Your espresso maker may be delimed using while household vinegar.
Clean the water tank first, following steps 1-5;
1. make sure the steam selector control knob is in the center oFF position and that
the plug is disconnected from the electrical outlet.
2. if the machine is cool and the pressure has been released (see section CaUTion
PreSSUre), remove the boiler cap and pour 8 ounces of undiluted white
household vinegar into the water tank.
3. screw on the boiler cap and allow machine to sit overnight with the vinegar
solution in the water tank.
4. sLoWLY remove the boiler cap and discard vinegar through the top opening of
the espresso maker.
5. rinse the water tank thoroughly with tap water, repeating this step twice.
To wash internal parts:
1. make sure you clean the inside of the water tank first.
2. make sure control is in the off position, the plug is disconnected from the
electrical outlet, the machine is cool and all pressure in the machine has been
released (see section CaUTion PreSSUre). remove the pressure cap and pour
8 ounces of fresh white household vinegar into the water tank.
3. screw the boiler cap back on top of the water tank. make sure the cap is
4. insert the filter holder into the brew head and place the glass carafe with lid
on the reservoir plate.
5. Plug the machine into the electrical outlet and turn the power switch on.
6. Place a cup with cold water under the steam nozzle. turn the selector control
knob to the "cup" position. When vinegar begins to flow into the carafe, insert
the nozzle into the water and open the steam nozzle slowly by turning the
selector control knob to the "steam" position. After a few seconds close the
steam nozzle by turning the knob back up to the "cup" position. this will clean
any residue left in the nozzle from frothing milk.
7. When all the vinegar has been pumped into the carafe and the flow has
stopped, turn the control knob to "o" and allow the machine to cool.
8. repeat steps 1-7 using only tap water to rinse any remaining traces of vinegar
out of the machine. repeat this process twice, allowing the machine to cool and
pressure to be released before repeating.