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. 1
3. Fill the water reservoir up to the MAX indication with the descaler mixture. Then put the water reservoir back into the coffee machine. 1
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. 1
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. 1
7. Fill the water reservoir with the remainder of the descaler mixture and repeat step 6 1
8. Empty the bowl and place it back under the spout. 1
9. Repeat steps 2 to 8. 1
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. 1
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. 1
12. Fill the water reservoir up to the MAX indication with tap water and repeat step 11. 1
13. Remove the used pad and clean the pod holder after descaling.