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Scale build up problem in iron

Hi, I have a Sunbeam Ultura 5900 and do not know how to clean out scale build up in steam holes as I have misplaced instructions.
Can anyone please advise how to do this.
Many thanks margaret

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  • oxvargus Feb 08, 2009

    Thnak you for your help, I was really hoping someone had the instruction from sunbeam.

    But I will try this, Many thanks

    Margaret

  • oxvargus Feb 08, 2009

    Many thanks , really great to find a solution , much appreciated

    Margaret

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White vinegar and a toothbrush. You can clean the whole steam path with 25% vinegar to 75% water. Steam it through. Run plain water afterwards to rinse it out.

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

  • David Shaub Feb 08, 2009

    I used to work for the warranty center in my town. This is how we cleaned them out.

  • David Shaub Feb 09, 2009

    If you DON'T have a non stick iron, you can remove any major scratches in the sole plate with brown Scotch Brite. Go from front to back, not side to side.

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