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The system constantly flashes descale and now will not brew at all even though it has been descaled several times,

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The Coffee Maker can be descaled using
a packaged descaling agent or vinegar.
Always mix the descaling solution using
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• When using a descaling agent, follow
the directions on the package for the
recommended amounts of descaling
agent and water to use.
• When using vinegar, fill the carafe with
a solution consisting of 1⁄2 vinegar and
1⁄2 water.
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2. Run the Coffee Maker through a
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carafe of the descaling solution.
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solution. Keep repeating Step 2 until
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I use distilled white vinegar, but you can use specialized coffee cleaners with this model:

Descaling
Descaling 11
Descale your Tassimo machine every three months to keep it
operating at full potential.
1
Descaling products are widely available from stores selling coffeemakers and espresso
machines. Only use a product intended for descaling. Mix the descaling product
directly in the water container, following the instructions provided on the descaling
packaging. Replace the water container on the machine.
2 Place a large cup or mug on the cup stand, insert the cleaning disc, bar code down,
and close the brew mechanism. When the AUTO light illuminates, press and release
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the cup and let the machine stand for 15 minutes.
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4 Open and close the brew mechanism again, leaving the cleaning disc in place.
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5 Repeat step 4, flushing clean water through the machine in the same manner and
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