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Polti is heating up ok but when you connect hose for steam and press handle no steam results

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  • joreill Nov 10, 2008

    The steam is generating as the Iron attachment works ok,
    Dont understand what is meant by the steam holes are "stucked" if it means blocked they are not as far as I can see.
    The cleaning hose attachment just is not producing the steam.

  • joreill Nov 10, 2008

    The Model is Polti Vapoetta 2400.
    Polti is heating up and the light comes on to say steamm is ready but no steam getting through to cleaning attachment.

  • joreill Nov 10, 2008

    model is Polti Vaporetto 2400 and how do I check the switch on the handle

  • joreill Nov 18, 2008

    Now established Switch on Hose attaschment is broken so need new hose attachment

    where can I buy parts for this PoLTI Vaporetta 2400.

    Sean

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Ijust disconnect the hose. there is a small hole where the hose connects.
 put there a litlle screwdriver in few times in and out. and then the steam will be proper.
the polti must be switched on and heated up before you de this.
be carefull, when you put the screwdriver in, the steam can come on your hands and face.sp please take care.

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Hi This control panel switch regulates the temperature of the water in the tub. It also plays a role in controlling the fill cycle. If you suspect this switch is faulty, remove it and take it to a professional service person for testing (the test takes special equipment). Or, hook a test wire across the switch terminals; if water flows, the switch is faulty. If the switch is faulty, replace it with a new one of the same type. Connect the new switch the same way the old one was connected.

If there's a problem with both water temperature and tub filling cycles, both the temperature switch and the timer may be faulty. Test both components and replace them as necessary. Procedures for testing the timer can be found below.

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    ABHISHEK.C Nov 10, 2008

    hi
    The heating element is used to help dry the dishes. In most dishwashers, the heating element fits around the screen in the bottom of the tub housing; it looks like an electric oven element. The heating element doesn't malfunction often, but it can burn out. If you suspect a faulty element:

    Step 1: Test it with a VOM set to the RX1 scale. Remove the dishwasher's bottom access panel and disconnect one of the power leads to the element. Clip one probe of the VOM to each element terminal. If the meter reads between 15 and 30 ohms, the element is working. If the reading is higher than 30 ohms, the element is faulty and should be replaced.

    Step 2: As needed, replace the heating element with a new one made for the dishwasher. Disconnect the electrical leads to the element's terminal screws and remove the nuts or other fasteners that hold the element to the terminals. From inside the tub, lift the element out. It may be held by clips and ceramic blocks in the tub, but you can easily thread it past these spacers. Set the new heating element in position, reconnect the power leads, and replace the fasteners that hold the element in place.

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May be the problem wud be a blockage in the black pipe that comes from the machine to the trigger, the pipe that carries the steam in other words, so get a piece of wire ong enough to go at least half way down the pipe and then I pushed the wire down the hole at the trigger end and then from the other end that joins to the polti and hey presto the blockage was gone and the machine works fine again. If you use the machine again after you have cleared the blockage from the pipe you should be able to remove the valve from the top remeber that the water is now steam so it is very hot and will burn you so be carefull when opening the valve when hot I think that you will have to open it when it is warm not hot as what has happened is that scale has got in the threads of the valve and sealed it, so if you get it undone.. then get some kettle descaler and put some in a bowl of hot water and put the valve threaded end in the descaler for 10 minutes to get rid of the scale and in the mean time put some descaler around the threads on the polti where the valve goes this will allow the valve to screw back on easily and you will be back to normal use again remember to keep the valve screw threads free of scale in the future...

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Hi there,

may i know the exact model of your unit.

make sure that the switch on the handle was properly working right./

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Hi,

Without a specific model number, any assistance provided would be generic in nature. In most steam systems and based on your description, probable general area to start checking would be:

  • rubber seals that serves as gaskets. There is probable pressure leak;
  • faulty valve;
  • clogged/blocked lines/tubings, pipes/hoses;
  • thermostat faulty, cutting out early, boiling temperature barely or not even reached;
  • relief valve locked in open position.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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    Louie Role Nov 18, 2008

    For replacement parts for the Polti Vaporetto 2400 Steam Cleanerm pls start by clicking here or here.


  • Louie  Role
    Louie Role Nov 23, 2008

    Hi again,

    Any developments or updates so far?


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Check the steam is generating or not, otherwise the steam hole are stucked.

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