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Saeco Energica Super-automatic espresso machine

Saeco Energica Super-automatic espresso machine

Integrated milk jug & frother, Stainless steel HD8852/47

Troubleshooting

How to descale my Saeco Energica espresso machine

Descaling your Saeco Energica espresso machine helps keeping it in optimal condition. Discover how to easily do this yourself.

Before you start the descaling cycle.

  • The complete descaling takes about 30 minutes and consists of a descaling cycle and rinsing cycles
  • Once started you need to complete the descale procedure till the very end
  • Use Saeco/Philips descaling solution CA7600 or CA6701, never use vinegar as a decalcifier

Before you start:

  • Empty the drip tray
  • Have a container available to collect the water during the descaling process
  • Remove the INTENZA+ water filter from the water tank (if placed)
  • Remove the Pannarello / Cappuccinatore / Automatic milk frother (if placed)

Descale instructions - descale cycle steps 1-8

1) In the MACHINE MENU, select the “MAINTENANCE” option
2) Select “DESCALING” and confirm with OK
3) Press OK button to confirm
4) Remove the water tank, and if installed, remove the INTENZA+ water filter. Pour the entire content of the Saeco decalcifier. Then fill the water tank with fresh water up to the MAX level. Press the OK button
5) Empty the (internal) / (external) drip tray. Press the OK button
6) Insert the hot water dispensing spout. Press the OK button
7) Place a large container under the coffee and the hot water dispensing spout. Press the OK button
8) The machine will start dispensing the descaling solution at intervals. The bar on the display shows the cycle progress

Descale instructions - rinsing cycle steps 9-19

9) The message indicates the end of the first step. The water tank needs to be rinsed. Fill the water tank with fresh water up to the MAX level. Press the OK button
10) Empty the (internal) drip tray and place it back. Then, press the OK button
11) Insert the hot water dispensing spout. Press the OK button
12) Empty the container and place it back under the dispensing spout. Press the OK button
13) The rinsing cycle is activated. The bar shows the cycle progress
14) When the amount of water needed for the rinse cycle has been completely dispensed, the machine automatically ends the descaling process by showing this display after a short heating up phase
15) Remove and empty the container
16) Remove and wash the hot water dispensing spout
17) Empty the (internal) drip tray and place it back
18) Place back the “INTENZA+” water filter into the water tank if it was installed
19). The descaling cycle is now complete

The information on this page applies to the following models: HD8852/47 .

Troubleshooting

Dispensing(4)
Leaking(2)
Error notifications(3)
Heat issues(1)
Milk(1)
Alarm(2)
Functionality(1)
Grinder(2)
Performance(2)
Brew group(2)
Noise(1)
Maintenance(2)

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