Saeco Intelia Super-automatic espresso machine

Brews 7 coffee varieties, Classic Milk Frother, Black, 5 step adjustable grinder HD8751/11


How to clean and maintain my Philips/Saeco espresso machine

It is important to keep your Philips/ Saeco espresso machine clean to ensure optimal performance of the machine, parts and taste of coffee.

Step-by-step cleaning instructions for your espresso machine are written in the user manual. We have added some general instructional videos below on how to clean your machine and its parts.

For specific cleaning instructions for your espresso machine please visit our Coffee Care support page.

Cleaning the brew group

The brew group needs a weekly and monthly maintenance. Our instructional video below explains how to do this.

  • Weekly cleaning: Rinse the machine's brew group using lukewarm water
  • Monthly cleaning: Use the Coffee oil remover tablets CA6704 to remove oil from the filter on the brew group
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Lubricating the brew group

It is important to lubricate the brew group frequently, so that the mechanical parts in your espresso machine continue to move easily.

Lubricate the brew group every 2 months.

  1. Apply a thin layer of grease on the piston of the brew group
  2. Apply a thin layer of grease around the shaft located on the bottom of the brew group
  3. Apply a thin layer of grease to the rails on both sides.

Cleaning the drip tray, coffee grounds container and water tank

Below you will find information on how often you should clean the drip tray, coffee grounds container and water tank:

  • Drip tray: Empty it daily or as soon as the red indicator pops up through the tray
  • Coffee grounds container: Clean it weekly and empty the coffee grounds container when prompted by the machine
  • Water tank: Clean and rinse it weekly under tap water
Philips espresso machines parts

Cleaning milk systems

Cleaning the LatteGo

After every use: Rinse the LatteGo under tap water or clean the two parts in the dishwasher.

Cleaning the milk carafe

  • After every use: Rinse the top part of the milk carafe and tube with lukewarm water.
  • Weekly: Disassemble and clean all parts of the milk carafe in lukewarm water.
  • Monthly: Use Saeco milk circuit cleaner CA6705 to prevent the milk circuits from clogging. Refer to the user manual for step-by-step instructions.

Cleaning the classic milk frother

Daily: After removing the external part of the classic milk frother rinse it with fresh water.

Philips espresso machines milk system

The information on this page applies to the following models: HD8751/11 , HD8930/01 , HD8837/01 , HD8944/01 . more less

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