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Coffee is not hot, can the heating element be replaced and if so, is it worth it or should i just buy another coffee maker?

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Re: Coffee is not hot, can the heating element be...

You are useing a coffemaschine with Nespresso capsul system. Nespresso does not allow the Temperature (out of the mashine) above 89°C . This mashines have normaly 86°C +/- 3°C. Above 89°C the coffee will burn and the tast is ruined. 


Heat up you cup with hot steam and then make you coffee....

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Re: Coffee is not hot, can the heating element be...

Trixie36 how many time i saw that coffee machine ruined because of calcium billdup use a descaler product normally 1 part cleaner 1 part water run the machine stop for a while stop let the product do it job emty everything and dont foget to rinse it very good that stuff is very corrosif cheers

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