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Descaling - MAGIMIX L EXPRESSO Instructions For Use Manual

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Limescale is the main cause of malfunction. The first sign of the build-up of scale is a change in
the quality of your coffee. It will also eventually damage your appliance. This is why you must
regularly descale your coffeemaker in order to ensure that it continues to function properly and
without any reduction in its lifespan. The speed at which your appliance is affected will depend
on the hardness of your water.
NB : problems due to failure to descale or descaling that has not been carried out according to
the instructions for use are not covered by the warranty.
How to gauge the hardness of your water ?
Use the tester supplied with your machine.
Dip it in cold water for one second, shake off any excess water and compare the result to the
table below.
Measure the hardness of your water
The test shows
Descaling method :
We recommend you use a special descaling product for coffee makers (avoid powders which do
no dissolve well).
Never use vinegar.
The pipe : always rinse and wipe clean after use, as described on
p. 12.
Regularly, or if the pipe becomes blocked, unscrew it in an
anticlockwise direction and clear it with a needle.
The extractor head : the ground coffee sometimes sticks to the seal
and the grid of the extractor head. Wipe it with a damp sponge.
Do not use alcohol, solvents or aggressive cleaning products.
NB : We advise you not to wash the removable parts in the dish-
washer, as this may make them more fragile and cause their colour
to fade.
That your water is...
Very soft
Average hardness
Very hard

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