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Philips steam iron GC4413 cleaning instructions

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If steam iron clogs from minerals in water, follow use-guide directions for cleaning, or use a commercial iron cleaner. A fine needle in the nozzle hole may open it again. Sometimes "steaming" will remove lint clogging the iron; fill with at least 1/4 cup water, set it to "steam", and hold in the air or set flat on wire rack over heat and moisture resistant surface like counter protective mat. Let steam until empty. Using only distilled water in steam irons helps avoid mineral buildup. Or if you have burned stains or darkness on the bottom you can Heat equal parts of vinegar and salt in small pan rub solution on cooled iron surface to remove dark or burned stains

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

SOURCE: Philips Azure self-cleaning steam iron

fill your iron with water, put the steam button to the 0 postion, plug your iron in and allow to get hot with the iron set to full heat.
Then unplug your iron hold it over the sink and at the same time hold down the calc button, repeat process until no more limescale come out of your iron, wipe plate with a damp cloth, then iron as normal,
(dont worry about the iron spitting and making a lot of noise during the calcing this is normal)

Posted on Oct 16, 2008

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I have an Enduro 4500 Telfon iron, the auto light is flashing and beeping can you advise how to turn the beeping off.,

Thanking you in advance

Posted on Sep 02, 2010

SOURCE: i have lost my instructions on how to "self clean"

Straight from the manual:
http://www.applianceinsider.com/storage/user-manuals/rowenta/user-manual/DX8000.pdf

Fill the iron with tap water to the max mark on the water tank.
Be sure that variable steam lever is set to minimum.
Stand iron on heel and plug in. • Set thermostat to ••• setting.
Once heated, unplug iron.
Hold iron horizontally over the sink with the soleplate pointing away from body.
Move the variable steam lever completely to the right and hold in the self clean position for one minute.



Warning: Doing this will cause steam and hot water to be ejected from the soleplate. Take all proper precautions and hold iron away from body.
• Move the iron gently back and forth and side to side until all water has run through plate.
• Carefully wipe all water and material from the soleplate with an old towel, as the water and minerals can stain the soleplate (although this has no effect on glide or performance.)
Warning: Iron and soleplate may still be very hot. Exercise care while wiping.
• Place iron on heel and leave to cool. Before using iron after self cleaning, test steam and burst
of steam on an old towel or cloth than can be discarded.

Posted on May 04, 2011

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