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How to Clean Breville Espresso Machine BES870XL



1. When the “CLEAN ME” light illuminates, place a cleaning tablet in the cleaning disc and lock the portafilter into the group head.
2. Turn off machine.
3. Press and hold the 1 CUP and 2 CUP buttons at the same time.
4. Press and hold POWER button as well.
5. Wait 10 seconds with all 3 buttons pressed, and let go once the “CLEAN ME” Cycle starts.

Breville BES870XL Clean Me

“CLEAN ME” Cycle will run for about 5 minutes, once complete, 2 beeps will sound.

6. Now that your machine is clean, you may continue making coffee.

Don’t forget to replace the WATER FILTER every 60 tank refills – more often, if you have hard water in your area – in order to maintain your machine’s health.

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