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Francis Francis X1 - Cleaning lime from tank

Have had a Francis Francis X1 espresso machine for almost 10 years. Wondering how to clean the lime build-up from the internal heated water tank.

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  • rjm156 May 22, 2009

    do you mean - brew CLR, then brew vinegar, then brew water? Not sure what you mean by "CLR rinse" as this is an espresso machine with a sealed tank.

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CLR rinse followed by a vinegar brew then a clear water brew cycle

Posted on May 21, 2009

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    Jim Goldsmith May 22, 2009

    yes I put a teaspoon of CLR in my tank fill it up with clear water operate the eexpresso machine then I use 1/2 and, 1/2 of water and, vinegar operate the machine again and, then: rinse the tank with clear water and, mine's ready to use

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