How often to clean the components of the built-in coffee machine?

Last updated 26/04/2023 11:42


  • How often to clean the components of the built-in coffee machine?
  • Built-in coffee machine cleaning intervals

Applies to

  • Integrated coffee machines


Appliance Component

Cleaning Interval

Internal Circuit  

  • If not used for more than 3 days

Grounds Container

  • When prompted
  • When necessary
  • When the drip tray is cleaned

Drip Tray

  • When prompted
  • When necessary

Coffee Spouts

  • Once per week

Inside of the Appliance

  • Once per week

Water Tank

  • Once per month 
  • Whenever the water softener filter is replaced

Ground Coffee Funnel

  • Once per month


  • Once per month

Milk Frother

  • After each use

Hot Water/Steam Spout

  • Each time after using milk

Connection nozzle

  • Each time after using the milk frother

For more information on how to clean a specific component, refer to the user manual supplied with your appliance

For AEG coffee machine initial setup, troubleshooting guide and cleaning recommendations see our coffee machine Q&A

How to get the best out of your AEG coffee machine


  • Do not use solvents, abrasive detergents or alcohol to clean the coffee machine. 
  • You need not use chemical products to clean the appliance. 
  • None of the components of the appliance can be washed in a dishwasher with the exception of the milk container. 
  • Do not use metal objects to remove encrustations or coffee deposits as they could scratch metal or plastic surfaces.
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