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Butter melted into top and down in to water container

Is there a way of cleaning the inside where the water is stored. Have tried to run about 30 pot of hot water through but still getting butter coffee....B10-B model I know never set anything on top of the coffee maker....wasn't me

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Mcdevito75 here, Try to clean your coffee maker by running a decanter full of white vinegar thru the system 2--3 times, then fesh water to rinse out the vinegar. Use a new or clean filter at the beginning of the vinegar treatment and after when you rinse with regular water.

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14) Tip the unit as in step 7 to drain the tank water out.
15) Fill a 16 ounce glass with hot water and 2tbsp baking soda, mix and pour into the pour reservoir fill hole.
16) Repeat steps 13 and 14 once.
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