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Delonghi magnifica eam 3200 won't descale

My delonghi magnifica eam 3200 needs to be descaled. I have done this in the past with no problems. This time, however, when I press the descale button for 5 seconds, the green lights do not switch off and the descaling process cannot commence. Any advice would be much appreciated.

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  • annetoner Mar 21, 2009

    Hi Kram

  • annetoner Mar 21, 2009

    Hello.... Kram?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    Delonghi magnifica red light

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Where in the UK can I order these and can anyone please supply any diagrams that will help in replacing these? Your help in this matter is very much appreciated.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    I have tried to descale the machine when the orange light comes on but it will only trickle out of the coffee part of the machine?

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    how do i descale delonghi magnifica s using vinegar



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I have the same problem. The descale cycle won't start when I hold down the descale button. It just keeps blinking. I've just been running vinegar through it, and hoping that it removes the lime. I think the button is just bad, or the computer is bad. It seems like a factory defect because the descale cycle hasn't been done enough to wear out the button.

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