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Care And Cleaning - KitchenAid Compact Coffee Maker Instructions Manual

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HOW TO CLEAN YOUR
COFFEE MAKER
1. Unplug the coffee maker.
2. Removable parts can be washed in
hot soapy water, rinsed with clean
hot water and dried or washed in the
dishwasher.
3. All other parts should be wiped
clean with a damp cloth. DO NOT
immerse the coffee maker in water.
HOW TO REMOVE CALCIUM
BUILDUP FROM YOUR COFFEE
MAKER
Calcium deposits from water can build up
in your KitchenAid
should be removed to maintain brewing
efficiency and coffee quality. As a rule of
thumb, calcium buildup should be
removed every three months. Local water
conditions or use of the coffee maker more
than once a day may require more
frequent descaling.
1. If using the optional Unique
Charcoal Filter or the Gold Tone
Permanent Filter, remove them from
the coffee maker. DO NOT put a
paper filter or ground coffee in the
Brew Basket.
2. Use a descaling agent or vinegar to
remove calcium deposits.
When using a descaling agent:
1. Following the instructions on the
package for the amounts of descaling
agent and water to use, run the coffee
maker through a complete cycle.

Care and Cleaning

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2. If the cleaning cycle takes longer than
eight minutes to complete, turn the
coffee maker off and allow to cool for
five minutes. Discard used solution
and, using new solution, run through
the cleaning cycle again. Continue this
process until the cycle is completed in
eight minutes or less.
3. Turn off the coffee maker and allow to
cool for five minutes.
4. Run the coffee maker through two
cycles using fresh, cool water. Discard
the water after each cycle.
5. Wash the Brew Basket, Glass Carafe
and Lid in hot, soapy water. Rinse
with hot water.
When using vinegar:
1. Run the coffee maker through two
cycles, using a mixture of six cups of
vinegar and four cups of water in each
cycle. Discard the mixture after each
cycle.
2. If the cleaning cycle takes longer than
eight minutes to complete, turn the
coffee maker off and allow to cool for
five minutes and, using a fresh vinegar
and water mixture, run through the
cleaning cycle again. Continue this
process until the cycle is completed in
eight minutes or less.
3. Turn off the coffee maker and allow to
cool for five minutes.
REPLACEMENT CARAFE
Order a replacement or extra Carafe
from your KitchenAid retailer or call
the KitchenAid Customer Satisfaction
Center 1-800-541-6390.
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