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Can't clean little green collection tank

I also have the same problem. The tank is dirty and soaking doesn't get the stuff off. It also now has a odor when I use it because of this problem. They made the design so crappy you can't even fit a baby bottle brush through the hole to scrub the walls of it.

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There's really nothing you can do to clean it once the stuff has dried up inside. After using the machine, clean it every time! I put hot water in a sink and **** it up into the collection tank, repeat this three or four times. Every now and again, remove the rubber anti-backflow piece and clean it out, too.

That's about all you can do. The only other thing you can do is to buy a replacement tank, they're not expensive.

Posted on Sep 19, 2009

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You could try a solution of hot water and baking soda. Works very well for coffee residue on a carafe. Dilute and filter the soda before pouring solution into the tank . then hold the tank and swirl.

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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