Scale forms during normal use of the appliance; a descaling treatment should be carried out every 3-4 months, either when you notice a reduced water flow or the following message is displayed:
If you wish to carry this out at home, you can use a commercially available descaling product for coffee makers that is non-toxic and/or not harmful.
Caution! Never use vinegar.
To descale the appliance proceed as follows:
If you use a product other than the recommended one, you should follow the manufacturer’s directions on the package.
If the descaling cycle is interrupted by switching the machine OFF, it will automatically resume when the machine is switched back ON.
The descaling cycle can be interrupted by turning the steam knob clockwise and then pressing the button .
The display will show:
Warning! After interrupting the cycle you must empty the water tank of the descaling solution and wash out the tank with fresh drinking water; the machine circuit must be cleansed by carrying out a rinse cycle. The display will show:
Follow the directions for a normal rinse cycle.
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