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I have seen many questions posted which cannot be answered simply for lack of basic details.

It is understandable - you have a problem which needs a rapid response. In frustration, you post a brief description of your problem just to get it out there. But this reduces your chances of getting a response at all.

I therefore advise that you try to take the time to provide good information such as make and model, your observations of the problem and steps you took to reach the problem, what else you have tried etc.

For example instead of saying "Iron won't turn on", try:
"My Rowenta DG-980 does not heat up. When I switch it on at the wall plug, the red light is off. If I adjust the thermostat dial, it clicks at a certain point, the red light comes on but still the iron does not heat."

I hope this helps in enhancing your chances of solving your problem.


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Because I havent seen your question

Oct 16, 2014 | Tefal Irons

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I was ironing my clothes and i was out of water. I added more and the iron cut off on me. Now when i plug it up it wont even come on.

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Aug 08, 2010 | Euro-Pro Shark GI490 Iron

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Rowenta iron manual needed

If you dropped it it will probably be an easy fix. Just openup the unit and look for a crack in the cicuit board. This is the case 99 percent of the time in apliance drops. If you find a crack in a board simply epoxy it and on the cicuit side of the board solder jumper wires from point a to point b when you follow the boken trace(s). If more than one trace is broken repeat the process until all the circuits can be repaired. Make sure you use wire of a high enough rating to handle the current the trace handles, and also use wire with heat resistant insulation in this application.
First things first though. Just open it up and have a look. The plug to the heating element may have just been knocked off. With a little trouble shooting skills and a good look you should be able to see your problem. If you get it open and see something I did not tell you how to fix just post any question you have and I will answer them for you.

Jul 24, 2008 | Rowenta DZ9080 Iron with Auto Shut-off

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