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Decalcify My machine has a message on it - Decalcify ready for use. I have checked my manual and it has no reference to decalcify. Can anybody help me!

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Re: Decalcify

When the machine gives the signal press the bottom right hand button for 5 seconds.
it will tell you to open the knob.
before you open the knob fill the water tank with the descaling solution
place a large water receptacle under the steam wand.
now turn your knob
the machine will start to descale this can take a while
when the descale cycle is finished close the knob.
rinse the water tank out with fresh water and fill it will clean drinking water.
Press the same button on the bottom right to confirm that yo are doing the rinse cycle.
open with knob and the machine will start the rinse cycle.
when the rinse cycle is complete close the knob and load the circuit.
when descaling is over fit a new cartridge filter in your water tank and off you go with your descaled cleaned coffee machine.

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

Re: Decalcify

Decalcify is the same as descale. i discovered the same thing - i believe they've updated the firmware in the machine and not updated the manuals. when you go to purchase the cleaning agent, it's actually called "decalcifying solution". hope that helps. cheers, wizdude.

Posted on Aug 12, 2007

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