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How do I descale my SENSEO?

Please watch the movie or follow the written instruction below with the easy steps how to descale your SENSEO.
The descaling procedure consist out of two descaling cycles and 2 rinsing cycles.

Descaling

Only citric acid-based descalers are suitable for descaling the SENSEO coffee machine.

Philips has developed a special SENSEO descaler for this which is available under type numbers HD7006, HD7011 and HD7012.

This type of descaler descales the appliance without damaging it.

Note: Never use a descaling agent based on mineral acids such as sulfuric acid, hydrochloric acid, sulfamic acid and acetic acid (e.g. vinegar). These descaling agents may damage your SENSEO coffee machine.

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Descaling instruction step 1 - 5

1) Press the on/off button to switch on the appliance.
2) Mix 50 grams of citric acid with 1 liter of water in a measuring jug and stir until the powder is completely dissolved.
3) Fill the water tank with the descaling mixture and place the water tank back onto the coffee machine.
4) Place a bowl with a capacity of min 1500ml under the spout to catch the descaler mixture.
5) Place the 1-cup pod holder with a used coffee pod in the coffee machine and close the lid.
Note: The used coffee pod serves as a filter to capture scale residues.

Dislove descaler mixture with 1 liter water

Descaling instruction step 6 - 8

6) Press the 2-cup button and let the machine operate. When it is done, let the machine heat up again.
7) When it is heated up and the on/off light lights up continuously press again the 2-cup button and let the machine operate.
8) Repeat this until the water tank is empty.

Note: Not all SENSEO machine types have a water tank with a capacity of 1 liter. If you have a SENSEO machine with a smaller water tank, add the rest of the descaling mixture in the water tank and repeat pressing the 2-cup button until the water tank is empty.

Press two cup button to start descaling

Descaling instruction step 9 - 11

9) Empty the bowl.
10) Remove the used coffee pad.
11) Repeat steps 2 to 10 once more for the second descaling cycle.

Rinsing instruction 12 - 14

12) Remove the used coffee pad.
13) Empty the bowl.
14) Rinse the water reservoir with water and fill it up to the MAX indication with fresh cold water.

fill water tank with water to the max indication

Rinsing instruction 15 - 17

15) Press the 2-cup button and let the machine operate. When it is done, let the machine heat up again.
16) When it is heated up and the on/off light lights up continuously press again the 2-cup button and let the machine operate.
17) Repeat this until the water tank is empty.
18) Repeat step 13 till 17 once more for the second rinsing cycle.
End descaling procedure.

The information on this page applies to the following models: HD7810/95 , HD7810/65 , HD7832/55 , HD7820/65 , HD7810/75 , HD7810/15 . more less

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