Mix equal parts vinegar and water, then brew. After it's finished, brew again with just clean water to rinse any remaining vinegar solution away. Remove deep stains from the coffee pot with a soft sponge and some baking soda.
Also know, how often do you need to clean a coffee maker?
You should clean your coffee maker at least once a month. Every time you brew coffee, debris from the beans and hard water and lime deposits build up inside the machine. It needs to be cleaned to remove those deposits and keep your java tasting fresh.
How do you clean a coffee maker with baking soda?
You can use baking soda to clean out your automatic coffee maker much in the same way you would use the white vinegar. Simply fill your coffeepot with water stirring in a quarter cup of baking soda, you will want to be sure and use warm water so that the baking soda dissolves properly.
How do you use the clean cycle on Mr Coffee?
Mr. Coffee® Cleaner works best, but you can also use vinegar if need be. If you do, pour four cups of white vinegar into the machine and using an empty filter, brew the solution. The Mr. Coffee® Performance Brew 12-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker will pause for 30 minutes while the solution does its job.