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Grind & Brew Coffee maker

Grind & Brew Coffee maker

With glass jug, Integrated coffee grinder, Black and metal, With timer HD7762/00

Troubleshooting

How do I descale my Philips Grind & Brew coffee maker?

Watch the movie with the instructions on descaling, or find the written instructions below.
Use a proper descaling agent or use white household vinegar (4% acetic acid):

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Descaling instructions steps 1 to 5

1) Fill the water reservoir up to the 10-cup indication with white vinegar.
2) Place a paper filter no. 4 (1x4) in the filter basket to collect the scale and close the filter basket holder.
3) Place the empty jug on the hotplate.
4) Push the on/off button on the front of the appliance to switch on the appliance.
5) Press the strength select button and turn the knob to choose the pre-ground coffee setting.

Setting the Grind & Brew appliance to the right state

Descaling instructions step 6

6) Press the centre of the knob to confirm. Then press the centre of the knob again to start the brewing process.

Start the control button of the Grind & Brew appliance

Descaling instructions step 7

7) Wait until half of the vinegar solution has flowed into the jug (3 minutes).
Then press the on/off button to stop the brewing process and let the solution act for at least 15 minutes.

Descaling instructions steps 8 to 13

8) Push the on/off button to switch the coffee maker back on and press the centre of the knob again to continue the brewing process.
Wait until the rest of the solution has flowed into the jug.
9) Throw away the paper filter.
10) Press the on/off button to switch off the coffee maker. Empty the jug and wait 3 minutes to let the appliance cool down.
11) Fill the water reservoir with cold water up to the 10-cup indication and push the on/off button to switch the coffee maker back on.
Press the centre of the knob to start the brewing process.
12) Repeat steps 10–11 until the water no longer tastes or smells like vinegar (2 to 3 times).
13) Clean the filter basket and the jug with hot water and some washing-up liquid or in the dishwasher.

End of instructions.

The information on this page applies to the following models: HD7762/00 .

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