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MY iron is less than 1 year old. It has been stored for about 3 months. Now when I tried to steam a garment with it, it does not steam unless I hold the steam button down. Otherwise nothing comes through the steam vents. Also, I tried to clean it with the self-clean feature. Nothing will come out of the iron while performing the self-cleaning steps. Has anyone had this type of problem? What does this sound like?

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Sounds like there was water in the line when it was stored, which caused deposits to bild up in the line and not work without pressure. Hence having to press the button to get steam out.
Try loading it full with really hot water and a small amount of bleach. Steam all of the water out of it into the air. Clean out the resevoir with fresh water after it has cooled and try again.
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