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Cleaned coffee maker twice with vinegar, still says to descale

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Unplug it for a min and plug it back in to reset it

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SOURCE: Hi - I`m having trouble descaling my coffee maker.

Try a espresso descaler that you can get united grocers, or almost any restaurant supply. They whole section of all espresso related items. Get the descaler that comes in a powder, follow directions on small container . It's low cost, but high results. It is strictly made for espresso machines and , you put it in head with the block no hole plunger, little ofbthe powder in, then put under preside for 3 to for seconds, turn off pump, repete. Then donsame thing with just the water( no powder) a few times to rinse. That should help. Please let me know, we do this at our drive thru espresso, daily. Best results do this daily, or every time on home one after about third use. Thanks Mr Bean

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SOURCE: How do I descale my

According to the manufacturers instructions the best way is to fill the tank with vinegar and run it through or you could just buy descaler from restaurant supplies or janitorial supplies they work on dairy equipment, coffee urns, steam irons, faucets, shower heads, sinks, toilets bathtubs, showers, water fountains etc. place inside the water compartment and run as usual it turns to near boiling but will go through the system rinse several times by making pots of hot water and dispose of the water until you are sure it is safe to drink again descaler will discolor chrome and other metals so use caution.
Hope this solution has been helpful?

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How to descale keurig elite 40 coffee maker with vinigar


Unfortunately you will need to use vinegar. The acetic acid in vinegar is strong enough to clean most brewing machines.

Use distilled white vinegar.

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I have B60... I have descaled it twice wit vinegar... water is coming out although not as fast as it should. Descaling light still on... what should I do?


Vinegar is really not good for cleaning coffee machines.

You should rather use acetic acid.

1) put 4 cups of water into the coffee makers tank.

2) pour 4 cups of acetic acid also in the coffee makers tank.

WARNING !!! ALWAYS pour ACID into WATER and NOT the opposite !!!

If you pour water into acid, it can explode and cause severe damages !!!

3) Let it run through the coffee maker.

4) pour hereafter water in the tank and let it run through 2 times.

If this does not help to decalc your coffee maker, it is time for a new coffee machine.

Good luck

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I know that most grocery stores sell a "cleaner" or two next to their coffee filters/coffee makers/kitchen appliances section. These are usually heavily acidic, and will do a great job of cleaining your coffee maker. I've always been wary of acid in my coffee though, so I just use white vinegar. It'll do a decent job of cleaning out the coffee maker. Run a 1:1 mix of water and vinegar through your coffee maker, drain it, then run water through at least twice.

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fill the reservoir with distilled white vinegar and leave the brewer on for 4 hours (leaving the auto off option OFF). after the 4 hours, run the entire vinegar filled reservoir through the machine.

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It needs to be descaled. Even though the descale light might not be on yet, the descale light only comes on when it is in SERIOUS need of a descaling. You should descale once every 3 months.

Fill reservoir with distilled white vinegar and leave the machine on for 4 hours (make sure to turn off the auto off option).

after 4 hours, run the vinegar through the machine until the reservoir is empty. Refill with water and repeat twice. you will notice a difference right when you start running vinegar through.

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The Coffee Maker can be descaled using
a packaged descaling agent or vinegar.
Always mix the descaling solution using
cool water.
• When using a descaling agent, follow
the directions on the package for the
recommended amounts of descaling
agent and water to use.
• When using vinegar, fill the carafe with
a solution consisting of 1⁄2 vinegar and
1⁄2 water.
Descaling Steps:
1. Before descaling, always remove the
water filter (see “Installing the Ion-
Exchange Water Filter” on page 7) and
make sure the brew basket contains
no coffee or coffee filters.
2. Run the Coffee Maker through a
complete brewing cycle using a full
carafe of the descaling solution.
3. If the cleaning needed indicator lights
after the brewing cycle is complete,
repeat Step 2 using fresh descaling
solution. Keep repeating Step 2 until
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longer lights after brewing.
4. Rinse the Coffee Maker by running
it through two brewing cycles using a
full carafe of fresh, cool water
each time.
5. Wash the brew basket in hot, soapy
water and rinse with hot water. This
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6. Reinstall or replace the water filter.
Replace the filter every three months
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Run the vinegar through again when it's done, and then run clean (filtered, preferably) water through twice. You're done.

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1 part descaler 1 part water put that in our water container stsrt it up rince very good especialy if you use descaler . descaler is better than vinegar descaler melts the calcium vinegar remove calcium in little piece thanks for using fixya pierre

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you clean the filter with what vinegar you need to use descaler descaler melt calcium vinegar vinegar remove calcium in pieces that might block the machine use descaler 1 part descaler 1 part water put solution in the water tank start the machine after a few second turn it of wait 10 to 15 minute after repeat untill empty rinse very good 2 or 3 full rinse that stuff is corosif thanks for using fixya pierre

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