How to use the Philips/Saeco Coffee Oil remover tablets
Philips/Saeco Coffee oil remover tablets (CA6704) help to remove grease from your espresso machine's brew group filter to ensure your machine continues to function properly. You will find step-by-step instructions below.
Note: Using the Coffee oil remover tablets will not descale your espresso machine.
Instructions for espresso machines with pre-ground coffee function
Switch ON the machine
Fill the water tank with tap water to the MAX indicator and place a cup underneath the coffee spout
Put one coffee oil remover tablet in the pre-ground coffee compartment
Select the pre-ground coffee function
Select coffee and start brewing. When half a cup of water has been brewed, unplug the machine
Let the coffee oil remover solution act for at least 15 minutes. Insert the mains plug back into a wall socket and switch on the machine. The machine will start heating up and perform an automatic rinse.
Open the service door and remove the brew group.
Rinse the brew group thoroughly with tap water
Reinsert the brew group into the machine and put a cup underneath the coffee spout
Select the pre-ground coffee function again and do not add any pre-ground coffee
Select coffee and start brewing. The machine will dispense some water. Repeat this step twice.
Instructions for espresso machines without pre-ground coffee function
Open the service door and remove the brew group
Put one coffee oil remover tablet in a cup and fill the cup with 150 ml hot water. Wait until the tablet is completely dissolved
Use the coffee oil remover solution to clean the filter of the brew group. Use a soft sponge or brush to clean the filter.
After cleaning, let the solution act for 15 minutes
After 15 minutes, rinse the brew group thoroughly with tap water
Place back the brew group into the machine.
Coffee oil remover tablets do not descale
Coffee oil remover tablets do not descale your Saeco espresso machine. You can use the Saeco descaler (CA6700 or CA6702) to descale your Saeco espresso machine.