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Cleaning my ROWENTA

I've had my Rowenta steamer for a couple of years now it still works great but it stinks very badly when I steam my clothes....It leaves my clothes smelling very bad. I have cleaned it with vinager a few times its just not doing the trick.....please help me and my stinky clothes how do I clean my steamer.I love the way it works but hate the smell.

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jaylex
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SOURCE: Rowenta DA75 - Won't Steam

Can you remove the steam button if you can fill with water heat to maximum and holding over sink remove steam button rod this will clean the steam traks but be careful this gets very hot.

Thanks J

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

SOURCE: Conair GS4 Steamer

faa3e02.jpgthis is from conair instructions included with steamer, finally found it, hope it helps some!

Posted on Jun 28, 2008

DiYerTech
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SOURCE: steam from rowenta preassure iron and steamer

Hi, It is likely you have too much residual water in the iron or have mineral deposits from the tap water you have been using. Rowenta recommends that you use clear filtered drinking or bottled water only. I believe them because the system uses brass & aluminum throughout, so salts or acids would cause corrosion. To clean the system totally, after each ironing session before I put it away, I remove the blue reservoir completely, and run the burst of steam several times until the boiler is empty, and red light indicates it is out of water. I shut the power off and unplug. Wait at least an hour or so, access the boiler tank plug on side & if it is cool to the touch, remove it using a coin (quarter), drain and flush the tank several times with the cleaning tube that came with unit or filtered/drinking bottled water several times over the kitchen sink. Finally, drain all the water completely out of the boiler (I leave the plug & cover off to making sure it is completely dry before putting everything back together, ready for the next time). After several use cycles of the above should clear out the debris. My 1st experience with a used DG980 had exactly the same problem. P.S. before ironing the first article, use several bursts of steam away from the ironing board surface to clear out any standing water that was is in the system. Hope this helps :O)

Posted on Jul 02, 2008

geokohler
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SOURCE: conair steamer

Fill it with boiling hot mixture of half water half vinegar. Let it sit two hours. Rinse and repeat as necessary. Hope this helps you out.
George

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

brnspncr
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SOURCE: MY rowenta Iron wont produce steam. IT heats up

Sounds like the Steam control valve is blocked or not opening. try cleaning the iron with a kit from wallmart or similar store. Failing that :It may be cheaper to buy a new one from wallmart or similar store.

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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SOURCE: I have the IS7500 verticle steamer by Rowenta.It

sounds like the level of the water is below pick up tube u should be able to re adjust the pick up tube

Posted on Feb 12, 2010

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Here I'm going to tell you the basics of cleaning your Rowenta iron :

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CLEANING
Remove water container and clean the main unit with a damp
cloth. To maintain maximum performance, your steamer must
be descaled occasionally. The descaling intervals will depend
on the water quality and the frequency of use. The unit should
be descaled at least once a year or every 100 hours of use.
For descaling proceed as follows:
1. Unplug the unit and remove water container from main unit
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3. Purchase a quality decalcifier agent and follow the instructions
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7. Unplug and detach the water container. Rinse it with fresh
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8. Fill water container with fresh water and repeat steps 5 and 6.
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