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Here is a tip that I wrote that goes into detail about how to descale yourKeurig Coffee Brewer

How toDescale your Keurig Coffee Brewer

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Posted on Aug 07, 2011

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I was searching for this solution then I found the manual in a draw so to help anyone else with the same problem the method is:
Descaling should be carried out every 3 months.
Fill the appliance to max. Dispense maximum size cup to a large cup.
Add descaler to the cup then pour back into appliance.
Dispense the mixture in the appliance into the cup and disgard.
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Empty the appliance then refill with water and run it through the machine and disgard until its at minimum then empty the appliance again.
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Here is a tip that I wrote that will give you some things to try that will helpyou get your Keurig coffee brewer workingagain.

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My keurig says I need to descale.How?


Descaling depends the size of the reservoir. I see the B60 but not the B66 at the Keurig site. The two units are apparently the same from searching the support side of the Keurig site: http://www.keurig.com .

For the Mini coffee makers, you use 20 oz of vinegar (2 10 oz cycles). For the larger Keurig units, it takes 48 oz of vinegar.

In either case, fill the reservoir with vinegar and put a large ceramic (12 oz mug for the mini unit) mug on the drip tray. Do not add a K-cup. For the B60 (and probably the B66), press the Brew button. Discard the vinegar after the cycle. Repeat the brew process until Add Water is indicated. Discard the vinegar each time. Then wait 4 hours with the unit on. Discard the remaining vinegar and rinse the reservoir. Fill the reservoir with 48 oz of water and brew several cups without a K-cup until the "Add water" message appears. Discard the water in the mug each time. Repeat the vinegar cleaning if De-scale still appears in the LCD. Run more water without the K-cup if you notice a remaining taste in the coffee after the rinse procedure.

For the mini, fill the reservoir with 10 oz of water, lift the Brewer handle and lower it after 5 seconds with no K-cup in the unit. Press the Brew button. Discard the vinegar after the cycle. After the first cycle, pour the other 10 oz of vinegar into the Cold Water Reservoir. Lift the handle and lower it after 5 seconds. Press the Brew button and wait until the light becomes steady. When vinegar starts to be dispensed, power off the unit. Wait 30 minutes. Then power on the unit and lift and lower the handle again. Then discard the vinegar after the cycle. Next run 4 rinse brew cycles with 10 oz of water each time. Discard the water each time. The unit should be ready to brew with a K-cup after the 4 rinse cycles.

I hope this helps.

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I have a platinum Keurig coffee maker. I descale


Dear Rschles2,
I too own a Keurig Platinim.. I haven't a solution for your problem but I can tell you that your description of it is right on... I have had the same problem. Every month or two, my Keurig will decide I need a large cup rather than the size I chose. I've found no way to solve it... even unplugging the machine doesn't help. In the end, I remove my Kcup, and let the machine process a large cup of water. After that, it runs perfectly.... well, until the next time the Ghost appears.
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Slow coffee stream and smaller brew size with B70


I had the same problem, contacted Keurig and they suggested the descale procedure, which did nothing. The brew size was very small, the display would not let me select the size, and water was being pushed back into the reservoir. I was able to resolve the problem however.
First I went through a gallon of white vinegar, without results. Then I did the following:
Went to Walmart and bought "Brew Rite". Tried 8 cup mixture (8 cups of water, two tablespoons of mix), did not work. Being persistant, put in another 8 cups, and when the reservoir was empty of the solution let sit 2 hours while unplugged and then put in clear water. By the time I got half way through with the clear water, the device started working properly, no problems since. This may work for you...

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Also, if you have an in sink garbage disposal, don't waste the hot vinegar.  Pour it into the disposal, turning the unit on as you pour, off when you're done.  The vinegar is mildly acidic and will disinfect the disposal unit.

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