Gevalia XCE8 User Manual
When cleaning the Carafe, DO NOT put your hands inside the Glass Carafe or insert
anything into the glass chamber for the glass is fragile and may break. Clean your
Glass Carafe by rinsing it with warm soapy water.
The Glass Carafe Lid and Removable Filter Basket may be washed with warm soapy
water or placed in the top rack of the dishwasher. Do not place any other parts of the
Coffeemaker in the dishwasher.
Rinse the Removable Filter Holder thoroughly after every use to insure trouble-free
Do not clean the inside of the Water Reservoir with a cloth as the cloth may have a
lint residue that could clog the Coffeemaker.
For stubborn stains, use a nylon or plastic pad with a non-abrasive cleaner. Do not
use metal scouring pads or abrasive cleaners.
DECALCIFYING YOUR COFFEEMAKER
Calcium deposits may build up in the Coffeemaker as a result of minerals commonly
found in drinking water. The build-up is normal and may result in longer brewing
times. This slow down can be eliminated by periodically decalcifying the Coffeemaker.
We recommend decalcifying your unit with Gevalia Cleancaf Cleaner & Descaler.
Nontoxic, biodegradable and odorless Cleancaf is a quick and easy way to keep
coffeemakers clean, fresh and odor free. Use bi-monthly to remove or prevent oil
residue and mineral buildup. You can order Cleancaf by calling 1-800-GEVALIA
(1-800-438-2542) or visiting us at
A solution of two tablespoons of white vinegar to one carafe of cold water
may also be used to decalcify. Pour the solution into the Water Reservoir,
and then close the Hinged Reservoir Lid. Place the Glass Carafe securely
on the Warming Plate and allow the Coffeemaker to brew the vinegar
solution. Once it has finished brewing, empty the Glass Carafe and rinse it
out with cold water. Refill the Water Reservoir with cold water only and run
another new cycle to remove any remaining residue.