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Steam Iron stopped working, unable to disassemble it

My wife has been using a EuroPro steam ironing unit, model EP8000, ser # AE ZZ 00035471 for a number of years and it just stopped working. I would like to take it apart but it has a very strange screw head that I cannot identify. Something like a star head but there is a point in the middle which means the driver must be hollow in the center. Does anyone know what type of screw driver is required to remove this type of screw? I'd like to try to diagnose the problem before replacing the unit entirely.

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I had the same problem and discovered that they are designed to stop people tampering with appliances. However, you can buy security tamper screwdriver heads. There are loads on e-bay.

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Its called a hollow torq bit matco or snap on but not kragen or pep boys maby sears

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