Question about Philips Senseo HD7832 Coffee Maker
Hi; There is a message on the top LCD panel that says 'Calc Clean' how do I clean the Calcium deposit, which is what I am assuming it is asking me? thanks
This is an easy fix. To decalcify your unit you need to make a water/vinegar solution. 2 parts water and 1 part vinegar. You might need to run two pots of the solution through if the first one is very cloudy. When done with that, rinse with 1 pot of fresh water. This should help remedy your calc problem. I hope this is helpful for you.
Happy brewing! NormanZ
Posted on Jul 16, 2009
The vinegar solution is specifically not recommended by Philips as it might damage the aerator that creates the steam. Page 13 has the descaling instructions.
A powder of pure citric acid is what they call for, and googling "citric acid powder" gives you many inexpensive places to order it online.
Posted on Oct 12, 2012
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Fortunately the problem you describe is not model specific. All Jura machines in the series C, E, F, J, S & Z models have the same problem. The Jura recommended maintenance is insufficient or erroneous. Here is how it occurs:
1- When new machine is set up, the instructions advice the owner to set up OK for use of Filter cartridges. This set helps only to display reminders for replacing the filter.
2- The initial set up instruction also advises that with regular use of Filter, descaling the machine will not be needed. That is really not accurate. Consequently, the reminders for descaling are delayed for over one year or more. This causes serious consequence with accumulation of Calcium deposits in the entire hydraulic and coffee system.
3- Use of Filters alone does not prevent Calcium deposits. Cleaning tables recommended & sold by Jura do not remove Calcium deposits in the coffee/water passages. The automatic descaling method recommended by Jura leaves the coffee side of the machine unclean. The error message in your machine is due to Calcium deposits in the Brew group, coffee outlet & the faucet dispensing coffee in the cup. I suggest all Jura machine owners should manually descale machine. Manually descaling includes use of 6 to 10 rinse cycles with descaling solution in the water tank. The error message "Clean Machine" is accurate. This error message is pointing to descale the Brew group, coffee outlet tube and coffee dispensing faucet by using rinse cycles.
After the rinse cycles are complete, refill Descaling solution in the water tank & continue descaling the rest of the machine by using hot water dispensing function, ½ cup at a time until the tank is empty. Finally, give a final flushing of machine to flush out remaining descaling solution inside the machine.
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It is best for your
device to use distilled or at least once boiled water. If you do so
you will avoid filling with calcium and the life of your machine will
Anti calc powders for
small machines exists, if you already have calcium in it you should clean it. After
that you will keep it clean using once boiled and then cooled water.
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