Over time, there is the possibility that minerals from the water will build-up in your system.
This is a common cause for leaking water from the taps.
To resolve this issue, you will need:
- 1/4 cup of bleach
- 1 or 2 empty water jug (same ones you use for the dispenser)
- 1 bucket (preferably 6-8 liter capacity)
When you're ready to begin, turn the unit off.
Then, unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet and remove the water bottle.
Dispense water from both the hot and cold taps into the bucket in order to remove the remaining water from the reservoirs in the unit. Be careful with the hot water. Then empty the bucket.
Next, take the empty water jug and pour the bleach in and then add tap water into the empty bottle about 1/8 full. You want it just a little more than what it will take to fill the reservoir in the unit.
Now you will place that jug onto the dispenser.
Plug the the power cord back into the outlet and turn the unit on.
Allow the solution of bleach and water to fill the reservoirs. Once this solution has filled the reservoirs, wait about 15 minutes.
Then dispense the water from both the hot and cold taps into the bucket to remove all the water from the system. Again be careful with the hot water.
Next, turn the unit off again and unplug the cord and remove the jug.
Now you'll need to rinse the current bleach solution jug, or of you have another spare jug, use that instead.
Refill the jug again with hot tap water about 1/4 full as you want double the amount of water this time compared to the bleach solution. Then place the jug back onto the unit.
While keeping the machine off and unplugged, let the hot water fill the reservoir again and let it sit for about 10 minutes and then dispense all the hot water from both the hot and cold taps into your bucket. Then empty the bucket.
Now remove you can remove the jug and pull the unit away from the wall. You'll then need to place the bucket below the drain spout which should be on the back on the unit.
Remove the cap and plug from the drain spout and let the water drain out of the system. Once the water has drained, reinstall the plug and cap.
Now you can reuse the jug that you originally removed if it was still full, or you can use a brand new jug. Plug the unit back in and power it back on.
This method should have removed all the mineral deposits that was preventing the rubber inside the spout to form a proper seal.