed the reservoir cover and pressed the "ON" button. The red light came on.
However, none of the solution drained into the carafe; instead, it ran all over my countertop.
Why did this happen and how can I decalcify the coffee-maker?
Seems many have a problem with this model, etc., I submitted a very explained detailed method of trouble-shooting Coffee-Makers, enjoy. March 28th 2011.
Posted on Mar 29, 2011
The tube that attaches to the heating element is calcified inside. water cannot flow through it. i have the same problem and havetried vinegar solutions and even straightvinegar to loosen up the clog. no help so far. i am looking for a new heating element to fix it
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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