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Tefal express iron steam keeps stopping after a while

After about half an hour of ironing, the steam stops. I switch it off and after a while I turn it back on it works. Can you tell me what is the problem?

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SOURCE: My Tefal Steam Generater Iron will not steam

check the little tube that regulates the water to the holes it needs to be changed.good luck.

Posted on Apr 18, 2007

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SOURCE: Tefal Express 1750 has water dripping from it when using steam

That means that water is not heated properly and does not produce steam.

Try a complete descaling, often this happens because the water reservoir and heating element is covered with scale.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 2 yr old Tefal Pro Express Steam generator Iron Trips Fuses

hello does all the electric go off in your home if so theres a bad earth on the iron or the iron element is shorting out also make sure theres no water getting into the iron good luck

shaun

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Iron causing electrical fuse to trip

I would almost definitely say yes. Have a friend or family member bring their iron over and try it. I can think of no other reason why it would trip a breaker. Let me know what happens.

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

ginko
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SOURCE: tefal steam iron not heating up properly

That is probably because the contacts to the element at the base of the iron are broken.

To disassemble you have to remove the casing, then remove the steam pump at front top of iron and then undo the safety screw mounted on the front of the base plate.

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

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