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Shot of steam button won't depress. Love this iron and don't want a newer model. Any suggestions?

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SOURCE: Brown spots coming from steam iron

you can mix 50% water with 50% vinager let it set in the iron overnight then turn it on and let the steam run out.What happens is the inside of the iron where the water is had corroded or rusted or has lime deposits.the vinager will break this loose overnight.also after you let the iron steam out all the mixture,flush the iron 4 to 5 times and start using fresh water from a store bought gallon.your tap water is probably full of iron.

Posted on Nov 15, 2007

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If you are having steam problems then the cartridge needs changing.

I phoned them (0161 652 1211) and they do sell the cartridge for £5.99 including delivery but are out of stock for a couple of weeks. You have to send them a cheque or postal orders. Good luck.

Send Cheque for £5.99 for each cartridge with note of model etc.
Pulse Home Products Ltd.
Middleton Road
Royton
Oldham
OL2 5LN

Posted on Oct 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Steam button not working

I had the same problem. I found the trigger button at SmallAppliances.com. You'll have to pry off the rubber grip, and unscrew one or two screws on the handle, bu the trigger inserts neatly into the space. Screw it back together, snap on the rubber grip and it will work like new. Below is the part number & price.

Rowenta DG0123 Knob Trigger, Blue $9.99 (plus shipping)

Watch out, the next thing that will go is the on/off switch. Once it starts getting difficult to turn the unit on or off, just plug and unplug it until you get the new part, or you will be stuck one day and need the iron and go to turn it on and it wont start.

The part is $20, and the same site has it available.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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SOURCE: need to clean my sunbeam steam iron and can't find

Fill it with white distilled vinager and sey it in a shallow pan with enough of the same vinager to cover the shoe. Let that sit overnight then try the clean function again.
Eric

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

SOURCE: Can't find manual for Sunbeam Steam Master 4055

http://www.retrevo.com/support/Sunbeam-4055-manual/id/952ci155/t/2/

Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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