Clean faucet by letting clear hot water run through it, white moving handle up and down. Keep faucet in closed
position when not in use.
Clean basket, stem and cover in hot soapy water. Rinse thoroughly. Do not dean cover in a dishwasher. Aluminum
will permanently discolor.
Clean glass "coffee-level" gauge (100-cup and 55-cup Models) with the brush provided. Unscrew the gauge
cap and remove the glass tube. Clean tube in hot soapy water. Rinse thoroughly. Replace. The brush may also
be used to dean the stem.
Clean outside of coffeemaker with a damp cloth, then polish with a dry cloth. Sterling silver polish maybe wed.
Do not use scouring pads or powders.
Special Cleaning - every 2 weeks
If coffeemaker is used daily. a special cleaning every 7 weeks (in addition to regular cleaning) is necessary to
thoroughly dean the heating well If the heating well is not kept clean, the performance of the coffeemaker be
Fill coffeemaker with 1 quart each of cold water and white distilled vinegar. Put empty basket and stem in
coffeemaker. Cover and plug in (and/or turn "ON "). Let coffeemaker run through perking cycle. Let stand 20
minutes. Turn "OFF"" and/or unplug. Drain coffeemaker and cool (The vinegar and water solution may be saved
for future cleaning, Label container of solution indicating its contents and its use. Add an additional 1 to 2 cups of
vinegar to the solution when reusing, for thorough cleaning.
Add a small amount of hot soapy water to coffeemaker and scour interior and heating well with a nylon scouring
pad. Drain wash basket and stem.
Unscrew faucet handle. Move brush up and down through faucet. Then insert brush through opening inside
coffeemaker to clean faucet connection. Replace faucet handle. Wash faucet handle in hot soapy waster and
Rinse inside of coffeemaker and parts thoroughly with clean hot water. Then dry.
Do not use a baking soda solution, it will discolor and pit the aluminum.
Your coffeemaker needs no special care other than cleaning. If servicing becomes necessary, please
take your coffeemaker to an authorized West Bend service center. Do not attempt to repair it yourself.