I purchased a Shark iron in May 2008, and have had problems since purchase of it. It leaks constantly, and most of time doesn't stay heated. Today the mechanisms of inside of iron, burned out. I don't have the box or receipt, and I'm Not paying the company to ship it back. What is the resolution to this problem!
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It is quite possible that this is a defect in the shark G1490F... I had the same problem and it was a crack in the water holding tank caused by tightening the two front screws (hidden) that hold the tank to the base... It seemed fine at first but after a full heating it developed a crack where it had been weakened when it was assembled... I suggest returning it or if warranty is up , throw it away and get something else..
fill with water turn iron on max keep turning steam dial all the way to the right until you get to self clean hold iron horizontal and make sure you have a towel or something to catch water drips and debris coming out of iron let iron steam and spit water out until it stops on its own turn dial back to regular steam settings wipe residue off of the plate with a towel adjust temp settings back to normal
Hi You obviously live in a hard water area and use the iron a lot. Try using distilled water only. You can get this from motorists shops, they use it for topping up batteries. please leave feedback THANKS
I always purchase your Product and Irons. I like your product very much. so please provide me with address to sent this Iron back for repair. It has always made the lights in the room whenever I Iron go on and off. Also shuts off and on during ironing, then and water leaks from the iron. " Please Help"