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Rowenta won't shut off automatically

I left my iron on and in upright position. I got distracted and noticed several hours later that the iron was still hot. The auto-shut off failed to work. I bought the iron at Costco so they might have their own model number.

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Unless you have a 5 or 6 hundred dollar iron, or unless it is brand new, and still under warranty, there is an excellent rule of thumb when an iron quits working: Buy a new one! These days, irons can be purchased cheaply enough that it is WELL worth the money. Not just for the convenience, but for the safety issues. This is an appliance that could burn your house down even if it's in PROPER working order. Hope this helps!!

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Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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