I found this link about cleaning mold out of the water chamber. http://www.ehow.com/how_5293977_clean-mold-out-coffee-maker.html
My husband made coffee like 2 months ago and never emptied the filter, and there was mold. I can clean the filter basket easily enough but it looks like there’s some mold on the surface of where the water pours from the chamber to the basket. I’m not sure if there’s any where the coffee pours out into the decanter but I’m guessing there’s at least trace amounts, which I can probably scrub decently with a bottle brush and a tiny amount of bleach. The above article says that vinegar won’t get rid of mold. Do you think if I bleach anything that’s accessible, rinse well, and then run the cycle with vinegar and a couple more times with plain water, that it will be clean again? Or do I need to toss it and buy a new coffee maker? Thanks!
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