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I cleaned my Bunn pour o matic

I used CLR, did I ruin the machine?

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  • themillers13 Jan 10, 2009

    Thanks,

    We have hard water and the build up is bad enough to slow the water down. I will never use CLR on this again! I have ran at the at least 30 pots through it. I just want to make sure that there is no bad taste.

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If the unit works okay, there is no damage. I would suggest using vinegar, or better to use a recommended cleaner from an appliance dealer, rather than something as strong as CLR.

After cleaning the coffeemaker with any type of cleaner make sure it is properly rinsed out!

Jerry G.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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    Jerry Greenberg Jan 10, 2009

    Normally, after running 3 pots through the rinse should be okay. With hard water you can run 5 rinses. It is better to use vinegar, or to use the recommended cleaner that the appliance dealers sell.



    Jerry G.



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