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Coffee tastes metalic

Have cleaned with white vineger still has taste

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Welcome to FixYa! I'm the expert that has chosen your problem to resolve.

White vinegar (which is a very mild acid) is a good solution for those folks that clean their coffee pots about every two days, however, if you are like me (I drink about 2 pots a day), I usually don't get around to it until the coffee won't run any more.

So, I "kick it up a notch" with CLR (Calcium, Lime and Rust). It is perfectly safe to use in coffeemakers. Just look on the back of the label and you will see how to clean your coffeemaker with great results).

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