Cleaning Mineral Deposits; Need Help; Full Two-Year Warranty - Black & Decker DCM16 Use And Care Book Manual

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a hard water area, you may have to clean the Coffeemaker more frequently. It is time to
clean the unit if it shuts off before all the water has pumped through the system.
2. During cleaning, more steaming may occur than when brewing coffee. Pour 8 oz. (237 ml)
of white vinegar into the Water Reservoir and fill to the Max Fill Line with tap water. Place
a 16 oz. (473 ml) (or slightly larger) container on the Mug Rest.
3. Turn the Coffeemaker on and let the cleaning solution brew through. Fill the reservoir
with cold water to the Max Fill Line and brew the plain water through to flush out any
remaining solution.
4. Let the cleaning solution brew into the container until the Coffeemaker turns off.
Repeat the process using a new solution; do not reuse the first solution. Then repeat
once more with only cold water to remove any remaining vinegar taste. Wash and dry
the Permanent Filter and Filter Basket.


Service, if necessary, must be performed by a Black & Decker Household Appliance
Company-Owned or Authorized Service Center. The Service Center nearest you can be
found on the enclosed insert, in the yellow pages of your phone book under "Appliances -
Small - Repairing", or by calling the appropriate "800" number on the cover of this book. If
mailing or shipping your Coffeemaker, pack it carefully in any sturdy carton with enough
packing material to prevent damage. Include a note describing the problem to our Service
Center and be sure to give your return address and phone number. We also suggest that
you insure the package for your protection. Consumer-replaceable parts and accessories
are available at Black & Decker Household Appliance Company-Owned or Authorized
Service Centers.


Black & Decker warrants this product against any defects that are due to faulty material
or workmanship for a two-year period after the original date of consumer purchase or
receipt as a gift. This warranty does not include damage to the product resulting from
accident or misuse.
If the product should become defective within the warranty period, we will repair it or
elect to replace it free of charge. We will return your product, transportation charges
3. Parts washed in a dishwasher may appear to
fade. To restore color, polish with a soft, dry cloth.
4. To clean inside the Reservoir Cover, unsnap the
Water Spreader and wipe the surfaces with a damp
cloth. (Figure D)
5. After cleaning, press the Water Spreader back
against the Cover and snap it into place.


1. Clean your Coffeemaker approximately once every
3 months to flush out mineral deposits. If you live in

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