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We need instruction on how to desacle the iron

We have a new tefal protect steam iron. no instruction with to how to descale the iron. There is an orange light on indicating that it is in need of descaling. What do we do from there

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Use white vinegar in water -- about 4 parts water to 1 part vinegar -- pour it into the iron -- let sit for 15 minutes. Empty iron and repeat several times. Then flush iron with water.

There is also deliming solution you can buy -- check product label for how to use on an iron.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

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