Truma Aquastar 1 V Citric Acid

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  1. cazian

    cazian Funster

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    Just in the process of cleaning my Truma boiler with Aquastar 1 after a 4 month trip to Spain. Happened to read the back of the packet, it's 99% citric acid.
    Cost of the Aquastar £20 quid for 500g, Citric acid on Amazon about £5 for 1 kilo.
    Has anyone used citric acid?
     
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    I use it in my Truma Boiler and Thetford Cassette. It works well for me.
     
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    does the same as white vinegar, which after all is ascetic acid. so dissolves any limescale etc
     
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    Yup, I used to use vinegar but it is hard to completely get rid of the smell. Citric acid no problems for some reason. I found this out on my kettle.
     
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