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Krups coffeemaker will not work. When I turn it on it just beeps. Display blinks double horizontal lines. Tried to descale it but again it won't start so can't get solution to run through the machine.

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I have the same problem. The coffee makers believes there is no water in the machine, though I know there is.

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How to descale espresso machines.


Have you ever wondered, 'how do I descale my expresso machine?' First lets us understand what is exactly is scaling. The build up of minerals inside the hot parts of your coffee machine or espresso machine is commonly called lime scale. When lime scale builds up inside the Espresso machine, it slows down the water flow, reduces the boiler capacity and can prevent your coffee machine from working properly. To keep your Espresso machine operational at full order, it is important to descale it every three months. The time intervals between descaling depend upon many factors. Quality of your water and the amount of water running through the machine are the two main factors that decide the frequency at which you should descale your Espresso machine. The more you your machine, more often should you descale it. In some cities, in conjunction with a water filter you can use your coffee machine for a year or more without descaling at all. If you use less water by drinking espressos you'll need to descale less often than if you make cappuccinos.

Descaling products are widely available from stores that sell coffeemakers and espresso machines. Be sure that the product you buy to descale your Espresso machine is intended for this specific use only. Before you descale your Espresso machine, always unplug it and make sure that it is cold. Also, never immerse the appliance in water and nor should you use abrasive cleaning products or scouring materials on any part of your Expresso machine. In case your Espresso machine does not come with a instruction guide or booklet, then use a proper citric acid based descaling solution designed for espresso machines. This should be mixed and prepared as per the instructions on the bottle or packet. Once your Espresso machine has been descaled properly you would not be left wondering, 'how do I descale my expresso machine?', treat yourself to a great cup of coffee. Some popular models of Espresso machines are Krups EA8080 Espresseria Automatic, DeLonghi Magnifica EAM3200S, Krups Nespresso CitiZ & Milk XN 7106 Fire-engine red, DeLonghi Perfecta ESAM5400, DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM6600, DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM4200S, DeLonghi Perfecta ESAM5500 and Magimix Nespresso Citiz M190.

Here is a basic generic picture of a espresso system of how they work.
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I hope this helps. Feel to contact me for addition questions. Thanks Mike

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What does it mean to descale my tassimo? the yellow light is on and the screen keeps saying "descale". thanks


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Discard the remaining descaling agent from the water container, rinse it well and refill with fresh, cold water. Clean the machine by flushing water through it in the same manner and emptying the cup as it fills. Make sure that all the descaling solution has been completely rinsed away, and then flush two full water containers through the machine before using it again. Remove the cleaning disc, rinse and refill the water container and your Tassimo machine is ready to use. Also, before you descale your Tassimo machine, always unplug it. Also, never immerse the appliance in water and nor should you use abrasive cleaning products or scouring materials on any part of your Tassimo machine. This method works for most espresso machines, including some of these popular models: the DeLonghi Magnifica EAM3200S, DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM4200S, DeLonghi Perfecta ESAM5400, Gaggia 74507BCN Classic, Krups EA8080 Espresseria Automatic, DeLonghi PrimaDonna ESAM6600, the BC0255 DeLonghi coffee machine and the Krups Nespresso CititZ XN 7006.

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FME4 won't brew; thinks there's no water


I believe that the description you made of the horizontal dashed lines indicates that the unit needs a descaling. If it also says "CALC" on the LCD display, then that probably means that calcium build-up needs to be removed. I am looking for my instruction manual because my machine is currently doing the same thing and in the past I've followed the instructions to descale it using a solution of water and vinegar. The weak acid from the vinegar removes the calcium deposits in the machine. Use distilled water and you won't have to descale it!

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Descaling?


With the selector buttons find Descaling and press OK
This process takes about 35 minutes

1. Empty the water tank, drip tray and grounds container.
2. Insert tray and grounds container, refill tank with with 0.5 Lt. of water and add descaling agent (not the pill or powder used for clean cycle) to tank. Make sure its completely dissolved.
3. Place a container or cup under the steam wand large enough to hold 0.5 lt.

Display says Descaling and press OK
4. Press the water button

Display says Descaling in Progress
after the descaling agent is exhausted

Display says Empty Drip Tray and Spent Grounds
5 Also remove rinse and refill the water tank to Max line
6. Press the water button again

Display says Descaling in Progress
after the machine stops
7. Empty the drip tray and spent. ground container and replace
Display says Rinse Press OK
Display says Appliance Ready

In essence go to Descaling Press OK and follow the directions as they are displayed.

Sep 07, 2008 | Krups Orchestro Dialog FNF2 Espresso...

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Descale


With the selector buttons find Descaling and press OK
This process takes about 35 minutes

1. Empty the water tank, drip tray and grounds container.
2. Insert tray and grounds container, refill tank with with 0.5 Lt. of water and add descaling agent (not the pill or powder used for clean cycle) to tank. Make sure its completely dissolved.
3. Place a container or cup under the steam wand large enough to hold 0.5 lt.

Display says Descaling and press OK
4. Press the water button

Display says Descaling in Progress
after the descaling agent is exhausted

Display says Empty Drip Tray and Spent Grounds
5 Also remove rinse and refill the water tank to Max line
6. Press the water button again

Display says Descaling in Progress
after the machine stops
7. Empty the drip tray and spent. ground container and replace
Display says Rinse Press OK
Display says Appliance Ready

In essence go to Descaling Press OK and follow the directions as they are displayed.

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XP 2070 Won't Stop Beeping


Okay, I had the same problem, started beeping and lights flashing one day, unplugged it and it was okay for a few days then this started happening more often until the machine just beeped and blinked all the time and would not make espresso. When I called Krups customer service I was told it sound like a circuit board problem and to send it in, yes its under warranty but I have to pay shipping both ways, so I decided to check it out myself. So here is the bottom line and what worked for me, I removed the espresso screen (above coffee grounds holder, 1 phillips screw) and ran 4 tank fulls of descaler thru the machine. the hard part was getting it to pump thru the machine. I found if I ran water thru the hot water/steam nozzle first I could get it to run 1 or 2 cycles, I also found that by removing the water tank and turning the system on for a few seconds and running pump dry (not recommended) I could get it to cycle without blinking for a few turns. Ran the 4 tanks of descaler thru, then ran 4-5 tanks of water thru into a bowl until it ran thru clean. The machine is 4 months old and I was shocked at the amount of crud that came out. It now runs fine and no more blinking, If indeed this is the fix for this you would think someone at Krups would have a clue, but I guess there a useless a the owners manual for the xp2070.
Thanks and I hope this helps.
John

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The display reads CALC.


I have a Krups model FME4 and it means that you should descale the machine. Here's a link to the use and care instructions for my model, I assume it would be the same for yours.
http://www.krupsusa.com/Consumer+Services/Product+Support/Results/Use+and+Care/ResultUseAndCare.htm?SelectedService=Use%20and%20Care&SelectedGuIDService={EC10140D-AA43-4DCA-8D3A-A5A4823D9E52}&SelectedProdRef=FME4
My problem is that CALC continues to display even after I've descaled several times. Good luck with yours.

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