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How do I fix the steam on/off switch on my rowenta dw9280

The first time I used the iron the steam button which slides back and forth for steam broke and fell into the iron. Can I open the iron to fix it? Thanks

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SOURCE: Rowenta DA75 - Won't Steam

Can you remove the steam button if you can fill with water heat to maximum and holding over sink remove steam button rod this will clean the steam traks but be careful this gets very hot.

Thanks J

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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The wire inside the cord is likely torn ant it connects and disconnects as it is moved back and forth. This happened to me too. I just need to find where to get a new cord.

Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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SOURCE: Rowenta Steam Iron Leak

I have purchased two Rowenta irons. Both have the problem with water leakage. The entire iron looses all of it's water....both in the stand up position and the sitting down position. This happened after a couple of months for both items. I contacted Rowenta and they never responded. I will never purchase another item from them. Obviously, the irons must be defective. I'm going to contact consumer affairs.

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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SOURCE: ROWENTA STAM IRON - NO STEAM !!!!

Hi,
Try using different water...

Here is a tip that will help you with that problem...

My Steam Iron is Leaking Water
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5301301-steam_iron_leaking_water

heatman101

Posted on Jul 14, 2010

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SOURCE: Cleaning a Rowenta steam iron

According to the manual, you should use regular tap water as long as it is not above 12 grains of hardness. Never use 100% pure distilled water, Rowenta recommends using inexpensive bottled spring water.

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

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Need manual for rowenta DW2090 iron


I have provided a link to a manual that seems to belong to your model. But unsure what features your model has. This is not available for some reason at the Rowenta USA website.
Refer page 7 of the manual available at this site
http://laundry.manualsonline.com/manuals/mfg/rowenta/1103898336__4605.html?p=1

Self Clean - prolongs the life of the iron
The Self clean function flushes dirt and scale particles
out of the steam chamber.
To operate:
• Fill the tank with untreated tap water up to the maximum
mark and heat the iron to max. temperature.
• Unplug from the mains.
• Hold iron over a sink horizontally, push the steam control
3 past the position and into the Self Clean position
and hold it there: steam will now begin to build up.
After a few seconds water and steam will emerge from
the soleplate, rinsing dirt and scale particles out of the
steam chamber.

After approx. 1 minute move the steam control slide to
the position.
• Insert mains plug and allow the iron to heat up again.
• Wait until the remaining water has evaporated.
• Unplug from the mains and allow iron to fully cool
down.
• When cool, the soleplate can be wiped with a damp
cloth.
We recommend using the Self Clean function approx.
Every 2 weeks. If the water is very hard, the iron should
be cleaned weekly.
Self Clean Valve
The self clean valve prevents the drip hole into the steam
chamber from furring or blocking up. To ensure the iron
continues to function properly, open and close the valve
by sliding the steam control to max then min a few times
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Parts for Model DG8030


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The tank in my rowenta iron is producing steam but the iron is not producing steam


Yes the iron needs to be cleaned. They do have a descaler to clean. the Steam valve with a electronic switch is broken, that is what opens and lets the steam out of the iron when you press the button.
Google Rowenta repair Centers.

Jun 30, 2014 | Rowenta DG5030 Iron

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The steam button is producing no steam, how to fix it?


have u descale it .I use pure white vinegar in the iron switch on the hottish setting then keep pressing the stream button. But getting rid of the lime scale is a lot harder.

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"My rowenta DG9540 iron won't stop steaming. It starts as soon as it is switched on regardless whether the steam button is pushed in or not. What might the problem be?"


1) check the ejection button of the stems for particles, has blockage the mecanism by using hard water to due mineral deposit clean it.
2) other wise you must go to some repair shop for fix it.
God bless you

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Trigger button broke during ironing. What to do?????


The fix is easy, order the trigger that has an actuating tab that is probably broken off. Gently pry up the blue cushion from the front to the back near the cord and you will see the tab lying over the switch. I order my parts from the Rowenta Region Service Center below:

California Electric Service in Concord CA (it is the only Rowenta repair station in California) go to either of the following addresses:
their website is: http://www.californiaelectricservice.com/
or tech service: service@californiaelectricservice.com

Keep us informed as you resolve and solve the problem. It is a fine machine and well worth the repair.

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I need to use the self clean on my Rowenta professional iron


On the Rowenta DX8750 Professional model you fill the water tank, set on high, and HOLD the steam level lever all the way over to the right (where it says "self clean"). I did not see the info on the internet anywhere (not even in an online manual I found - my husband pointed it out to me.

You have to hold the lever over the entire time, it won't stay in that position so you almost have to use two hands. Pick the iron up hold it as you would ironing and rock it back and forth bottom to top. It's good to have a cloth under the iron so the yucky stuff doesn't get on your ironing board. I rocked it, and then would lift it nearly vertical and flakes of yuck would come out in the steam, and browinish yucky stuff would come out of the steam holes - just clean that off the sole plate when cool.

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No steam, button jammed


Hi,

I posted a similar fix under Rowenta DG-980 troubleshooting section. You may be able to pry off the soft rubber cover and access the switch assy and initiate a "surgical procedure".564568
Are you working on another iron similar to the DG-980 posting elsewhere on the FixYa website?

As for the Rowenta manufacturer, you can "Google" the Rowenta website at http://www.google.com typing in Rowenta and looking specifically for the Rowenta home website to get manuals, PDF reader and other good stuff. Please advise if your problem is fixed. I'm in SoCal and been to the UK only once.

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I cannot get the iron to put forth steam when I am ironing. It isn't even a year old.


take down the iron and clean it the spring is dead probaly you can stretcth it to gain a little tension.good luck.

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