Learn how often you should clean and maintain different parts of the Gaggia Magenta Prestige, such as the steam wand, brew group, and water tank.
Regular cleaning and maintenance keep the machine in perfect condition and ensure perfect coffee flavor, a constant coffee flow and an excellent milk froth. Please refer to the table below to know when and how to clean the removable parts of the machine.
|Part Description||When to Clean||How to Clean|
|Milk Carafe||After Use||Start the "QUICK CLEAN" process by following the instructions on the display.|
Clean the milk carafe thoroughly.
|Weekly||Disassemble the milk carafe and clean all its parts under running water.|
|Monthly||Start the "DEEP CLEAN" cycle by following the instructions described in this machine's "How to Clean the Milk Carafe" article. Disassemble the milk carafe and clean all its parts under running water.|
Remove the brew group and clean it under running water.
|Depending on Usage||See this machine's "How to Clean and Lubricate the Brew Group" article.|
|Monthly||Clean the brew group with the Gaggia coffee oil remover to remove any oily coffee residue.|
|Drip Tray Full||When the red mark appears from the drip tray grid||Empty the drip tray and clean it under running water.|
|Coffee Pucks Container||Whenever the machine requires it||Empty the coffee pucks container and clean it under running water. Ensure that the machine is switched on during this procedure, otherwise the
coffee pucks container will not reset.
|Water Tank||Weekly||Clean it under running water.|
|Pre-ground Coffee Compartment/Coffee Outlet Duct||Weekly||
Clean the upper part using the handle of a spoon, as shown below.
|Espresso Tray||Depending on Usage||
Remove the espresso tray and clean it with running water. It can also be washed in the upper tray of a dishwasher.