Question about Braun Tassimo Espresso Machine/Coffee Maker
No, you can not use vinegar. It will dissolve scale into chunks and block the water heating circuit.
Posted on Jul 10, 2009
Vinegar is fine,use a cup then run 3 more cycles thru with water.
Posted on Jan 07, 2008
On a bosch machine this will also damage the aluminium in the water heater block.
Use only a Citric Acid based descaling solution - avoid any products that use Acetic acid (vinegar).
Also, make sure you remove your water filter before attempting to descale!
Posted on Mar 25, 2010
Ok first check if the machine is in greenlight state when you press and hold the water button, as it will not work when the red exclamation mark blinking.
also check if the button work at all flipping back and forth to hot water and steam.
I have never had this problem that it dident work.
But remember this, you dont have to do the descaling again as that has nothing to do with the reset.
You can even reset the descaling alarm with out having done the descaling.
If that for some reason wouldent work I would think its the CPU card is not working.
Posted on Jul 14, 2008
The manual states that after you descale, you have to hold down the hot water button for 6 seconds, that will turn it off and "reset the timer" till the next time it needs to descale.
Posted on Feb 02, 2009
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I just spoke to Customer Service at Tassimo and they informed me that any descaler can be used as long as it does NOT have vinegar. It can be a liquid or powder and just follow the instructions on the packaging. Hope this works for you.
Posted on Apr 04, 2011
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