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Café Gourmet Coffee maker

Café Gourmet Coffee maker

With glass jug, Boil and brew system, Black HD5407/60

Troubleshooting

How do I descale my Philips Café Gourmet coffee maker?

Regular descaling prolongs the life of the appliance and guarantees optimal brewing results for a long time.

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In case of normal use (two brewing cycles a day), descale the appliance:

  • Every two months if you use soft water (up to 13 dH) or filtered water;
  • Every month if you use hard water (over 13 dH).

To descale your appliance, we advise you to use white vinegar (up to max 8% acetic acid), as other
products may damage your coffee maker.

To descale the appliance

Please follow the steps below:

1. Put a filter in the filter holder

filter holder

2. Pour 0.5 litres of white vinegar into the water tank.

pouring vinegar in tank

3. Place the jug on the hotplate. Switch on the appliance and let it complete one brewing cycle.

Jug on hotplate

4. Switch off the appliance and let it cool down for 3 minutes.

Switching off

5. Empty the jug.

Emptying jug

6. Repeat steps 2 to 5.

Note:
If not all scale has been removed from the appliance, repeat steps 2 to 5 once more.

7. Remove the paper filter and throw it away.

8. Rinse the jug with water. Then fill it up to the MAX indication.

Rinsing

9. Pour the water into the water tank.

Pouring water in tank

10. Place the jug on the hotplate. Switch on the appliance and let it complete one brewing cycle.

Completing brewing cycle

11. Switch off the appliance and let it cool down for 3 minutes.

Turning off

12. Empty the jug.

Emptying jug

13. Repeat steps 8 to 12.

to remove any white vinegar and scale residues.

14. Clean the filter holder and the rubber insert. Place the filter holder and the rubber insert back into the appliance.

Cleaning the filter holder and the rubber insert

The information on this page applies to the following models: HD5407/60 , HD5405/60 , HD5410/00 .

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