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Descaling your tassimo machine

Can you use CLR to descale your machine

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My Bosch manual is very specific: DO NOT USE VINEGAR! They recommend you use any commercial coffee machine descaler.
CLR recommends itself for the job and the Jellmar website has instructions.

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CLR is kinda harsh... I Would try white Vinegar first... and take your time... you got all day...
I would worry about CLR breaking down the lime deposits and leaving sediment that may still get caught... and your ability to NOT get the taste out... let alone the possibility of an unwanted corrosive action...

Posted on May 06, 2010

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Tassimo. Why do descaling light and water light turn on in the middle of brewing, then machine stops?


fill it with clr and run it 2 times,then run it with fresh water each time 2x to rinse it,save the clr it is still good,use a water filter on the water

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Do i need to put the yellow disc in to descale lost my manual


https://www.tassimo.ca/en/customer-care/#product-manuals-and-guides

at the above link you will find tassimo manuals
and yes you do need the yellow disc as it has the right bar codes for the descale cycle.
If the manual for the model you have is not available, just read one of the manuals descale sections to refresh your memory, I know I forget how in between descaling sessions

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All lights flash at same time-I need a descaling disc- do not have!


I found that my local appliance parts place (Reliable Parts) had them for about $7 each which was quite a bit less than ebay sellers and direct from Tassimo.
(Make sure yours is not hiding in its slot on the back of the machine.)_

Apr 04, 2014 | Braun Tassimo Espresso Machine/Coffee...

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


In order to keep your Tassimo machine operational at full order, it is important to descale it every three months. Descaling products are widely available from stores that sell coffeemakers and espresso machines. Be sure that the product you buy to descale your Tassimo machine is intended for this specific use only. Mix the descaling product directly in the water container, following the instructions provided on the descaling packaging. Then replace the water container on the machine. Place a large cup or mug on the cup stand, insert the cleaning disc, bar code down and close the brew mechanism. As soon as the AUTO light illuminates, press and release the start/stop button. This will fill the brew cycle with descaling solution. Empty the cup and let the machine stand for 15 minutes. Then open the brew mechanism and close it again, leaving the cleaning disc in place. Repeat this step two more times for maximum descaling effectiveness.

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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Tassimo red light stays on ran descaling disc twice


After many months, I solved the problem of the red light staying on the Tassimo Coffee Maker. Use these easy steps.
1. Fill a 2 cup measuring cup with hot water.
2. Mix in descaler.
3. Pour in the empty water tank.
4. Put the yellow cleaning disk in the chamber and close chamber. Put the two cup measuring cup under the spout.
5. Push and hold the brew button for about 3 seconds (until the red and green light flash.
6. Now don't touch the machine. It will do it's thing for about 20 minutes. (Don't be impatient and start to push buttons, just leave it)
7. When it finishes it's cycle. The red light will turn off. Then clean the water tank and put fresh water and run clean water through the brewing cycle 4 times. Your machine is now ready for use.

Sep 23, 2010 | Bosch Tassimo TAS4511UC Coffee Maker

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Red de scaling light won't shut off


Removing the red descaling light is simple.
1. Fill reservoir with half vinegar and half water (no need for the special descaling product from Tassimo).
2. Turn on machine.
3. Insert yellow cleaning disc found in back of machine.
4. This is where most people have the their problem...You must hold the start button for 3 to 5 seconds for the descaling program to start. Both green and red light will flash.
5. Once started, use a large cup to catch the output of water.
6. The machine will cycle through the descaling program in about 30 to 45 minutes. Be paitent!!!
7. Once completed, run many cups of plain water through the system to remove the vinegar taste.
8. Red light problem is solved.

Hope this works for you.

Apr 11, 2010 | Braun Tassimo Espresso Machine/Coffee...

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How do I descale braun tassimo?


Fill the water tank to the top and add your descaling solution,
Insert the cleaning disc
Press and hold the button on the front.

The descaling program will then run - it will take some time to complete and you may need to refill the water tank before the descaling program has finished.

Mar 17, 2010 | Braun Tassimo Hot Beverage System - T-DISC...

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Has anyone used vinegar to descale their tassimo machine without any damaging their machine? thanks


Never use vinegar to descale esrpresso machines since will destroy the copper parts in long terms. Vinegar is used onle on plastics and st. steel. Try to use special descaling powder which you can find online in ebay maybe

Feb 06, 2010 | Braun Tassimo Espresso Machine/Coffee...

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Bosch tassimo


Solution: Just refill the water tank with water (no descaling solution) all the way to the "Max Line". Then run the full descaling program again --takes approx. 20 minutes. After the program runs completely you will get the yellow "standby" light on and the red "descaling" light will be off.

Next time you descale, be sure and fill your water tank to the "Max Line" before running the descaling program.
Hint: An incomplete cycle (not full tank) is what makes the red light stay on. In other words, it's staying red to tell you to run a full cycle (beginning with the water tank filled to the "Max Line"). Hope this tip is helpful!

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