Descaling your SENSEO® appliance

How to Descale

1. Switch the machine on. 1
2. Mix 50 grams of citric acid with 1 litre of water in a measuring jug. Stir until the powder is completely dissolved. 2
3. Fill the water reservoir up to the MAX indication with the descaler mixture. Then put the water reservoir back into the coffee machine. 3
4. Place the 1-cup holder with a used coffee pod in the coffee machine. Close the lid and make sure it is properly locked.

A used pod serves as a filter during the descaling process.
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5. Put a bowl with a capacity of at least 1500ml under the spout to collect the descaling mixture. 5
6. Wait till the indicator light burns continuously. Press the 2-cup button and let the machine operate. Repeat this until the water reservoir is empty. 6
7. Fill the water reservoir with the remainder of the descaler mixture and repeat step 6. 7
8. Empty the bowl and place it back under the spout. 8
9. Repeat steps 2 to 8. 9
10. Rinse the water reservoir with tap water and fill the water reservoir up to the MAX indication with tap water. Then put the water reservoir back into the coffee machine. 10
11. Wait till the indicator light burns continuously. Press the 2-cup button and let the machine operate. Repeat this until the water reservoir is empty. 11
12. Fill the water reservoir up to the MAX indication with tap water and repeat step 11. 12
13. Remove the used pad and clean the pod holder after descaling.