Cleaning Instructions for the AEG Coffee Maker

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Cleaning Instructions for the AEG Coffee Maker
The AEG coffee maker simplifies tasks such as grinding the coffee beans. (making fresh ground coffee image by scalesy from Fotolia.com)

The AEG-Electrolux coffee maker is a built-in coffee bar. Its features include a coffee-bean grinder, drip tray and electronic touch-control programming. This exceptional piece of luxury coffee-making equipment costs over £650 and includes a milk foamer, but it cannot clean out the usual lime and coffee bean oil build-ups that occur. For that job, its time to bring out a simple bottle of vinegar.

Skill level:
Easy

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Things you need

  • White distilled vinegar
  • Paper towels
  • Pure deionised water

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Soak the coffee pot and mesh filter in vinegar and let them sit for 15 to 30 minutes to remove any hard-water residues.

  2. 2

    Wet a paper towel with vinegar and clean the heating element, drip tray and exterior plating.

  3. 3

    Rinse out the coffee pot and filter. Fill the water tank with fresh vinegar. Put the filter back into position. Set the machine to the six-cup setting and run the machine with the coffee pot in place.

  4. 4

    Repeat step three.

  5. 5

    Fill the water tank with deionised water and run again to remove all the vinegar.

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